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People in affluent neighborhoods drink alcohol more frequently, study finds

People in affluent neighborhoods drink alcohol more frequently, study finds

HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

NIH study: Long-acting form of HIV prevention drug more effective than daily oral pill

NIH study: Long-acting form of HIV prevention drug more effective than daily oral pill

Study may help develop better treatment strategies for cannabis dependence

Study may help develop better treatment strategies for cannabis dependence

New program aims to prevent prescription drug use among high school students

New program aims to prevent prescription drug use among high school students

MIT engineers create a focused approach to imaging neural activity

MIT engineers create a focused approach to imaging neural activity

Temple researchers receive $1.77M grant to explore therapy for cocaine addiction

Temple researchers receive $1.77M grant to explore therapy for cocaine addiction

Opioid addiction treatment has increased for all age groups except the youngest

Opioid addiction treatment has increased for all age groups except the youngest

New risk genes for problematic alcohol use discovered

New risk genes for problematic alcohol use discovered

Stanford researchers develop optical technique to show how decisions light up the brain

Stanford researchers develop optical technique to show how decisions light up the brain

Study: High estrogen levels may influence alcohol use disorder

Study: High estrogen levels may influence alcohol use disorder

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

New technique determines lipid composition in a brain region

New technique determines lipid composition in a brain region

HVTN and HPTN initiate first clinical trial in response to COVID-19

HVTN and HPTN initiate first clinical trial in response to COVID-19

Study: New measure of broad psychopathology could predict future adverse outcomes

Study: New measure of broad psychopathology could predict future adverse outcomes

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

Study: Scant proportion of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder receive treatment

Study: Scant proportion of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder receive treatment

Long-term buprenorphine treatment can improve health care outcomes

Long-term buprenorphine treatment can improve health care outcomes

The Importance of Quality Control on Cannabis Related Products

The Importance of Quality Control on Cannabis Related Products

Researchers develop a new, promising treatment for HIV

Researchers develop a new, promising treatment for HIV