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Advancements in pain management are giving new options to patients

Advancements in pain management are giving new options to patients

UK receives $8.8 million to support addiction treatment for women in criminal justice settings

UK receives $8.8 million to support addiction treatment for women in criminal justice settings

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

Teenage vaping rate doubles in  two years

Teenage vaping rate doubles in two years

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths

New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths

Communities that Care coalitions reduce problem behaviors among youth

Communities that Care coalitions reduce problem behaviors among youth

Researchers to test text-based counseling for young adults with cannabis use disorder

Researchers to test text-based counseling for young adults with cannabis use disorder

Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Teens growing up as minorities more likely to experience anxiety and depression

Teens growing up as minorities more likely to experience anxiety and depression

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

Hardship during the Great Recession associated with long-lasting declines in mental health

Hardship during the Great Recession associated with long-lasting declines in mental health

Study highlights the need for systematic improvements in care for intoxicated minors

Study highlights the need for systematic improvements in care for intoxicated minors

Front-line primary care providers given tools to play larger role in tackling opioid abuse

Front-line primary care providers given tools to play larger role in tackling opioid abuse

Study explores obstacles to treating opioid use disorder with an effective medication

Study explores obstacles to treating opioid use disorder with an effective medication

UNM researchers find strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain

UNM researchers find strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain

Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances

Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances