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FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

CET ‘feasible’ in schizophrenia patients with substance misuse

CET ‘feasible’ in schizophrenia patients with substance misuse

Buprenorphine maintenance therapy better than detoxification for treating prescription opioid dependence

Buprenorphine maintenance therapy better than detoxification for treating prescription opioid dependence

Research roundup: End-of-life preferences; surviving trauma when older; ACA's big waiver for states

Research roundup: End-of-life preferences; surviving trauma when older; ACA's big waiver for states

Incentives can help promote drug abstinence among pregnant women with heroin or cocaine addiction

Incentives can help promote drug abstinence among pregnant women with heroin or cocaine addiction

Financial reward stubs out smoking habit

Financial reward stubs out smoking habit

Contingency management programs an effective way to reduce smoking in pregnant women

Contingency management programs an effective way to reduce smoking in pregnant women

Censorship of public health websites by Russian drug agency an 'assault' on HIV prevention

Censorship of public health websites by Russian drug agency an 'assault' on HIV prevention

Research points to ineffective and incomplete drug education as factor in heroin initiation

Research points to ineffective and incomplete drug education as factor in heroin initiation

Reuters examines how Russia's 'drug problem' has 'become an AIDS problem'

Reuters examines how Russia's 'drug problem' has 'become an AIDS problem'

First large-scale study to assess treatment for prescription drug addiction

First large-scale study to assess treatment for prescription drug addiction

Drug therapy for heroin addicts helps women quit smoking

Drug therapy for heroin addicts helps women quit smoking

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods

Biotoxin from puffer fish may provide treatment for opioid withdrawal

Biotoxin from puffer fish may provide treatment for opioid withdrawal