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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

Knowing when and how to taper off opioid dosage crucial to safe pain management

Knowing when and how to taper off opioid dosage crucial to safe pain management

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

Spending on transitional housing for youth in foster care can help prevent homelessness, incarceration

Spending on transitional housing for youth in foster care can help prevent homelessness, incarceration

Penn State physician highlights the importance of speaking frankly about suicide

Penn State physician highlights the importance of speaking frankly about suicide

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

Longtime crusader against Oxycontin begins to see the fruits of her struggle

Longtime crusader against Oxycontin begins to see the fruits of her struggle

Brain circuit regulates individual responses to temptation cues, rat study finds

Brain circuit regulates individual responses to temptation cues, rat study finds

Study finds alarming risk for people coming off chronic opioid therapy

Study finds alarming risk for people coming off chronic opioid therapy

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Waiting for the Trump health plan

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Waiting for the Trump health plan

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

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

Non-medical use of prescription amphetamines for ADHD linked to hospitalization, fatal outcomes

Non-medical use of prescription amphetamines for ADHD linked to hospitalization, fatal outcomes

Psychopathy associated with robust alterations in expression of genes, study shows

Psychopathy associated with robust alterations in expression of genes, study shows

Fast food may be a prime culprit in teenage depression

Fast food may be a prime culprit in teenage depression

Tackling homelessness among LGBTQ young adults in Tucson

Tackling homelessness among LGBTQ young adults in Tucson

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

Addiction clinics market pricey, unproven treatments to desperate patients

Addiction clinics market pricey, unproven treatments to desperate patients

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

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

Improvement of PTSD symptoms linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk

Improvement of PTSD symptoms linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk