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They call it ‘tranq’ — and it’s making street drugs even more dangerous

They call it ‘tranq’ — and it’s making street drugs even more dangerous

Varenicline and cytisine not more efficacious than nicotine to treat risky drinking and smoking, study says

Varenicline and cytisine not more efficacious than nicotine to treat risky drinking and smoking, study says

Lower efficacy of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in patients with frailty

Lower efficacy of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in patients with frailty

Music festivals embrace overdose reversal drugs, but fentanyl testing kits remain taboo

Music festivals embrace overdose reversal drugs, but fentanyl testing kits remain taboo

The US mental health hotline network is expanding, but rural areas still face care shortages

The US mental health hotline network is expanding, but rural areas still face care shortages

Decreased hippocampal activity linked to worse PTSD symptoms

Decreased hippocampal activity linked to worse PTSD symptoms

Study finds significant evidence for inaccurate and misleading labeling of CBD content

Study finds significant evidence for inaccurate and misleading labeling of CBD content

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

Research tests the effectiveness of a callback program on preventing ER return visits

Research tests the effectiveness of a callback program on preventing ER return visits

Study finds a drop in percentage of methadone-involved overdose deaths from January 2019 to August 2021

Study finds a drop in percentage of methadone-involved overdose deaths from January 2019 to August 2021

Lifestyle factors may be more important than age in determining a person's cognitive function

Lifestyle factors may be more important than age in determining a person's cognitive function

Can AI-chatbots promote health-lifestyle changes?

Can AI-chatbots promote health-lifestyle changes?

Digital mental health companies draw scrutiny and growing concerns

Digital mental health companies draw scrutiny and growing concerns

Culturally-sensitive interventions could be effective in preventing alcohol-related problems in Latino students

Culturally-sensitive interventions could be effective in preventing alcohol-related problems in Latino students

Crowdsourced data on overdoses pinpoints where to help

Crowdsourced data on overdoses pinpoints where to help

SARS-CoV-2 infection may be a trigger of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder

SARS-CoV-2 infection may be a trigger of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder

Sobering lessons in untying the knot of a homeless crisis

Sobering lessons in untying the knot of a homeless crisis

Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Clinical risk and protective factors for the presence and persistence of abdominal pain-related disorders of gut-brain interaction

Clinical risk and protective factors for the presence and persistence of abdominal pain-related disorders of gut-brain interaction

The effect on newborns’ health from marijuana use during pregnancy

The effect on newborns’ health from marijuana use during pregnancy