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530 Articles Matching "addiction"

Viewpoints: Reversing The Downward Trend In U.S. Life Expectancy; Who Is Responsible For Kids’ Smartphone Use, Addiction?

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of opinions on health care from news outlets around the...
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Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: Study

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Stop Addiction

Jan 12, 2018 , WebMD
Tamper-resistant opioid pills -- one attempt to curb prescription painkiller abuse -- aren't stopping overuse and overdosing, at least in Australia, new research...
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Research Finds Signs Of Recovery, Solidarity At Underground Safe Injection Site

Jan 10, 2018 , Forbes
Addiction researchers say supervised injection sites could bring the benefits they've shown abroad to patients here in the U.S., where opioid abuse overwhelms...
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Viewpoints: The Power Of The Flu, Other Infectious Diseases; Smartphone Addiction

Jan 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of opinions on health care from news outlets around the...
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Activist Investors Want Apple To Play Role In Combating Growing Crisis Of Kids’ Smartphone Addictions

Jan 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System control about $2 billion of Apple share, and want Apple to take responsibility for what they see as a public health...
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'Best days are still ahead' for top opioid addiction treatment Vivitrol, CEO says

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Jim Cramer spoke to Alkermes CEO Richard Pops, who said 2018 will be a year of milestones for his company's...
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This Anti-Overdose Medication Has Provided Miracles To Families Of Those Struggling With Addiction

Jan 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Naloxone is increasingly seen as the first line of defense in an opioid overdose. When administered within the first minutes — even up to an hour or more — of a potentially deadly overdose, it can resuscitate a...
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Apple urged to take action on smartphone addiction some call 'digital heroin'

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Two Apple shareholders have urged the tech giant to address a major concern: Tech is addictive and hurting our...
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In-Depth: How digital health technologies can help the United States address the opioid epidemic

Jan 07, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Although generations of Americans have struggled with opioid addiction, what was once seen as a peripheral drug problem has lately hit the American public with...
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New Study Aims To Improve Patient Retention Rates And Outcomes In Substance Abuse Treatment

Jan 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
From 2000 to 2015, more than a half million people died from drug overdoses. Many of these individuals tried to recover from their addiction by seeking treatment at specialty addiction programs. Addiction treatment delivery systems in the United States, however, do not always deliver high quality, e......
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Profit Mining The Opioid Crisis: The Dark Underbelly Of Lucrative Addiction Treatment Industry

Jan 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The opioid epidemic has sparked a huge growth in the extremely profitably addiction treatment industry -- but there is little regulation around these centers that are making a lot of money off sick and needy patients. The New York Times offers a deeper...
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Mobile Addiction Treatment Van Tries To Offer Help When Former Inmates Are Most At Risk

Jan 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The van parks outside Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center with a sign advertising its services to try to help people right as they're released from...
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Gaming, 'Selfitis' And Social Media: Are These Virtual Addictions Real?

Jan 03, 2018 , Forbes
Screen-based addictions are becoming more acknowledged by the mental health community. Are they...
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Underground Safe Injection Site Offers Healing, Community For US Addicts: Study

Jan 03, 2018 , Forbes
Addiction researchers say supervised injection sites could bring the benefits they've shown abroad to patients here in the U.S., where opioid abuse overwhelms...
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Brain Research Points The Way To New Treatments For Nicotine Addiction

Jan 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As the worldwide death toll from tobacco use continues to climb—it's currently six million per year and is expected to top eight million by 2030, according to the World Health Organization—efforts to unlock the secrets of nicotine addiction take on a distinct urgency. "Nicotine is one of the most di......
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'Dr. Phil' show allegedly endangered health of guests struggling with addiction

Dec 29, 2017 , CNBC Health
Former guests told STAT News and the Boston Globe that the show engaged in exploitative practices....
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Research Roundup: Victims Of Bullying; Court-Ordered Addiction Treatment; And Cervical Pessaries

Dec 28, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Research Roundup: Victims Of Bullying; Court-Ordered Addiction Treatment; And Cervical Pessaries

Dec 23, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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‘We Are Losing A Generation’: Cherokee Nation Fears Loss Of Identity As Opioid Crisis Decimates Tribe

Dec 19, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
A suit on behalf of the Cherokee Nation has been brought in tribal court against opioid-makers, but the companies are asking a federal judge to deny the tribe’s authority to even bring the case. In other news on the crisis, prosecutors are starting to treat overdoses as homicides; women in Texas who need mental health or addiction help are ending up in jail instead; senators call for more funding for the crisis; and...
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