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Cigna and American Society of Addiction Medicine Join Forces To Improve Treatment for …

Cigna and American Society of Addiction Medicine Join Forces To Improve Treatment for …

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, in response to the drug epidemic sweeping the country, Cigna announced its collaboration with the …
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Your sweet tooth is the brain ‘craving CALORIES not an addiction to sugar’

Many of us suffer from an insatiable sweet tooth. We can’t go through the day without hankering for cupcakes or sugary treats. And, even when we’re watching our waistlines, we often feel powerless to the allure of sweets. Thus, in moments of desperation, we find ourselves giving into our sugar cravings. But now, scientists have revealed that we aren’t actually craving sweet foods. Instead,
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Acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers 2015.

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Recurrent paraparesis and death of a patient with ‘whippet’ abuse – Hirvioja J, Joutsa J, Wahlsten P, Korpela J.

Nitrous oxide is increasingly used as a recreational drug that is easily and legally available worldwide. Occasional nitrous oxide use has been considered relatively safe without the development of addiction or major adverse effects. However, heavy long-term nitrous oxide abuse can be associated with severe neurological complications, and even deaths have been described. The characteristic presen
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Substance abuse and crime: considerations for a comprehensive forensic assessment – Esbec E, Echeburúa E.

There is a strong link between drug use and crime, but this relationship is complex. Drug use does not necessarily lead to an increase in crimes, such as theft, rape or assault, even among regular users or addicts. However, in cases of individuals who consume drugs excessively and commit crimes, both factors are linked. Poverty, personality disorders, social and cultural variables, relationships
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