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Taking action against drug impaired driving in Canada is not new. … the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Parachute Canada and the Ontario …
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Fighting fentanyl in Alberta: An investigation into a public health crisis

It’s the newest serial killer, targeting communities across North America and becoming … “Suboxone doesn’t treat addiction,” continues Dr. Adams.
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Gender‐specific effects of comorbid depression and anxiety on the propensity to drink in negative emotional states

ConclusionsThere appears to be a higher prevalence of comorbid depression and anxiety disorders as well as propensity to drink in negative emotional situations in female compared with male alcoholics. Substance‐induced depression appears to have a sex‐specific effect on the increased risk for drinking in negative emotional situations in males. This article is protected by copyright. All rights
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Using Computational Classifiers to Detect Chronic Alcoholism

Addiction to alcohol is one of the commonest problems in human society. The tribes of the Jharkhand state of India are also generally addicted to a homemade alcohol Mahuwa, fermented from the flower of Madura longifolia. In the present work, the effects of Mahuwa on the cerebral cortex of the brain are evaluated. The digital brain signals or electroencephalogram (EEG) was recorded from frontal, ce
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Could cannabis help prevent prescription painkiller abuse? Medical marijuana ‘reduces use of addictive opioid meds’ 

Scientists revealed chronic pain patients using medical marijuana reported a 64 per cent decrease in their use of prescription painkillers. The findings suggest cannabis could help curb the ongoing opioid epidemic Medical marijuana reduces the use of prescription opioids in those patients battling chronic pain, experts revealed. Patients using cannabis to control chronic pain reported a 64 per ce
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