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International Statement Recommending Against the Use of Terminology That Can Stigmatize People

International Statement Recommending Against the Use of Terminology That Can Stigmatize People

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What Do We Know Now About the Impact of the Laws Related to Marijuana?

Conclusions: Current data suggest that increases in marijuana use preceded legalization in 2012. Treatment admissions were declining before these laws, but some indicators of morbidity seem to be increasing subsequent to legalization, with modest increases in poison center calls in both states and increases in acute medical visits in Denver. Data are needed to understand the relationship between t
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Cigarette Smokers are Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Loads: Results From Four HIV Clinics

Conclusions: HIV-infected smokers are less likely to have undetectable viral loads and frequently have psychosocial comorbidities including depression and substance abuse that impact antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral load suppression. To be effective, smoking-cessation interventions need to address the complex underlying concurrent risks in this population. (Source: Journal of Addiction M
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Reproductive Health Needs Among Substance Use Disorder Treatment Clients

Objectives: Individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) have unique reproductive health needs. The aim of this study was to evaluate these needs and assess the acceptability of family planning service delivery of SUD treatment clients. Methods: Reproductive health needs of drug treatment clients were assessed using a cross-sectional anonymous survey in 4 treatment sites in Baltimore City, MD.
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Presence or Absence of QTc Prolongation in Buprenorphine-Naloxone Among Youth With Opioid Dependence

Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate buprenorphine-naloxone effects on the QTc in youth with opioid dependence. Buprenorphine is a partial agonist that is an effective treatment for opioid dependence. Compared with methadone, it has a lower risk of QTc prolongation in adults, but is less studied in the youth. It may also reduce the risk of torsades de pointes (TdP)β€”an uncommon varian
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