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Opioids: Out of control

Opioids: Out of control

Beginning next week, there will be a series of stories on the ways doctors, regulators and drug companies contribute to the nation’s opioid epidemic. …. Roughly 2.4 million Americans are addicted to opioids, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and about 1.1 million are receiving drug …
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Study: Early psychosis intervention programs can substantially reduce patient mortality

PEPP was founded in 1997 as the first early psychosis intervention (EPI) program in North America. … “Hospitalizations are often a necessary therapeutic intervention for patients with psychotic illness,” says co-author, Dr. Paul Kurdyak, a scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) …
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Medical News Today: What is the best way to sober up?

We look at the best ways to sober up fast. Included is detail on safe approaches to drinking, and the best ways to avoid intoxication in the first place. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.
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Rehab facility planned for Walnut Grove

A vacant Walnut Grove office complex could soon house an addiction and recovery facility.

Murfreesboro-based JourneyPure Inc. is seeking a use variance from the Memphis& Shelby County Office of Planning and Development’s Board of Adjustment to allow for a rehab facility at Walnut Grove Office Gardens, located at 3100 Walnut Grove Road. The case is scheduled to be heard at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March
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Suspended for Drug Offenses, Now an Addiction Specialist

(MedPage Today) — While on probation for prescription drug issues, doc gets new license in Florida (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
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