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OxyContin goes global — “We're only just getting started”

OxyContin goes global — “We’re only just getting started”

Those claims recall the initial marketing of OxyContin in the U.S. in the late … he said, but “you are still low” compared with the U.S., Canada and Europe. …. Up to 24% of patients who take the drugs long-term develop addiction …
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Tracking and Locating Itinerant Subjects With a Rechargeable Incentive Card: Results of a Randomized Trial.

This study contrasted two incentivizing methods-money orders (MOs) or rechargeable incentive cards (RICs)-with regard to rates of participants’ study engagement and follow-up contact over a 6-month period.
METHODS: Substance abusers (N = 303) in Los Angeles, California were recruited and randomized to either an MO (control) or RIC (experimental) condition. All participants were asked to call t
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Blacks face higher risk of drug arrests in White neighborhoods

Although Blacks and Whites in the United States (US) use and sell drugs at approximately the same rates, Blacks are more than twice as likely to be arrested for drug related reasons than are Whites (Trifiletti, Gielen, Sleet, & Hopkins, 2005; Mitchell, 2015; National Survey, 2013). The mass incarceration of Black men resulting from this bias in drug related arrests has contributed to the social an
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Depression, Addiction Common Among Young Transgender WomenDepression, Addiction Common Among Young Transgender Women

Mental health issues like depression and addiction are more common among young transgender women than the general U.S. population, according to a new study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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A Longitudinal Study of Truant Youths’ Involvement in Sexual Risk Behavior.

National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike , Bethesda MD , 20894 USA…
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