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Report Finds Gaps in Access to Opioid Addiction Help on Staten Island

Report Finds Gaps in Access to Opioid Addiction Help on Staten Island

Prosecutors and public health experts team up to help find ways to curb the opioid epidemic in the New York City borough. (Source: NYT Health)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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Mixing Opioid-Addiction Medications Raises Risks

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FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments with other meds

Combining medication for opioid addiction with anti-anxiety medicines and other drugs that also slow breathing and brain activity dangerous, FDA warns. (Source: CBC | Health)
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Melania Trump Urges Adults to Teach Children About Cyberbullying ‘By Our Own Example’

In her first appearance at a United Nations event, Melania Trump focused on issues facing the world’s children, urging adults to take the lead in teaching them “life’s many ethical lessons” and combating cyberbullying.
Hosting a luncheon for spouses of U.N. world leaders and committee heads on Wednesday, Trump stressed the importance of leading and teaching children “
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No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet

(Society for the Study of Addiction) A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments showed low to medium efficacy in reducing drinking, but those findings were from studies with a hig
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