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Safe injection sites are necessary for saving lives

Safe injection sites are necessary for saving lives

NEW WESTMINSTER—Vancouver is home to the first legal supervised injection site in North America. At Insite, intravenous drug users can openly …
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The Addiction Medicine Foundation Accredits Two More Fellowship Programs, Bringing Total …

… of 44 addiction medicine fellowship training programs to date, based at major medical schools and teaching hospitals across North America, and is …
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Well: Seeking Painkillers in the Emergency Room

“Why wouldn’t I give patients a Percocet prescription? It makes their life easier and my life easier,” a colleague said to me recently. But that’s not the answer to the opioid epidemic. (Source: NYT)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
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Your sweet tooth is the brain ‘craving CALORIES not an addiction to sugar’

Many of us suffer from an insatiable sweet tooth. We can’t go through the day without hankering for cupcakes or sugary treats. And, even when we’re watching our waistlines, we often feel powerless to the allure of sweets. Thus, in moments of desperation, we find ourselves giving into our sugar cravings. But now, scientists have revealed that we aren’t actually craving sweet foods. Instead,
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Acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers 2015.

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