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Should Portland Have a Safe Drug Injection Site?

Should Portland Have a Safe Drug Injection Site?

Accepted in Europe and Australia, but nearly nonexistent in North America, these are places where drug users can safely inject drugs—or, in some …
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Issues of Accountability Force Withdrawal of $1M CAMH Funding

CAMH is the largest mental health and addictions teaching hospital and center for research in Canada. According to Foundation President Andrew …
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To Help Newborns Dependent On Opioids, Hospitals Rethink Mom’s Role

Carolyn Rossi has been a registered nurse for 27 years, and she’s been fiercely protective of infants in her intensive care unit — babies born too soon, babies born with physical and cognitive abnormalities and, increasingly, babies born dependent on opioids. As clinical manager of the nurseries at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Rossi works in the neonatal intensive care unit. Like many h
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Separating the Association Between Inhibitory Control and Substance Use Prevalence Versus Quantity During Adolescence: A Hurdle Mixed-Effects Model Approach.

Inhibitory control is a critical component to the self-regulation of affect and behavior. Research consistently demonstrates negative associations between inhibitory control and several problem behaviors including substance misuse during early adolescence. However, analytic approaches previously used have often applied ordinary least squares (OLS) regression to non-normal count data with an exces
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No Treatment Beds Available? Deficit In Substance Abuse Counselors Could Be To Blame

As the addiction epidemic grows, so does the shortage in substance abuse counselors. With counselors leaving the field at 1 out of 4 every year, what can be done to retain counselors to serve patients in need of care? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
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