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Simon & Schuster to market Hazelden books

Simon & Schuster to market Hazelden books

“This agreement is focused on North America, but it’s a broader reach with a … The division is small part of the nonprofit’s overall addiction treatment …
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An initial fMRI study on neural correlates of prayer in members of Alcoholics Anonymous.

CONCLUSION: AA members’ prayer was associated with a relative reduction in self-reported craving and with concomitant engagement of neural mechanisms that reflect control of attention and emotion. These findings suggest neural processes underlying the apparent effectiveness of AA prayer.
PMID: 27015258 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse)
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From CARA To Prescribing Guidelines: Recent Advancements To Fight The Opioid Crisis

“Capital is the byproduct of having the right mindset and addressing the right issue and challenges.”…
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FDA outlines standards for anti-abuse generic painkillers

FILE – This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. Federal officials are encouraging generic drugmakers to reformulate their painkillers to make them harder to abuse, the latest in a string of steps designed to combat abuse of highly-addictive prescription pain drugs. On Thursday, March 24, 2016, the FDA published draft guidelines outlinin
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Potential for misuse & diversion of opioids to addicts should not overshadow their therapeutic value

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Opioids are very effective for treating some types of pain, such as cancer pain and postoperative pain, but not for other kinds of pain like chronic low back pain. An increase in the number of opioid-related deaths among addicts has led to the current movement to restrict opioid prescribing by state and federal authorities. While a laudable goal, t
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