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State Senators Push For 'Harm Reduction Facility' Bill

State Senators Push For ‘Harm Reduction Facility’ Bill

It’s North America’s first legal supervised injection site. Over the past six years, it has seen 4 million people and had no deaths. The facility says it operates on a harm-reduction model, which means it strives to decrease the adverse health, social and economic consequences of drug use without requiring …
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RBC’s push into artificial intelligence reveals link between social media uproars and stock prices

Royal Bank of Canada is one of the few North American banks to have incorporated AI into capital-markets research, reshaping how analysts work and offering a signpost for where other firms are heading. RBC’s research group has six data scientists and specialists split between Toronto and New York …
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5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Older Adults and Addiction

Alcohol and drug abuse among older adults is one of the fastest growing health problems facing the country. (Source: Healthy Living – The Huffington Post)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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Toxic Black-Market Cigarettes Fuel Mesothelioma Concerns

The Australian government’s plan to see around 300,000 people quit smoking by 2020 has backfired.
A tobacco tax hike of a 12.5 percent over a four-year span has driven the price of cigarettes to $40 a pack and rising.
As a result, avid smokers are turning to illegally imported cigarettes to fuel their habit. The trend has resulted in the emergence of a flourishing black-market industry linked to
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1 Son, 4 Overdoses, 6 Hours

Drug deaths draw the most notice, but more addicted people live than die. For them and their families, life can be a relentless cycle of worry, hope and chaos. (Source: NYT Health)
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