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Supervised Injection Sites Could Stop Untold Opioid-Related Deaths

Supervised Injection Sites Could Stop Untold Opioid-Related Deaths

With hundreds of successful examples across Europe, Australia, and Canada, the potential for safe rooms stateside is real. … for supervised injection facilities, spaces where people can test their drugs, use them in a clean and safe area, and access medical and addiction services if necessary or desired.
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Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry

30) at the Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting in Chicago.The paper, which was presented by lead study author Dr. Hyung Suk Seo, a professor of neuroradiology at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, found an imbalance of chemicals in the brain of “internet-addicted” teenagers.
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Renacci bill would sensibly limit opioid prescriptions

In the wake of opioid addiction devastating his district and the nation, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) on Wednesday introduced legislation to establish sensible restrictions on opioid painkiller prescriptions that will deter addiction and enable appropriate treatment. “Ohio is the number one state affected …
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RSNA 2017: Smartphone addiction causes imbalance in brain chemistry

Young patients addicted to smartphones can develop significant imbalances in brain chemistry, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Currently, 46 percent of Americans report “not being able to live without their …
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Smartphone addiction can lead to chemical imbalance in brain: Study

… especially in young people, according to new research released this week at the Radiological Society of North America. As scientists continue to evaluate the physical and emotional effects of an increasingly screen-dependent population, researchers in South Korea found that teenagers addicted to …
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