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Vancouver Agreement touted as national model for fighting addiction crisis

Vancouver Agreement touted as national model for fighting addiction crisis

One participant in the current discussions said that agreement is seen as a model that could be replicated across Canada to help encourageĀ …
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Sinclair Joins National Media Campaign Against Opioid Addiction

Lifeboat Distribution has expanded their distribution agreement with AVG Technologies allowing distribution into the North America, Latin America andĀ …
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Trajectories of Cigarette Smoking Beginning in Adolescence Predict Insomnia in the Mid Thirties.

CONCLUSIONS: Prevention and treatment programs for individuals who suffer from insomnia should be implemented in parallel with programs for smoking cessation. From a public health perspective, our longitudinal study that examined the association between earlier smoking trajectories and later insomnia suggests that treatments designed to reduce or cease smoking may lessen the occurrence of symptoms
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Tracking and Locating Itinerant Subjects With a Rechargeable Incentive Card: Results of a Randomized Trial.

This study contrasted two incentivizing methods-money orders (MOs) or rechargeable incentive cards (RICs)-with regard to rates of participants’ study engagement and follow-up contact over a 6-month period.
METHODS: Substance abusers (N = 303) in Los Angeles, California were recruited and randomized to either an MO (control) or RIC (experimental) condition. All participants were asked to call t
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Adolescent Sexual Minority Girls Are at Elevated Risk for Use of Multiple Substances.

Sexual minority youth, especially girls, are at risk for alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use when these substances are examined individually. However, little is known about concurrent use of these substances (i.e., three-substance use) in relation to sexual orientation. The present study compared profiles of past year alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use between SMGs and heterosexual girls. In
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