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Vancouver clinic turns long-time addicts from prescription heroin to abstinence

Vancouver clinic turns long-time addicts from prescription heroin to abstinence

Vancouver resident and activist Dianne Tobin is the first person in North America to exit a prescription-heroin program and not go back to using …
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ENGIE Services Part of the Winning Team for the Redevelopment of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction …

ENGIE Services is part of ENGIE in North America, which manages a range of energy businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including electricity …
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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

From the CARA bill, to opioid prescribing guidelines and Naloxone, the advancements to alleviate the growing opioid epidemic continue with the aim of helping those struggling with opioid addiction. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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FDA outlines standards for anti-abuse generic painkillers

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. (Source: U.S. News – Health)
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