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1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide is Alcohol-Related

A startling new report from the World Health Organization shows the impact of drinking across the globe. According to their studies, 1 in 20 people who died has been impacted by alcohol, whether they die from an accident or disease. Alcohol is linked to more than 200 health conditions, including liver cirrhosis, some forms of

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OH Wants to List Opioid Use Disorder for Medical Marijuana Use

On September 8, 2018, Ohio will be implementing their first medical marijuana program. The program will help dispense marijuana as pain relief to people with health conditions such as fibromyalgia, and inflammatory bowel disease are already approved for the program, but addiction experts have doubts about its effectiveness treating other addiction While some wellness advocates

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Fentanyl: So Deadly Arkansas Uses it to End Lives on Purpose

There have been many stories about the dangers of fentanyl, but the latest twist earlier this month is sobering. In the past few years, states with the death penalty have had trouble with suppliers of drugs. Pharmaceutical companies have refused to sell them the traditional execution drugs, ancuronium bromide (Pavulon) and Potassium chloride put into the

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Oxy Cutoff Caused Heroin Addiction in 20 States

The Palm Beach Post unleashed an investigation last week connecting a cutoff in Oxycontin prescriptions to a rise in heroin overdoses in 20 states East of the Mississippi River. In 2010, South Florida had some of the most notorious cases of pill mills around – the area was considered a significant trafficking area for oxycodone.

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A New Pill for Meth Addiction Looks Promising

Researchers at Australia's Curtin University are about to conduct a clinical trial for a pill that could be used to treat meth addiction. The pill, which contains n-acetyl cysteine, is also known as NAC in medical circles. The trial will test the efficacy of the pill in reducting cravings for crystal meth in an effort

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