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Overdoses Fell With Medical Marijuana Legalization

Overdoses Fell with Medical Marijuana Legalization Our study should also not be used to tout the use of marijuana to treat opioid addiction, a particularly upsetting misinterpretation, as the limited evidence available points to the opposite being true: Quitting marijuana may strengthen recovery for … Read more on New York Times Could Marijuana Help Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction? It's a tempting sell in New England, hard hit by the painkiller and heroin crisis, with a problem: There is very little research showing marijuana works as a treatment for the addiction. … Bolstered by stories like Ham's, doctors are experimenting … Read more on CBS Local Read more... ...

Kathleen Parker: New Biography Speaks the Truth, Doesn't Beat Around the Bush

...  under the first Bush, has responded that he considers … Read more on Press Herald I'm dependent on narcotics; that doesn't mean I'm an addict. In the years that I've been using opioids, their use has become more restricted and controversial. A surge in heroin addiction and overdose is directly related to painkiller abuse. People get hooked on the Vicodin or Percocet prescribed after surgery … Read more on Salon Tags: heroin addiction, dick cheney, heroin addict ...

Chicago No. 1 in Heroin Use but Lags in Treatment Programs

...  and … Read more on Chicago Sun-Times New research guards against activity tracker 'cheaters' But because activity trackers can be easily deceived, Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago researchers have designed a way to train smartphone trackers to spot the difference between fake and real activity. … “As … Read more on Drug Store News Tags: treatment programs, rehabilitation institute of chicago, treatment program, heroin addict ...

Scarborough Starts Heroin Treatment Program

Scarborough starts heroin treatment program The initiative is in response to a surge in overdoses, some of them fatal, in Maine from heroin and from heroin laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate. The police department has partnered with Liberty Bay Recovery Center in Portland and … Read more on Press Herald Talking heroin in Boothbay Harbor Last week, the Lincoln County Healthcare community committee, which meets monthly at St. Andrews Family Care Center, heard from local and state professionals about Maine's opiate epidemic and efforts to counter it. Holly Stover, a community volunteer … Read more on Boothbay Register Read more... ...

COA HITS SLOW REHAB WORK for BOHOL QUAKE, YOLANDA

by Mara 1 COA HITS SLOW REHAB WORK FOR BOHOL QUAKE, YOLANDA According to the update provided by the audit team, the finished projects included five barangay facilities, two public markets, two water supply projects, to civic centers, and one municipal hall in the Cebu town of Moalboal. Not one bridge was … Read more on Bohol News Today Teen heroin addict recovers with agency's help Nationally, drug-overdose deaths hit record numbers in 2014, with more than 47,000 tallied, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deaths from heroin tripled … and down my arms,” Taylor recalled. “My dad said, 'You're going to … Read more on The Seattle Times Tags: heroin addict, rehab centers, centers for disease control ...

'Sock-it-to-me' Star Judy Carne Dies at 76: Learn More About Pneumonia

'Sock-it-to-me' Star Judy Carne Dies At 76: Learn More About Pneumonia She died on September 3 due to pneumonia. Carne had an autobiography entitled “Laughing on the Outside, Crying on the Inside”. She chronicled her the various problems she had with substance abuse and how she survived. Unfortunately, the addiction … Read more on Health Aim Lives Remembered: Judy Carne But unlike Hawn, who went on to become a major Hollywood movie star with fi lms such as Private Benjamin and The First Wives Club, Carne's life spiralled out of control as she battled heroin addiction, broken marriages and a series of arrests for drugs … Read more on Express.co.uk Read more... ...

Dixon Police Program Helps Heroin Addicts Get Treatment

Dixon police program helps heroin addicts get treatment Police will dispose of drugs and paraphernalia without pressing charges for possession. Costs for treatment are left up to private insurance, state funds or Medicaid, and rehab centers also sometimes pay for it. The idea is catching on among Chicago … Read more on WRAL.com Nearly Half of Hepatitis C Patients on Medicaid Denied Coverage for Life … SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly 50 percent of Medicaid patients infected with chronic hepatitis C whose doctors had prescribed newer, life-saving antiviral drugs were denied coverage to the therapies because they weren't considered “a medical necessity” or … Read more on Penn Current Read more... ...