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Mortality risk during and after opioid substitution treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies | The BMJ

Abstract
Objective

To compare the risk for all cause and overdose mortality in people with opioid dependence during and after substitution treatment with methadone or buprenorphine and to characterise trends in risk of mortality after initiation and cessation of treatment.

Design

Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Data sources

Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, and LILACS to September 2016.

Study selection

Prospective or retrospective cohort […]

May 1st, 2017|Article|0 Comments

How a Single Gene Could Become a Volume Knob for Pain

WIRED

Her skin is perpetually on fire. He can’t even feel a bone break. Together they might hold the key to ending America’s opioid epidemic.

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April 24th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana

Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic’s hat and investigated on his own. He comes back with a fascinating report on what we know and what we don’t — and what mainstream medicine could learn from the modern medical marijuana dispensary.

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April 21st, 2017|Link, Video|0 Comments

Medical marijuana policies and hospitalizations related to marijuana and opioid pain reliever

Medical marijuana policies and hospitalizations related to marijuana and opioid pain reliever

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April 13th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Genes Are Environment And Addiction A Must Watch!

Moshe Szyf is a pioneer in the field of epigenetics, the study of how living things reprogram their genome in response to social factors like stress and lack of food. His research suggests that biochemical signals passed from mothers to offspring tell the child what kind of world they’re going to live in, changing the […]

April 3rd, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I took multivitamins every day for a decade. Then I found out they’re useless.

I took multivitamins every day for a decade. Then I found out they’re useless.

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March 28th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

American workers hit 10-year high for drug use: survey

American workers hit 10-year high for drug use: survey

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March 16th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Ohio Suboxone Licensure Law Likely to Force Closure of Change of Existing Programs

S.B. 319 signed by Gov. Kasich January 4, 2017

The Ohio General Assembly adopted Senate Bill 319 to combat growing concerns about the opioid and heroin epidemic in Ohio. The new law includes a requirement that Suboxone Clinics seek licensure under rules to be developed by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

S.B. 319 limits who […]

March 10th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unintended Consequences of Ohio’s S.B. 319 Could Reduce Access to Addiction Treatment

Unintended Consequences of Ohio’s S.B. 319 Could Reduce Access to Addiction Treatment

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March 1st, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cannabis as Secondary Drug Is Not Associated…

Cannabis as Secondary Drug Is Not Associated With a Greater Risk of Death in Patients With Opiate, Cocaine, or Alcohol Dependence

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February 15th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments