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Heavy-Drinking Mothers Linked to Their Child’s Path Toward the Justice System

This study investigated whether children whose mothers had an alcohol-related disorder would be at risk of early-life contact with the justice system, which can lead to many negative outcomes across an individual’s life span. Such outcomes can include repeated contact with the justice system, social disadvantages and marginalization, and mental-health and substance-use issues.

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Opioid Crisis Leads to Abuse of an Unusual Suspect: Antidiarrheal Medication

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With the opioid epidemic growing, some people are turning to an unusual and very dangerous alternative: taking massive doses of a common antidiarrheal drug called loperamide, often sold over the counter under the brand name Imodium.

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DNA-Cutting Enzyme, Drug for High-Risk Leukemias, Infant Sun Protection, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Teaching Transgender Respect, Methamphetamine Use Disorder Trial, Rx Drug Cost, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Opioid, Overdose, Medicaid, Chronic Pain

In Medicaid Patients, Fatal Overdose Risk Rises with Opioid Dose and Sedative-Hypnotic Use

Among Medicaid patients taking opioids for chronic pain, the risk of fatal overdose rises steadily with daily opioid dose, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Northwestern University, Opioids, FDA, Chronic Pain, Northwestern Medicine, opioid abuse, Opana ER

All Opioids Have the Potential to Be Abused. Opioid Expert Works with Patients Reeling From Chronic Pain.

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Heroin, Society, Opioid

Heroin’s Use Rising, Costing Society More Than $51 Billion

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Heroin use in the United States was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Abuse, ACES, REP, Ovarian Cancer

Women with Past Adverse Childhood Experiences More Likely to Have Ovaries Removed, Study Shows

ROCHESTER, Minn. —Mayo Clinic researchers report that women who suffered adverse childhood experiences or abuse as an adult are 62 percent more likely to have their ovaries removed before age 46. These removals are for reasons other than the presence of ovarian cancer or a high genetic risk of developing cancer, says the new study published today in BMJ Open.

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Anti-Heroin Vaccine Found Effective in Non-Human Primates

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This is the first vaccine against an opioid to pass this stage of preclinical testing.

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Drug Interaction Prevention , Drug Awarness

The News About Tiger Woods Last Week Serves as a Strong Reminder That Everyone Who Takes Prescription Drugs Must Be Knowledgeable About What They're Putting Into Their Mouth







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