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Volunteering Might Prevent Substance Abuse for Female Student-Athletes

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As substance abuse continues to be a health concern in colleges and universities across the U.S., a social scientist from the University of Missouri has found that female student-athletes who volunteer in their communities and engage in helping behaviors are less likely to partake in dangerous alcohol and marijuana use.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: TSRI Addiction Expert Kim D. Janda to Participate in Clinton Foundation Health Matters Summit

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Six Things You Should Know About the Opioid Crisis

As a primary point of contact for patients receiving anesthesia, procedural sedation, and pain management services, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are answering the Surgeon General’s call to end the opioid crisis with a more holistic approach to pain management designed to reduce dependence on prescription medications and offering patients greater transparency, understanding and engagement in their own care.

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Expert Opinion: Beware the Stampede on Reducing Opioids

As a physician, I urge caution as we cut back opioids

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More Access to Opioid Treatment Programs Needed in Southeast, Says Study

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Large portions of the Southeast don’t have enough opioid treatment programs to match their high rates of opioid use disorder.

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Rutgers Expands Treatment for Substance Abuse and Mood Disorders

Rutgers Expands Treatment for Substance Abuse and Mood Disorders

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Epigenetic Alteration a Promising New Drug Target for Heroin Use Disorder

Heroin use is associated with excessive histone acetylation, an epigenetic process that regulates gene expression, and more years of drug use correlate with higher levels of hyperacetylation, according to research conducted at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

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WashU Expert: More Must Be Done to Address Opioid Crisis

Opioids, including heroin and prescription drugs, killed 33,000-plus people in 2015, more than any year on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. President Trump’s proposed budget aims to bring a $500 million increase in funding for prevention and treatment, but that amount isn’t enough to address the crisis, says an expert on substance use disorder treatment at Washington University in St.

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Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increased Prescribing of Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

States where Medicaid coverage was expanded under the Affordable Care Act have had a significant increase in prescribing of buprenorphine—a medication that plays an important role in addressing the opioid epidemic, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Anesthesia and Pain Management Expert Available for Interviews on Fighting Opioid Crisis

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