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The Difficult Choices: Managing Chronic Pain While Avoiding Opioid Abuse

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Rather than being considered a miracle pill that magically takes away pain, prescription opioids are increasingly being seen as a precursor to heroin addiction and the cause of potentially deadly overdoses themselves.

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Penn Researchers Receive Prestigious National Clinical Research Achievement Awards

Two research teams from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are among the recipients of the 2017 Clinical Research Achievement Award.

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Why Is a UVA Health System Research Study Replacing People's Cigarettes?

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The University of Virginia Health System is conducting a research study to determine if exercise and reduced-nicotine cigarettes can ease the withdrawal symptoms associated with reducing nicotine dependence.

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Smartphone Addiction Leads to Personal, Social, Workplace Problems

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Excessive smartphone use leads to problems, and females are especially susceptible to addiction, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Surprising Brain Change Appears to Drive Alcohol Dependence

A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) could help researchers develop personalized treatments for alcoholism and alcohol use disorder.

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Knowledge as an “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis

HMS launches free online course to educate clinicians, the public

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Professors Discuss Consequences of 'Brain-Hacking' Software for Smartphones

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Anderson Cooper visited CSU Dominguez Hills for story about the effects of habit-forming smartphone applications.

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What's Your Company Policy on E-Cigarettes?

As E-cigarettes continue to increase in popularity, employees are unclear on whether their employers have any company policy on "vaping"—or whether that policy is different for vaping versus tobacco smoking, reports a survey study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.







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