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Article ID: 700726

AJPH November Issue: Australian gun control effects, crowding harms child development, tractor rollover protections worth millions, web-based CBT improves addiction treatment

American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Australian gun control and suicide/homicide rates, crowding and commute effects on child health, tractor rollover protection, and the effect of web-based CBT telenovelas on addiction treatment.

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Article ID: 701016

A Tailored Approach to Minority Tobacco Cessation Programs

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers work with African American and American Indian communities to identify effective tobacco cessation strategies

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Article ID: 700842

Study Shows Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Can Lead to Long-term Opioid Use

Mount Sinai Health System

Patients treated with more-invasive surgical techniques for a type of early-stage lung cancer are more likely to become chronic opioid users than patients treated with minimally invasive surgery.

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20-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700960

Misuse of Stimulants Remains a Top Concern on College Campuses, Survey Finds

Ohio State University

Almost 16 percent of college students say they misuse prescription stimulants, often in the quest for better grades, a new survey of U.S. undergraduate, graduate and professional students has found.

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24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 700968

Anesthesia Providers Set Cannabis Abstinence Guidelines

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

In the past few decades, societal acceptance and legalization of marijuana have increased. Despite centuries of cannabis use for both recreational and medicinal purposes, scientific knowledge of marijuana is limited. In this changing environment, anesthesia providers need preoperative guidelines to assess patients who are medicinal, recreational, or chronic cannabis users and up-to-date information about potential interaction with anesthesia.

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23-Sep-2018 8:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700916

National Recognition for Einstein Montefiore Addiction Specialist

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., a New York City-based expert in opioid use disorder will serve on a national board advising the CDC on best approaches to address the nation's opioid epidemic.

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DNA Vaccine Leads to Immune Responses in HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck cancer. Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania tested the immunotherapy approach in two groups of patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa) and found 86 percent showed elevated T cell activity.

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Researchers Successfully Train Employees to Respond to Opioid Overdose, Administer Naloxone

New York University

A small study shows that business managers and staff—such as those running coffee shops and fast-food restaurants—can be trained to reverse opioid overdoses, which are known to occur in public bathrooms.

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17-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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