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LAFD SOBER Unit Transports Chronic Users to Sobering Center

The SOBER Unit, a yearlong pilot program from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), seeks to better allocate resources by transporting chronic users to...

Alcoholism Damages DNA, Increasing Cancer Chances

A recent study has revealed that alcoholism damages DNA, which can increases the individual’s likelihood of cancer. The study was published in Nature International Journal...

ESPN President’s Resignation Cites Substance Abuse

On December 18, ESPN President John Skipper resigned from the position, citing substance abuse and the need to seek addiction recovery treatment. Skipper made the...

DoD Invests in Sea Slugs to Mitigate Soldier Addiction

The Department of Defense will provide the University of Utah with a $10 million dollar grant to investigate how the venom of sea slugs...

Injection to Mitigate Opioid Addiction Approved by the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sublocade, an injection version of their commonly-used opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone. Indivior is the company...

Opioid Overdose Deaths Rise in Florida

The Florida Medical Examiners Commission’s annual report on drugs found in the systems of diseased persons has been released, revealing that opioid overdose deaths...

Barriers to Addiction Recovery Cost Lives

As the opioid crisis continues to ravish the country, barriers to addiction recovery cost lives, as nearly one hundred Americans die every day from...

Mother Fatally Overdosed Cleaning Up Son’s Overdose

A mother who discovered her son overdosing in the bathroom had him brought to intensive care. However, authorities believe that the mother was exposed...

White House Commission Suggests 56 Strategies to Combat Opioid Crisis

Thursday the Opioid Commission tasked by President Donald Trump sent the White House a list of 56 methods to mitigate the opioid crisis. It...

Researchers Pinpoint Prescription Abuse Using Twitter

A report published in the American Journal of Toxicology details how medical researchers are searching for users on Twitter who are engaging in prescription...
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