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Cocaine losing its luster in the US

Although the high demand for cocaine continued into the new millennium, the U.S. has seen a dramatic drop in illicit sales and popularity surrounding...

New opioid vaccines show promise in early tests

A new vaccine being developed by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute to block the pain-numbing effects of certain opioid drugs has shown promise...

Avoiding addiction to opioid painkillers

Four in five new heroin users started out misusing prescription painkillers, according to the American Society of Addiction and Medicine (ASAM). “There’s a great deal...

New bill earmarks $1 billion to treat opioid addiction

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide $4.8 billion to the National Institutes of Health...

Detoxing with Suboxone

Detoxing from opioids can be a harrowing experience. Drugs like Suboxone, a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, are often used during the detox process...
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