Clamping down on prescription painkiller abuse

Clamping down on prescription painkiller abuse

Published on May 30, 2013

An informative look into the FDA’s attempts to crack down on  prescription drugs. More here.

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Medical Residents Lacking Substance Abuse Training

Medical Residents Lacking Substance-Abuse Training

Published on May 28, 2013

A recent study reveals a lack in substance use disorder training in our nation’s doctors….

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Addiction and the Effects on Pregnancy

Published on May 22, 2013

Drug addiction amongst pregnant women is not a widespread problem occuring in the field of…

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A Helping Hand

Published on May 9, 2013

Substance abuse among high school and college-age students has been a lingering issue that continues…

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Substance Abuse Among our Baby Boomers

Published on May 6, 2013

Retirement is often painted with palm trees, exquisite meals, big smiles, and fine living. To…

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Understanding the Addiction

Published on April 15, 2013

Merriam-Webster’s definition of “addiction” – compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin,…

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Gaming Addiction to be Added to the Disorder Manual

Published on April 5, 2013

Video game addiction? Yes, video game addiction has evolved into a serious problem. Serious enough…

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New law to fight against prescription drug abuse

Published on April 3, 2013

“Doctor shopping” according to Tennessee law is defined by a patient who receives the same or…

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