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California governor, lawmakers want state to pay addicts to get sober

US HEADLINES: Frustrated by out-of-control increases in drug overdose deaths, California’s leaders are trying something radical: They want the state…

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Goal-setting and positive parent-child relationships reduce risk of youth vaping

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Fellow, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. view more  Credit: UPMC…

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Administering opioids to pregnant mice alters behavior and gene expression in offspring

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Correlation of behavioral results with gene expression in male mice. view more  Credit: Martin et al., eNeuro…

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US clinics slower to provide opioid treatment than Canadian clinics

Fitness & Health: As opioid overdose deaths rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, people seeking treatment for opioid addiction had to…

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Four themes identified as contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to…

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Journey from smoking to vaping variable – Otago academics

Fitness & Health: Persistence may be the key when quitting smoking using an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS), commonly known…

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Smartphone gaming can be harmful for some seeking relief from boredom

Fitness & Health: Smartphone gaming can be harmful to players who game to escape their negative mood and feelings of…

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Dearth of mental health support during pandemic for those with chronic health problems

Fitness & Health: A new scoping review found that those with chronic health concerns, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer,…

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Words matter: Language can reduce mental health and addiction stigma, NIH leaders say

Fitness & Health: WHAT: In a perspective published in Neuropsychopharmacology, leaders from the National Institutes of Health address how…

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How ERs Fail Patients With Addiction: One Patient’s Tragic Death

Fitness & Health: Jameson Rybak tried to quit using opioids nearly a dozen times within five years. Each time, he’d…

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