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The opioid crisis has changed the way we think about pain. Addictions typically associated with street drugs now often start in the doctor’s office.
New measures have been developed to limit unnecessary opioid prescriptions but will how successful will they be?
In the U.S., an estimated 553,000 people per night are homeless. Among this population, hospitalizations are on the rise, according to a December 2018 study in Medical Care.
The terms "addiction" and "physical dependence" are not interchangeable, even though they're often used that way. Learn the difference.
Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.
The approved the first generic versions of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film for the treatment of opioid dependence to improve access to these medications for people who need them.
Hospira is recalling two lots of naloxone – an antidote for opioid overdose – because of the possible presence of particulate matter on the syringe plunger.
Are you at risk for misusing alcohol? Take this health quiz to find out!
Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.
Greater sleep difficulties were associated with lower self-regulatory behavior and in some cases a high score for problem gambling.