Search results for "Substance Abuse"

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Drug smuggler takes huge risk in swallowing 72 capsules of cocaine

This CT scan reveals reddish capsules that are intertwined throughout this man's intestines. The 72 capsules are filled with almost a kilogr...
November 2021

Solid reporting on 'liquid gold'

Medicare has spent tens of millions of dollars on tests to detect drugs that presented minimal abuse danger for most patients, according to arguments made by government lawyers in court cases ... sold on the street). 2. Make sure patients AREN’T taking
November 2021

Learn the warning signs for elder abuse, neglect

Patients with cognitive impairment are the most vulnerable to abuse and neglect, Dr. ... Other risk factors include female sex, advanced age, social isolation, poor social support networks, mental health problems, frailty, substance abuse, and reliance
July 2018

Ohio limits opioid prescriptions, the journey begins

I have written previously about the raging opioid epidemic here in Ohio. Attacking and reversing this tidal wave will require many weapons,...
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Patients, not physicians, key to halting opioid abuse

The fight against painkiller abuse should focus on patients, not prescribers, who were a source of drugs for three in 10 drug abusers and the sole source for one in five, ... ACP Internist outlined the physician's role in monitoring for opioid abuse in
November 2021

Virtual exercise's real effects studied

substance abuse treatment can practice skills and behaviors in the virtual world to prevent real-world relapses.
November 2021

Adapting primary care to include transgender patients

transgender patients (e.g., depression and anxiety) just as any other patient,” with more complex problems like suicidality or intensive substance abuse “referred to transgender-affirming mental health providers.” Resources like
November 2017

QD: News Every Day--Painkiller abuse rises in young men, declines in teens

QD: News Every Day--Painkiller abuse rises in young men, declines in teens. ... However, any abuse of painkillers among people ages 12 to 17 decreased by 15%.
November 2021

Maximum frustration of opiate demands

As authorities have cracked down on prescription drug abuse in recent years, users who have become addicted to the pills have switched to heroin.
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Internal medicine seeks to delay duty hour restrictions

Pain medicine abuse. Massachusetts regulators approved an online database of pain medication prescriptions designed to prevent addicts from doctor shopping.
November 2021

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