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Entries for January 2011

A group of physicians and experts on pain policy have published an article arguing that while opioid treatment contracts - also known as "pain contracts" - between patients and their physicians can be useful, they may be bad for patients unless presented in the right way.
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Regular attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings appears to have a positive impact on reducing drinking among women released from incarceration, according to a new study.
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A study released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed that emergency room visits related to underage drinking shot up over 250 percent on New Year's Day 2009.
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A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reveals large regional shifts in rates of admissions to drug treatment between 1998 and 2008.
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According to new research, spirituality may be a key part of what makes Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) effective.
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Researchers at UC San Diego analyzed 33 years of data and found that alcohol consumption could be a contributing factor in many incidents of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
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The United States government is cracking down on the sale of drugs over the internet without prescriptions.
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