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Entries for November 2013

A new study adds to evidence that e-cigarettes may help some smokers quit. The study followed e-cigarette users for one year, and found they cut back or quit regular cigarettes in large numbers, according to Reuters.


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As a growing number of young adults receive mental health care under the Affordable Care Act, costs are likely to rise, according to a new analysis. Under the law, mental health issues will now be treated the same as physical ailments, USA Today reports.


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California rehab clinics continued to receive federal funds after the state government cancelled contracts with the facilities, following investigations into possible fraud, according to The Center for Investigative Reporting.


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People who live in counties with higher concentrations of dentists and pharmacists are at increased risk of abusing prescription opioids, a new study suggests.


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Negative emotions play an important role in cocaine abuse, a new animal study suggests. Researchers at Rutgers University say initial positive feelings of intoxication are quickly followed by negative emotional responses when drug levels start to fall.


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Nonsmoking employees in trade positions, such as maintenance and repair workers, are significantly less likely than nonsmokers in professional fields to be protected against secondhand smoke, a new study finds.


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Portland, Maine and three Michigan cities have approved measures that legalize the possession of marijuana, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports.


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In an effort to eliminate or reduce opioid abuse, Dr. Timothy Deer, President and CEO of The Center for Pain Relief, explains various pain treatment options physicians and patients should consider.


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The drug gabapentin, used to treat epilepsy and some types of pain, can help people with alcoholism quit drinking, a new study concludes.


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Teenage boys concerned with their body image are at increased risk of using drugs and alcohol, according to researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.


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