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Behavioral Health Association of Providers has Replaced American Addiction Treatment Association

If ethical and legally compliant behavioral health providers do not stand together, the behavioral health industry runs the significant risk of government regulation that is based on ill-in...

Data Shows That the Global Addiction Treatment Market is Set to Grow

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Data provided by Transparency Market Research, indicates that global addiction treatment market was va...

Carrot Inc. Announces Partnership with RedBrick Health to Deliver Innovative Smoking Cessation Solution

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital health company Carrot Inc. today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with RedBrick Health, a Minneapoli...

Health Canada proposes to restrict the alcohol content of single-serve highly sweetened alcoholic beverages

New proposal aims to protect youth from the risks posed by these products OTTAWA , March 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is concerned about the health risks of single-...

Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

Government and non-governmental organizations from Vietnam, El Salvador, Mexico, Senegal, Uganda, and Argentina honored for their success in fighting the tobacco epidemic CAPE TOWN, ...

Information Update - Health Canada Reminds Canadians about Safe Levels of Alcohol Consumption

OTTAWA , March 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Following a recent tragedy in Quebec , where media have reported that the death of a 14-year-old girl may have been associated with consumption of a su...

Smokers Light Up Less, Alternative Nicotine Delivery Technologies Take Center Stage

NEW YORK , March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Net workNewsWire Editorial Coverage   American smokers are stubbing out their cigarettes. Data from the Centers for Disease Control ...

American Addiction Treatment Association Appoints Andrew Martin as Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Martin, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Serene Recovery Network, Inc. has joined the American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) as Chief Operating Officer, repor...

Somatix™ to Showcase SmokeBeat™, a Wearable-assisted Smoking Cessation Monitoring and Real-time Support Solution, at HIMSS 2018

Solution supplements smoking cessation treatments with gesture detection and personalized CBT-based (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) intervention to significantly increase adherence success ...

JUUL Labs Presents Findings From Two Studies at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco's 2018 Annual Meeting

Developer of Leading U.S. Vapor Device Presents Preliminary Performance and Product Composition Data to Scientific Community SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- JUUL Labs...

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Predicting Future Drug Addiction Based on Brain Activity Patterns

Predicting Future Drug Addiction Based on Brain Activity Patterns

Measuring the brain activity in regions of the brain associated with decision-making among people who use recreational stimulants can predict who will discontinue use and who will develop a drug use disorder, shows new study. The study led by Martin ...

Cannabis Has No Effect on Cognitive Function After 72 Hours

Cannabis Has No Effect on Cognitive Function After 72 Hours

Using cannabis can cause a reduction in cognitive function. However, a new study reveals that adolescents and young adults who frequently use cannabis had no detrimental effects on the cognitive function. ...

Medical Marijuana Users at Higher Risk of Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

Medical Marijuana Users at Higher Risk of Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

Many believe medical marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic, but a new study proves otherwise. In fact people using medical marijuana were observed to have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription drug use, including pain ...

More Jobs May Not Cut Opioid Use

More Jobs May Not Cut Opioid Use

Creating more jobs for people in economically depressed parts of the United States may not help control the opioid epidemic, found a study by researchers at Princeton University....

Do Daily Use of Opioids Post Spinal Surgery Have Severe Side-Effects?

Do Daily Use of Opioids Post Spinal Surgery Have Severe Side-Effects?

People who use narcotics daily on average after surgery for spinal deformities can have worse outcomes, according to a new study. The side effects include longer intensive care unit stays and more severe postop disability. The findings of the study are published in the journal Spine ....

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