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As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow
ABC NEWS Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be... 12 hours
Obituary for woman with opioid addiction inspires donations
ABC NEWS A powerful obituary about a Vermont woman who struggled with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as... 14 hours
One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C
NEWS MEDICAL Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus fueled largely by the opioid crisis impacting communities around the country. 14 hours
Obituary for opioid addict goes viral: 'This disease needs a face'
ABC NEWS Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction. 15 hours
The Latest: Pot activist complains about new Canada law
ABC NEWS A long-time cannabis advocate says the legalization of recreational marijuana is a remarkable step forward, but many flaws remain in the law. 15 hours
The Latest: Crowds hit Canadian pot shops for legalization
ABC NEWS Hundreds of people lined up at 17 licensed marijuana stores in Alberta for the start of legal sales 16 hours
An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse
Science Magazine Tobacco use disorder is the leading cause of disease and preventable death worldwide, but current medications that are based on pharmacodynamics have low efficacy.... 17 hours
The Latest: No border crossing surge with Canada pot sales
ABC NEWS U.S. officials say the legalization of marijuana in Canada has not prompted any changes in the flow of traffic at U.S.-Canada border crossings 17 hours
Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis
ABC NEWS First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment being given to newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal, after she was initially delayed by... 18 hours
The Latest: Sales figures show strong demand for Canada weed
ABC NEWS Sales figures on the first morning under Canada's new legalized pot regime suggest there's considerable demand for cannabis products across the country 18 hours
Medical News Today: Can you drink alcohol if you have COPD?
MNT The link between alcohol and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is unclear. While smoking is the biggest cause and risk factor for COPD, alcohol may also... 19 hours
Metrohm’s new ID Kit enables fast, easy, and accurate detection of heroin and other opioids
NEWS MEDICAL Heroin and other opioids pose a threat to communities all over the world. Drug enforcement and forensic laboratories... 1 day
Study identifies factors associated with prescription opioid misuse among students
NEWS MEDICAL In a survey-based study of 9,449 university students at a large, public Midwestern university, misusers of prescription opioid medications were more likely to live off campus, have a... 1 day
Blue wine? A tea-infused vintage? Spain startup shakes things up
PHYS.ORG Five years ago, a group of university students in Spain's Basque Country decided they wanted to shake up a sector—any sector—but preferably one to do with food or... 1 day
Misuse of prescription opioids or benzodiazepines associated with suicidal thoughts
NEWS MEDICAL Misuse of prescription opioids or benzodiazepines (such as Xanax) was associated with suicidal ideation in a study of US older adults. 1 day
Researchers awarded grant to advance testing of experimental heroin vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the U.S. Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y., have been awarded a... 1 day
Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace
ABC NEWS And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace 1 day
Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren
SCIENCE DAILY A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren, according to a new study. The effect, which was not caused... 2 days
Melania Trump to focus on opioids, newborns in hospital tour
ABC NEWS First lady Melania Trump will travel to Philadelphia to meet with families of children who were affected by exposure to opioids while in the womb 2 days
Using mobile data to model the drinking habits of Swiss youth
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Idiap Research Institute and EPFL have carried out a study using smartphone data from young Swiss people to better understand the circumstances in which... 2 days
Woman's Vomiting Bouts Tied to Mysterious Marijuana Syndrome. And Yes, Hot Showers Helped.
LIVE SCIENCE A woman who frequently ended up in the hospital with intense bouts of vomiting turned out to have a mysterious syndrome tied... 2 days
Leading hip-hop videos depict use of tobacco and marijuana products, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Over the past decade, hip-hop music has become a world-wide phenomenon and, in 2017, surpassed rock as the biggest music genre in the United... 2 days
Looks Like Climate Change Will Ruin Beer for Us, Too
LIVE SCIENCE Terrific, now climate change is ruining beer for us, too. 3 days
Add beer to the list of foods threatened by climate change
SCIENCE-NEWS Barley crops around the world will be threatened by drought and heat 3 days
Ketamine can be considered as alternative to opioids for short-term pain control in ED
NEWS MEDICAL Intravenous, low-dose ketamine is as effective as intravenous morphine in the control of acute pain in adults in the emergency... 3 days
Study highlights need for increased support for alcohol-related liver disease patients
NEWS MEDICAL Two in three ALD patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) survived for less than a year afterwards, the study shows. 3 days
how climate change could cause global beer shortages
SCIENCE DAILY Severe climate events could cause shortages in the global beer supply, according to new research. The study warns that increasingly widespread and severe drought and heat may cause substantial decreases in barley... 3 days
Beer supply threatened by future weather extremes
PHYS.ORG Severe climate events could cause shortages in the global beer supply, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA). 3 days
Rhode Island Hospital, Brown receive $800,000 grant to keep up fight against opioid epidemic
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital have been at the forefront of battling the opioid epidemic in Rhode... 3 days
Scotch tipped to break booze record at $1mn plus
PHYS.ORG A bottle of Scotch dating back to 1926 is tipped to set a new record in New York on Saturday for most expensive bottle of alcohol sold at auction, valued... 5 days
Medical News Today: Higher risk of alcohol- and suicide-related death in diabetes
MNT Diabetes can severely impact a person's mental health. This may be why people with this condition are more at risk of death by suicide... 5 days
CU Denver professor receives funding to study opioid addiction treatment for chronic pain sufferers
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Colorado Denver and assistant psychology professor Dr. Amy Wachholtz were awarded more than $700,000 in funding by... 6 days
Genes cause gout not diet
NEWS MEDICAL It has been believed for centuries that a diet rich in red meat and wine is associated with gout. This painful joint disease leads to extremely painful swelling of the joints (mainly of the great toes). This is... 6 days
A genome under influence
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers recently discovered that 95 percent of our genome seems to be affected by selection and other genetic biases and that markers previously thought to be neutral appear to provide skewed estimates. Their study calls for the re-examination of a... 7 days
Some users find help by opiate substitute on black market: 'What normal feels like'
ABC NEWS There is a black market for buprenorphin, one of three federally approved drugs for opioid addiction. 7 days
Some users find by opiate substitute on black market: 'What normal feels like'
ABC NEWS There is a black market for buprenorphin, one of three federally approved drugs for opioid addiction. 7 days
Young adults shying away from alcohol
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has found that more young adults in England, aged between 16 and 24 are turning away from alcohol consumption and this has made the current generation one of the most sober in recent... 1 week
More than 100 pot shops set to open as Canada legalizes weed
ABC NEWS More than 100 licensed pot shops are expected to open next week when Canada becomes the second and largest nation to legalize the adult... 1 week
Spark it up, eh! Canada prepares for legalized marijuana
ABC NEWS More than 100 licensed pot shops are expected to open next week when Canada becomes the second and largest nation to legalize the adult use of marijuana. 1 week
Medical News Today: How do you lose belly fat?
MNT Belly fat, or excess fat around the abdomen, has causes that include lack of exercise, poor diet, and stress. Being more active, improving nutrition, getting better sleep, and cutting alcohol... 1 week
Success is sweet: Researchers unlock the mysteries of the sugarcane genome
SCIENCE DAILY For centuries, sugarcane has supplied human societies with alcohol, biofuel, building and weaving materials, and the world's most relied-upon source of sugar. Now, researchers have extracted... 1 week
Toke off! Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada
ABC NEWS Next week, Canada becomes the largest country with a legal national marijuana market, but rollout will vary from province to province 1 week
Infective endocarditis increases tenfold in North Carolina
SCIENCE DAILY A side effect of opioid use is an infection of the heart valves called drug-associated infective endocarditis. Researchers have found a tenfold increase in the number of hospitalizations and surgeries for endocarditis in the... 1 week
Canada set to become largest country with legal pot sales
ABC NEWS Next week, Canada becomes the largest country with a legal national marijuana market, but rollout will vary from province to province 1 week
For wineries, competition boosts profits from sustainability
SCIENCE DAILY An international study of small- to medium-sized wineries and vineyards finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance -- and the effect is enhanced when a... 1 week
Fingerprint drug screen test works on the living and deceased
SCIENCE DAILY A revolutionary drug test can detect amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine and opiates from the sweat of single fingerprint sample in just 10 minutes. The research shows that the technology... 1 week
More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol
SCIENCE DAILY Young people in England aren't just drinking less alcohol -- a new study shows that more of them are never taking up alcohol at all, and that the increase is... 1 week
For wineries, competition boosts profits from sustainability
PHYS.ORG An international study of small- to medium-sized wineries and vineyards finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance—and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives... 1 week
Success is sweet: Researchers unlock the mysteries of the sugarcane genome
PHYS.ORG For centuries, sugarcane has supplied human societies with alcohol, biofuel, building and weaving materials, and the world's most relied-upon source of sugar. Now, researchers have extracted... 1 week
Black market for suboxone gives some a glimpse of recovery
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CoreChoice and MINES partner to form PPO network to combat opioid and substance use
NEWS MEDICAL CoreChoice, the national specialty network for radiology, interventional pain management, and medical air transportation services is pleased to announce their... 1 week
Medical News Today: Is there a link between marijuana and COPD?
MNT Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) describes a group of long-term lung conditions. Here, we explore whether marijuana can cause, worsen, or even help to treat COPD,... 1 week
California wildfire victims say cleanup crews add to woes
PHYS.ORG One year after a devastating series of wildfires ripped through Northern California wine country, destroying thousands of homes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first experience cleaning up after a... 1 week
Health insurers have inconsistent policy terms for non-drug pain treatments, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Public and private health insurance policies in the U.S. are missing important opportunities to encourage the use of physical therapy, psychological counseling and other... 2 weeks
Irish man pleads guilty in NY over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
PHYS.ORG A 30-year-old Irish man pled guilty in New York on Friday to narcotics conspiracy over the now-defunct "dark web" marketplace Silk Road, just months after being... 2 weeks
New collaborative program receives CDC grant to reduce Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders affects approximately 1 in 20 children in the United States. These catastrophic and irreversible disorders are entirely preventable if no... 2 weeks
Consumers willing to pay more for sustainably brewed beer
SCIENCE DAILY More and more breweries are investing in practices to save energy and reduce greenhouse gases. Will it pay off? A new study suggests it may. 2 weeks
Transformation of alcohols to esters promoted by hydrogen bonds using oxygen as the oxidant under metal-free conditions
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Consumers willing to pay more for sustainably brewed beer, study finds
PHYS.ORG More and more breweries are investing in practices to save energy and reduce greenhouse gases. Will it pay off? A study by Indiana University researchers suggests... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Nasal delivery of grape compound shows promising results in lung cancer
MNT Administering the natural red wine anticancer compound resveratrol through the nose could protect against lung cancer, a new mouse study... 2 weeks
A glass of wine a day may raise the risk of an early death
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Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs
NEWS MEDICAL Hospice workers would be allowed to destroy patients’ unneeded opioids, reducing the risk that families misuse them, according to one little-noticed provision in the bipartisan opioids bill headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for his likely... 2 weeks
Mormon church joins lawmakers, Utah governor in deal to legalize medical marijuana even if ballot initiative fails
ABC NEWS Mormon church joins lawmakers, Utah governor in deal to legalize medical marijuana even if... 2 weeks
Mormon church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in Utah
ABC NEWS Mormon church is backing a deal that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate 2 weeks
Congress OKs opioid legislation in show of bipartisanship
ABC NEWS Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the country's devastating opioid addiction 2 weeks
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Some things old, some things new
NEWS MEDICAL Congress passed major health-related legislation in time for the fiscal year, which began Monday, including a broad bill to address the opioid epidemic and a spending... 2 weeks
To improve anesthesia, focus on neuroscience and nociception, experts urge
MIT A principled approach can lead to less need for drugs, especially opioids, Emery Brown and colleagues say. 2 weeks
Study points out strong link between opioid overdoses and depression
NEWS MEDICAL The link between mental health disorders and substance abuse is well-documented. Nearly one in 12 adults in the U.S is depressed, and opioid-related deaths are skyrocketing. As these... 2 weeks
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