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(Health Day News, May 21) Deaths involving prescription opioids quadrupled between 1999 and 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(Telangana Today, June 10) Mothers who are prescribed opioid meds after giving birth are more at risk of overdosing, according to a new study.
(CNN, May 27) People who smoke potent marijuana are more at risk of developing general anxiety disorder and becoming addicted than people who smoke less powerful strains, according to recent research.
(Well Being Trust, May 21) In 2018, 151,964 Americans lost their lives due to alcohol, drugs or suicide, according to a recently released report.
(USA Today, May 18) A ‘designer’ opioid, called isotonitazene, has been found in the bodies of people who died from overdose in Midwestern states.
(HealthDay News, May 21) According to a study, increased doses of opioid-based painkillers actually won’t help people who suffer from chronic pain.
(Erie News Now, May 12) In recent weeks, substance misuse has been increasing as a majority of people have been required to stay at home due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
(PittWire, May 13) Does age play a role when it comes to the risk of fatal drug overdose?
(Healio, May 14) Among occasional drug users, brief intervention lowered drug use after six months, according to new research.
(NIDA Blog Team, April 27) People whose lungs have been affected by drug use may be at higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19.