AP (Mar. 13, 2014) A powerful, new opiate painkiller is now at some major pharmacies. Zohydro is a twice-a-day pure hydrocodone pill that addiction experts fear will be abused widely but some pain specialists say ... watch video
Newsy (July 24, 2014) The FDA approved Targiniq ER on Wednesday, a painkiller designed to keep users from abusing it. Like any new medication, however, it has doubters.
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FORA.tv (Nov. 9, 2011) The Honorable Joseph Simitian, State Senator, State of California. Education leaders including Carl Cohn, California State Board of Education member; Dave Gordon, Superintendent of Sacramento County ... watch video
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TheStreet (May 30, 2014) Congress passed a measure that would deny the Drug Enforcement Agency to spend federal money interfering with state approved medical marijuana businesses. Dan Riffle of the Marijuana Policy Project ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 24, 2013) Whether it's a meeting with your boss, your doctor, your kid's teacher, or a guy trying to sell you a new cellphone, you want to be sharp and focused. Psychologist Dr. Cynthia Green, author of Total ... watch video
CBC (Nov. 7, 2011) A new film looks at the work of a Canadian doctor and author who travelled to the Amazon to learn about a psychotropic medicine that may help drug addicts to recover.
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Aug. 4, 2015 Our nation's veterans continue to suffer emotional and psychological effects of war -- some for decades. And while there has been greater attention directed recently toward post-traumatic stress ... read more
Aug. 4, 2015 A new study opens the field to new understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying addiction in humans. The team found that humans with mutation of a key gene for this co-transmission were 10 ... read more
Aug. 4, 2015 With the growing demands of consumerism and the need to assist customers on the clock, today’s employees are working anything but nine to five. One in five EU employees are working on-call, but how ... read more
July 30, 2015 That our emotional state can affect our cognitive functions can be all too clear to anyone struggling to complete a mental task under pressure. What has been less clear, until now, is whether that ... read more
Aug. 4, 2015 Trauma may cause distinct and long-lasting effects even in people who do not develop PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), according to research. It is already known that stress affects brain ... read more
May 7, 2015 Medications have long been used to treat pain caused by injury or chronic conditions. Unfortunately, most are short-term fixes or cause side effects that limit their use. Researchers have discovered ... read more
Aug. 12, 2014 Immigrants are at lower risk of an overdose or death after being prescribed codeine than people born in Canada, a new study has found. Surprisingly, this is true even when the immigrants lack ... read more
Sep. 20, 2012 Prescription painkillers are responsible for more fatal overdoses in the United States than heroin and cocaine combined. And while most states have programs to curb abuse and addiction, a new report ... read more