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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AFP (Mar. 29, 2016) US President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced new plans to combat the epidemic of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse which kills tens of thousands of people each year in the United ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 17, 2016) Pennsylvania joined 23 other states in legalizing medical marijuana. Lawmakers hope pot can help curtail the state's painkiller abuse problems.
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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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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
Aug. 31, 2016 New study results provide insight into a long-observed, but little-understood connection between chronic pain and anxiety and offer a potential target for treatment. Researchers found that increased ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 The phrase "it looks so good you can almost taste it" may actually be scientifically proven based on the findings of a new study that explored how the brain processes stimuli ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 If a disease affects motoneurons, cells that control voluntary muscle activity, researchers should focus their efforts on motoneurons to find potential treatments, right? Not always, say ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 A new study in Canada has shown that minimum legal drinking age legislation can have a major effect on crimes committed by young adults. Young people just older than the legal age had significant ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 A research team has made a significant step towards the development of a simple blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The group studied blood from 292 individuals with the ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 A promising new drug treatment for cocaine addiction has been discovered by researchers. The experimental therapy, which involves administering a drug currently used in cancer therapy trials, treats ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 When planning a career, many people take nonwork orientations into account, such as family, personal interests and civic engagement. Psychologists have found out that people who strongly consider the ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 New UBC research has found that amplified electroencephalograms can produce diagnostic results of a brainwave associated with migraines and epilepsy that are comparable to the current, more invasive, ... read more
Sep. 17, 2015 Adolescents who live in rural areas and small towns and cities are more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than adolescents who live in large urban areas, according to ... read more
Aug. 17, 2015 The growing availability of heroin, combined with programs aimed at curbing prescription painkiller abuse, may be changing the face of opiate addiction in the US, according to ... 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
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