Drug abuse

Doctors and nurses can’t always tell if someone’s drunk or on drugs

Doctors and nurses can’t always tell if someone’s drunk or on drugs

Doctors and nurses can’t always tell if someone’s drunk or on drugs, and misdiagnosis can be dangerous Lauren Monds, University of Sydney and Celine van Golde…

Duterte’s war on drugs: bitter lessons from Thailand’s failed campaign

Duterte’s war on drugs: bitter lessons from Thailand’s failed campaign

The body count from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” is growing by the day. While he’s not the first national leader to condone violence and extrajudicial…

Health Check: what makes it so hard to quit drugs?

Health Check: what makes it so hard to quit drugs?

Nicole Lee, Curtin University Most people who use alcohol and other drugs do so infrequently and never become dependent (or “addicted” as it’s sometimes called). On average about 10…

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Can the oil and gas boom teach us how to fix drug problems in America?

Can the oil and gas boom teach us how to fix drug problems in America?

Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin Perhaps you’ve heard of the heavy energy footprint of indoor marijuana farms. But this is just one of a number of…

Contempt prior to authorization

Contempt prior to authorization

Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction By Jake Harper, Side Effects Public Media Twice a day, Angela and Nate Turner of Greenwood, Ind., put tiny strips that look…

Implant requires new skill set for Doctors in opioid abuse treatment.

Implant requires new skill set for Doctors in opioid abuse treatment.

In a big hotel conference room near New York’s Times Square, six doctors huddle around a greasy piece of raw pork. They watch as addiction medicine specialist Michael Frost…

Drugs and Your Teen: What Parents Should Know

Drugs and Your Teen: What Parents Should Know

Drugs and Your Teen: What Parents Should Know By Felecia Sheffield PhD The dangers of drug use have again come to the forefront due to the recent high profile deaths…

Global health burden of illicit drugs and mental disorders on the rise

Global health burden of illicit drugs and mental disorders on the rise

The global burden of death and illness attributable to mental disorders and illicit drug abuse has risen steadily in the last 20 years, two new studies have shown, but experts…