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Insomnia puts a recovering addict at risk for relapse, tempting them to use the same substances they abused to get relief from the aggravating lack of sleep.
The need for these services far outweighs the demand as many people who meet the critical for severe substance use disorder meet financial barriers to access treatment.
The drug industry spent $102 million lobbying Congress to be sure the industry-favoring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act was passed. It worked.
The secrets to a healthy, happy life during addiction recovery are not easy, but they are simple: refuel, refresh, restore, reinvigorate, and relax.
New data about a heroin vaccine working in mice and monkeys is exciting but addiction is complicated—psychological aspects must also be addressed.
In the second part of her examination of the Federal response to the opioid crisis, addiction specialist Leslie Dye, MD suggests how to make it better.
In the current atmosphere of blame, distrust, and unreasonable expectations, doctor-patient and student-teacher relationships need to be revisited.
The prevalence and potency of Fentanyl are fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic putting many people at risk, not just those with the disease of addiction.
An addiction specialist on the front lines of battling the opioid epidemic in Ohio provides her perspective on Drug Addiction Commission's interim report.