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Is vaping less harmful? UAE doctor warns of health risks as e-cigarette gain popularity

Khaleejtimes 18 Jun 2024
Smokers take more sick leaves, say doctors as they reveal shocking data Is e-cigarette smoking ‘safer’? UAE ministry warns against promoting false idea ... Doctors warn of addiction among kids.

Bergen County gets additional $3M from Opioid Trust. Here's how it will be used 17 Jun 2024
Mother who lost son pleads with doctors to reduce opioid prescriptions. Elaine Pozycki, who lost her son to opioid addiction, addresses a group of doctors at Holy Name Medical Center and asks them to consider opioid alternatives.

Plum EMS to test program aimed at preventing opioid overdose victims from using again

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 17 Jun 2024
Michael Lynch, an emergency medicine, medical toxicology and addiction medicine doctor with UPMC ... The path out of addiction that buprenorphine can help begin all hinges on a person agreeing to it, Maloney said.

Meet Twenty under 40! honoree Jacques Pelser: 'I am very driven to give back to others.'

The Independent (inde) 17 Jun 2024
... Mental Health & Addiction Recovery and NAMI award for the Professional of the Year.Accepted into the doctorate program through Walden University for the counselor educator and supervision program.

Doctors warn against popular plant supplement that turns people

The Daily Mail 15 Jun 2024
Doctors are warning ... In a case revealed in February this year involving a 30-year-old man who came to doctors in Kansas, the patient said he started using Kratom to help with an opioid addiction.

Surprising new face of Aussie drug dealers as one group turns to crime to support ...

The Daily Mail 15 Jun 2024
'It's everywhere, you'd be so shocked at the people in all professions who are using and dealing – doctors, ambulance drivers, nurses, mining workers. An addiction expert who has worked in the prison ...

As I See It: The Legislature

West Hawaii Today 15 Jun 2024
Illegal untaxed gambling is common, it’s addictive and unregulated ... try something addictive and profitable. Doctors who write unnecessary prescriptions for a fee, but provide little health care.

The big business of obesity and shame

MinnPost 14 Jun 2024
It’s not a conspiracy theory that food addiction is a tool of corporate profiteering. Consider that tobacco companies, upon being regulated out of addictive smoking, turned their sights onto addictive eating.

Why we are sceptical about this study of antidepressant withdrawal symptoms | Letters

The Guardian 14 Jun 2024
... ( The myth that antidepressants are addictive has been debunked – they are a vital tool in psychiatry, 8 June ) will mislead both doctors and the public into a dangerously false sense of reassurance.

Executives of telehealth company accused of fraud that gave easy access to addictive Adderall drug

Times Union 14 Jun 2024
Last February, the Drug Enforcement Administration said it planned to reinstate longstanding federal requirements for an in-person doctor's visit to receive a prescription for addictive drugs such as ...

UAE: Smokers take more sick leaves, say doctors as they reveal shocking data

Khaleejtimes 13 Jun 2024
UAE-based doctors highlighted that they have written up to seven sick notes in a single day for patients who developed health complications due to their smoking habit ... Doctors warn of addiction among kids.

Marijuana was supposed to help Thailand. Why is the country planning to ban it again?

The Los Angeles Times 13 Jun 2024
“Many young people are addicted ... In the first year of legalization, a quarter of adults reported using cannabis, up from 2.3% in 2019, according to surveys by Chulalongkorn University’s Center for Addiction Studies.

Magic mushrooms helped a Navajo woman deal with trauma. Now she wants to help others

AOL 12 Jun 2024
I see them as doctors,” Robbins said ... Within a culturally sensitive framework, Robbins believes that psilocybin could help treat mental health and addiction issues among Native Americans.

UAE: 7-yr-old gets nonstop cough due to parents’ shisha; doctors warn of smoking risks

Khaleejtimes 11 Jun 2024
Doctors said that second-hand smoke (SHS) poses a number of health risks and has a major influence on non-smokers ... Passive smoking impacts different age groups in various ways, say doctors ... Doctors warn of addiction among kids.

UAE: Sharing shisha pipes? Doctors warn of respiratory, other diseases amidst rise in users

Khaleejtimes 09 Jun 2024
Doctors warn of addiction among kids Coughing for 3 weeks? UAE doctors see rise in bronchitis, pneumonia cases. Cardiac arrest after workout? UAE doctors warn against extreme exercise, unknown heart conditions.