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Criteria For Identification of Smartphone Addiction

Criteria For Identification of Smartphone Addiction

Smartphone addiction appears to be linked to sleep disorders, anxiety and stress disorders, and greater consumption of alcohol and tobacco.

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Illicit Cannabis Use Among Adults Up Due to Medical Marijuana Laws

Illicit Cannabis Use Among Adults Up Due to Medical Marijuana Laws

Cannabis users experience negative consequences, including motor vehicle accidents, emergency room visits, and addiction.

New Policies Demonstrate Positive Impact on Opioid Prescriptions

New Policies Demonstrate Positive Impact on Opioid Prescriptions

Opioid prescribing can be positively impacted by a comprehensive initiative.

Opioid Use Among Cancer Survivors Raises Pain Management Questions

Opioid Use Among Cancer Survivors Raises Pain Management Questions

There is a higher persistence rate of opioid prescribing among cancer survivors.

Opioid Use Has Decreased Among Younger But Not Older Adults

Opioid Use Has Decreased Among Younger But Not Older Adults

Rates have doubled in people over 50, according to the report.

AAFP Develops New Alcohol Screening, Intervention Manual

AAFP Develops New Alcohol Screening, Intervention Manual

The development of a new alcohol screening and brief intervention manual for use has been announced.

Naltrexone and Buprenorphine Rx Trends in Youth With Opioid Use Disorder

Naltrexone and Buprenorphine Rx Trends in Youth With Opioid Use Disorder

Pharmacologic intervention in opioid addiction is pertinent to the prevention of relapse and over dose in adolescents.

Alcohol Addiction Leads to Biological Aging at a Cellular Level

Alcohol Addiction Leads to Biological Aging at a Cellular Level

According to a study presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, heavy drinking is associated with biological aging at a cellular level.

Fentanyl Responsible For Over Half of All Drug Overdose Deaths

Fentanyl Responsible For Over Half of All Drug Overdose Deaths

More than half of all drug overdose deaths may be caused by fentanyl.

Cost-Efficient Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Is Needed

Cost-Efficient Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Is Needed

Rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) have risen dramatically in recent years.

Opioid Misuse Among Women Following Cesarean Sections

Opioid Misuse Among Women Following Cesarean Sections

Following C-section, women were prescribed roughly twice as many pills as they used.

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