Researchers used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2018 to assess the impact of drug and alcohol use on cardiometabolic disease risk factors.
Behavioral management of chronic pain may improve addiction treatment outcomes.
The 10-item progress assessment tool represents a pragmatic approach to ongoing monitoring in substance use disorders.
Cannabidiol (CBD) may be a safe and effective treatment option for cannabis use disorder.
A considerable proportion of deaths attributed to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest are actually caused by occult overdose.
By providing bundled HIV and HCV testing, substance use disorder treatment programs may create increased awareness of infection status among people with substance abuse disorders.
The United States reached a grim record last year with nearly 71,000 drug overdose deaths.
At unsanctioned safe drug consumption sites, where participants are allowed to inject illicit drugs under the supervision of trained personnel, overdoses are less likely to result in death.
The increased risk for frequent nonmedical cannabis use among individuals with pain was elevated when comparing between surveys in the 2 time periods.
Filling an opioid prescription in the postpartum period is associated with an increased risk for serious opioid-related events, with the risk increasing with the number of prescriptions filled.