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My Word | Local substance use prevention group rebrands

Times Standard 27 Mar 2023
It reflects a shift in the prevention community away from using the words like “abuse” and “problem.” This shift aims to lessen the stigma associated with harmful substance use and addiction issues ... For more information on how the language used to talk about substance use and ...

Australian youth vaping rates higher than previously thought, study suggests

The Observer 27 Mar 2023
Almost half of respondents reported being either current users (14%) or having used e-cigarettes in the past (33%) ... The most frequent reason given for using was ... “Some of us aren’t doing it to look cool, some of us are genuinely struggling with addictions or are using them as coping mechanisms like a stress reliever.”.

Experts warn of nicotine consumption among teenagers

Swissinfo 27 Mar 2023
An anti-addiction organisation has expressed concern ... Addiction Switzerland said a survey showed that one in three 15-year-old adolescents used tobacco or other nicotine products within a month.

End of COVID emergency will usher in changes across US health system

The Virginian-Pilot 27 Mar 2023
That transformed essentially every corner of American health care — from hospitals and nursing homes to public health and treatment for people recovering from addiction.Advertisement ... ___Treatment threatened for people recovering from addiction ... Research has shown using it more than halves the risk of overdose.

Survey: Home security cameras are cheap, but might be addictive

Wtop 27 Mar 2023
There are risks associated, from someone spying on you or maybe you get addicted to the cameras, and start using them for things you shouldn’t be using them for like watching your spouse when they don’t know about it,” Channel said.

Good Acting Save Zach Braff’s A Good Person

LA Weekly 27 Mar 2023
... he’s managed to align his brand of hipster wisdom and weepy psychology into something engaging and, dare we say, genuine? Dealing with themes such as grief, addiction and redemption, Braff’s third writing and directorial effort utilizes tropes he’s used in his other films.

Rural health boosted by UPMC

The Bradford Era 27 Mar 2023
Augmenting these access issues are that rural areas — in comparison to urban areas — tend to have a larger proportion of elderly residents and residents living in poverty.” It also reported that the higher proportion of elderly, the greater the percentage of Medicare use ... as substance use disorders, such as opioid addiction or alcohol abuse.

Local organizations working to curb youth violence

Fox31 Denver 27 Mar 2023
AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) -- After a violent weekend in the metro area involving teens, FOX31 talked with two people who work with youth on a daily basis ... “That quick money is addicting," Sayers said. “You get used to that quick money and sometimes you don’t care what the chance is that you take to get it because you’re in survival mode.” ... .

Could Melatonin Ease Self-Harm in Kids?

Hibbing Daily Tribune 27 Mar 2023
"Melatonin has no serious side effects and is not addictive, so using it to improve sleep in children and adolescents could be an important intervention strategy leading to reduced self-harm behaviors in this population," Bergen said ... Kothare said melatonin can help improve sleep if used correctly.

Tim Archer, former Spokane fire union president, running for mayor as conservative alternative

The Spokesman-Review 27 Mar 2023
Mayor Woodward is not it ... When firefighters first started administering Narcan to reverse opioid overdoses, Archer said the crew he worked with used it a few times a year ... Archer said a friend’s mother had overdosed and died in a low-barrier facility, and argued that it is difficult for someone to overcome an addiction when there’s drug use nearby.

NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Recommendation to Continue Enrollment in the Ongoing Trial of NRX-101 in ...

Victoria Advocate 27 Mar 2023
· Trial has been upgraded to a Phase 2b/3 study that may be used for a registrational filing ... Unlike ketamine, however, NRX-101 is an oral medicine for home use that has been shown not to be neurotoxic, not to produce psychedelic effects in prior studies, and to have no potential for addiction in standard screening tests.

505 Southwestern® Introduces 505 Fresh® Line of Guacamole, Fresh Salsa, and Dips

The Galveston Daily News 27 Mar 2023
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2023-- ... ft ... ft ... This press release features multimedia ... (Photo ... We flame-roast over 20 million pounds of Hatch Valley green chile every year, and now we’re using that special ingredient to make fresh salsa and guacamole that are as addictive as they are unique,” said Rob Holland, Executive Chairman of Flagship ... CONTACT.

Nexalin Technology Provides 2022 Year-End Business Update

The Galveston Daily News 27 Mar 2023
HOUSTON, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nexalin Technology, Inc. (the “Company” or “Nexalin”) (Nasdaq ... In addition, we seek to expand our neurostimulation devices into new indications, such as substance use disorder (addiction), Alzheimer’s, traumatic brain injury (TBI), PTSD and chronic pain ... Financial results ... About Nexalin Technology, Inc ... Tel.

‘Dopesick’ author from Urbana delivers urgent message: Opioid crisis not over

Springfield News-Sun 26 Mar 2023
At what was once believed to be the height of the opioid crisis, the city of Dayton was considered an epicenter of the national addiction disaster ... Even if opioid addiction is no longer leading every newscast and headline, Macy’s message is that the crisis continues ... A landslide of addiction resulted.

Private yacht, chauffeur-driven Bentley and a personal chef: Inside the luxury rehab centers for crypto ...

The Daily Mail 26 Mar 2023
Cryptocurrencies enjoyed huge growth over the past decade, but the market's volatile nature created a generation of 'crypto addicts' seeking minute-by-minute updates ... Experts say crypto addicts should be treated the same way as gambling addicts - with four weeks of abstinence.

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