Medications

Revising the language of addiction

When confronting the power of addiction, the power of language is important to keep in mind, specialists say.

Addiction

New hope for addicts

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to quickly grasp what a University of Mississippi professor's research could mean to the millions of people addicted to hardcore narcotics such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and morphine.

Addiction

High rate of insomnia during early recovery from addiction

Insomnia is a "prevalent and persistent" problem for patients in the early phases of recovery from the disease of addiction—and may lead to an increased risk of relapse, according to a report in the November/December Journal ...

Medications

Insurance rules make it harder to treat opioid use disorder

Insurance industry cost-control measures may be worsening the nation's opioid epidemic by limiting access to a key medication that treats addiction, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American ...

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