Poisoning & Drug Dependence Resource Center

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Less Conflict After Alcohol Treatment

Treatment for alcohol addiction doesn't just help the individual – it can also reduce conflict within the home.

Marijuana Smoking, Brain Changes

A study has found that in young people, even occasional marijuana smoking can alter the regions of the mind pertaining to motivation and emotion.

FDA Approves Opioid Overdose Reversal

The FDA has approved Evzio (naloxone HCl injection; Kaléo, Inc.) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

App Helps Recovering Alcoholics

A study in JAMA Psychiatry has found that a smartphone-based application could benefit patients in continuing care for alcohol use disorders.

E-Cigarettes Don't Reduce Smoking

Use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) does not increase the rate of smoking cessation or reduce cigarette consumption after one year.

Nicotine Patches for Pregnant Smokers?

Use of nicotine patches, compared with placebo patches, does not increase the smoking cessation rate among pregnant women

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

Maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.

Chart: Mixing Alcohol with Medications

Learn more about the pharmacological effects of mixing alcohol and medications.

News

Study: Cannabis Use a Possible CVD Risk Factor

In an investigation of the anonymous French Addictovigilance Network reports, researchers found a possible link between cannabis use and cardiovascular complications.

FDA Wants to Regulate E-Cigarettes

The FDA has proposed a new rule that would grant the agency authority to regulate additional tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).

PCPs Must Influence Lifestyle Changes for Preventing, Managing Conditions

Primary care physicians (PCPs) are increasingly called upon to manage circulatory and circulatory-related diseases among their patients.

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