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More Bunavail Coming Soon

BioDelivery Sciences announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Bunavail (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film.

Burning Incense a Health Hazard?

Use of incense indoors may have detrimental health consequences, according to a new study.

Many Overdoses Not From Chronic Use

Current guidelines for appropriate prescribing of opioid pain medications often focus on chronic users of these drugs, but these recommendations may be missing patients with acute and intermittent use of low-dose opioids who are also at a risk of opioid overdose.

First Marijuana-Linked Death in Colorado

U.S. health officials on Thursday revisited the first reported marijuana-linked death in Colorado since voters there legalized recreational use of the drug in 2012.

State Raises Smoking Age to 21

Opponents state that it is unfair that 18-year-olds can serve in the military but not have the freedom to smoke if they do choose.

Household Pesticide Linked to ADHD

A common household pesticide may be associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in males aged 8–15years old.

Money as Smoking Cessation Treatment?

Paying smokers to quit seems to work better than offering them free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy, new research suggests.

USPSTF Statement on E-Cigarettes for Cessation

There's not enough data to decide whether or not electronic cigarettes can help smokers quit, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).


NIAAA: Gender Gap in Alcohol Consumption Diminishing

A recent study conducted by the NIAAA has shown that differences between male and female alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms may be diminishing in the United States.

Death Toll from Drug Overdose Rising Fast in Specific Parts of the U.S.

Prescription meds, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

New Nasal Spray Approved to Treat Opioid Overdose

Adapt Pharma announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Narcan (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression.

Positive News on Adult Smoking Rates in the U.S.

As of 2014, rate is 16.8 percent but big socioeconomic disparities remain

Case Report Highlights Dangers of Natural Remedies

Trained herbalist accidentally ingested very large dose of atropine when ingesting Atropa belladonna

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