1. Regional Trends in Overdose Deaths Reveal Multiple Opioid Epidemics
The United States in the grip of several simultaneously occurring opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis. (sciencedaily.com)
2. No One Brand Explains Vaping-Related Lung Injuries
Patients have been hospitalized, with cases in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to these particular lung injuries, the CDC reports. (webmd.com)
3. Two Drugs Make Inroads Against Aggressive Breast Cancers
Two experimental drugs show real promise against an aggressive, treatment-resistant form of breast cancer that’s spread to other parts of the body, researchers say. (usnews.com)
4. National Institute on Drug Abuse to hold teleconference discussing key findings of 2019 Monitoring the Future Survey on teen drug use.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will hold a teleconference on Wednesday, December 18, to discuss the results of the 2019 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. (drugabuse.gov)
5. Woman’s raw post on addiction goes viral after brother-in-law’s overdose death
A family who lost a loved one to drug addiction six months ago is using their grief to spread awareness in a raw social media post that’s been shared and republished thousands of times. (foxnews.com)
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