1. Alcohol-related deaths have increased in the United States
An analysis of death certificates suggests that the number of alcohol-related deaths has doubled in the United States between 1999-2017.(medicalxpress.com)
2.Marijuana Use for Multiple Sclerosis Tied to Legal Permissiveness
HealthDay News — Cannabis use among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is more likely where cannabis laws are more permissive, according to a study published in the February issue of Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
3.One Big Roadblock to Opioid Addiction Treatment
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The crisis of opioid abuse continues in the United States. However, a new study finds there still aren’t enough doctors authorized to prescribe the leading drug treatment for opioid (addiction.independent.co.uk)
4. A MUM has spent £8,000 on a bizarre addiction which sees her consume a tub of TALCUM POWDER every day.
Lisa Anderson, 44, started eating the bathroom staple 15 years ago when she felt the urge while drying off her son after a bath. (thesun.co.uk)
5. Alcohol-Fueled Deaths Double in the U.S. Over Past 20 Years
Between 1999 and 2017, alcohol-related deaths jumped from nearly 36,000 a year to almost 73,000. That’s about 1 million deaths lost to booze over less than two decades, with white women experiencing the greatest annual increases. (usnews.com)
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