1. All Professions, Construction Workers Most Likely to Use Opioids and Cocaine
Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a new… (sciencedaily.com)
2. VA investigates the impact of opioids, sedatives on veterans
Veterans who simultaneously take opioids for chronic pain and benzodiazepines for anxiety and insomnia are at an increased risk of unintentional overdose and death as well as suicide… (medicalxpress.com)
3. Still Way Too Much Smoking in Movies Aimed at Kids
Despite repeated calls from public health groups to cut smoking scenes on the silver screen, the number of “tobacco incidents” in PG-13 movies has risen by 120% over the past decade, a new report finds… (usnews.com)
4. Exacerbated Opioid Overdose Death Rates Among All Racial, Age Groups
From 2015 to 2017, there were increases in opioid-involved and synthetic opioid-involved overdose drug rates in nearly all racial/ethnic groups… (psychiatryadvisor.com)
5. Can meditation, hypnosis, and CBT help address the opioid crisis?
A new review and meta-analysis have concluded that meditation, hypnosis, relaxation, and cognitive behavioral therapy can help reduce pain and opioid use… (medicalnewstoday.com)
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