1. Coast Guard seizes $92M worth of cocaine
The U.S. Coast Guard took in yet another massive haul of seized cocaine, offloading nearly 7,000 pounds of cocaine worth $92 million in San Diego, Calif., on Wednesday, the branch said..(foxnews.com)
2. Mindfulness May Reduce Opioid Cravings, Study Finds
People suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain may have fewer cravings and less pain if they use both mindfulness techniques and medication for opioid dependence..(sciencedaily.com)
3. Alcohol preloading leads to increased intoxication
People who preload alcohol before a night out drink more than they predict and are more intoxicated at the end of the night a Griffith University study has found. (medicalxpress.com)
4. E-cigarettes may help more than 50,000 smokers to stop smoking in England each year
A new study published today by the scientific journal Addiction found a positive link between the number of people in England giving up smoking when using e-cigarettes to try and quit. (addictionjournal.org)
5. What to know about delirium
Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental function. It often affects older adults or people experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Learn more here. (medicalnewstoday.com)
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