healthcare

New Spike in Coronavirus Cases Could Further Worsen Overdose Crisis

As many US jurisdictions have eased pandemic restrictions, new coronavirus cases have been spiking again. At the same time, regions…

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Telehealth Must Stay After COVID-19 to Save Our Patients From Overdose

March 2020. The stakes were enormous and the urgency acute: 1,000 of our patients were about to be pushed into…

1 month

No Evidence Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Causes Cognitive Impairment, Finds Major Review

There is no significant evidence showing that cannabis use during pregnancy leads to cognitive impairment in children, shows a new…

2 months

Cannabis Industry Demands That the DEA Keep Out of Marijuana Research

A national cannabis trade group is publicly calling for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to keep its hands off…

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Joe Biden’s Unwelcome Plan to Expand Coerced Treatment and Drug Courts

Presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released his “Plan for Black America” on May 4, which discussed some of the…

2 months

Incarcerated People in Maryland Face Death If We Don’t Act Now

“I am afraid of getting coronavirus. It’s psyching me out a lot, I start to get panicky and think I…

2 months

NYC Rolls Out Courier System to Deliver Methadone to Isolated Patients

For the 30,000 patients who take methadone every day for opioid use disorder in New York City, one big worry…

3 months

A Third of Primary Care Docs Deny Efficacy of Gold-Standard Opioid Addiction Meds

The tight leash maintained by the federal government on medications for opioid use disorder (OUD) is finally being loosened in…

3 months

How the Pandemic Is Restricting Health Options for People Who Use Drugs

For the average non-essential worker, it might feel like the coronavirus has put the world on hold. But for people…

3 months

Barcelona Data Give Snapshot of COVID-19 Impact on HIV-Positive Queer Men

Research from Spain has provided an initial snapshot into how people living with HIV, and specifically queer men, may be…

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