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Smoking hits all-time low in US - NBCNews.com
19 Jun 2018 at 6:12am

NBCNews.com

Smoking hits all-time low in US
NBCNews.com
About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. Recommended. Democrats call on DHS' Nielsen to resign over family separation policy at border · All four living former first ...
US Smoking Rate Hits All-Time LowHealthDay
Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults, government report showsUSA TODAY
Number of US smokers reaches lowest level everNew York Daily News
The Hil...

After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction - Wash...
19 Jun 2018 at 6:01am

Washington Post

After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction
Washington Post
More than 115 Americans die every day of opioid overdose. Many more survive thanks to the antidote medication, naloxone. But a study out Monday finds that just 3 in 10 patients revived by an EMT or in an emergency room received the follow-up medication ...
After An Overdose, Patients Aren't Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next OneNPR
MAT Tied to Fewer Deaths a Year after Opioid Overdose...

Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: 'He must be dead!' - fo...
19 Jun 2018 at 5:45am

fox13now.com

Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: 'He must be dead!'
fox13now.com
LOS GATOS, Calif. ? An ER doctor announcing you're one of the ?least sick of all the people? sounds like good news, but in the case of Samuel Bardwell, it was a callous statement made while he was suffering a full-blown anxiety attack. Now Beth ...
VIDEO: ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspendedWTVD-TV
'Are you dead, sir?' doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gato...

World Health Organization says video game addiction is a disease. Why America...
19 Jun 2018 at 3:01am

Los Angeles Times

World Health Organization says video game addiction is a disease. Why American psychiatrists don't
Los Angeles Times
The World Health Organization has made it official: digital games can be addictive, and those addicted to them need help. Advertisement. In the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday, the United Nations agency ...
Video game addiction is a real condition, WHO says. Here's what that means.Washington Post
'Gaming Disorder' Add...

An Alternative To Foster Care For Babies Born To Opioid-Addicted Moms - NPR
19 Jun 2018 at 2:09am

NPR

An Alternative To Foster Care For Babies Born To Opioid-Addicted Moms
NPR
For most of her childhood, growing up in southeastern Pennsylvania, Kelly Zimmerman felt alone and anxious. She despaired when her mother was depressed or working late shifts; when her parents fought nonstop; when her friends wanted to come over, ...
CenteringParenting | Centering Healthcare InstituteCentering Healthcare Institute
Substance Use, the Opioid Epidemic, and the Child Welfare System: Key Findings from a Mixed...

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