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Sen. Kennedy introduces student mental health services bill

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced into Congress Monday a bill designed to improve mental health services for students in…

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Prescient Medicine Holdings announces rebranding

Prescient Medicine Holdings, an insights-based health tools company, recently announced it has rebranded itself SOLVD Health. The new name, the…

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Opioid overdoses involving other drugs more common in youth, study finds

Opioid overdose deaths involving more than one substance are more common in youth, a new study from Boston Medical Center’s…

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Report recommends ways to improve addiction treatment system

A recent report by addiction research, treatment, and policy experts provides recommendations on how investments can improve the addiction treatment…

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Health care organizations release guidance for surgery during pandemic

The American Hospital Association (AHA), American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and Association of periOperative Registered…

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Organization holds annual meeting focusing on public health

The California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), in conjunction with the Alcohol Justice, held its fifth annual summit virtually over three…

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Sens. Warren, Baldwin ask for investigation of work requirements at rehab facilities

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) want the General Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate mandatory work requirements…

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One in five adults use tobacco

Approximately one in five adults in the United States, 50.6 million people, used tobacco products in 2019, according to a…

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GAO report: agencies have not identified how programs support drug control strategy

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education have…

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Legislation would track drug deaths in Pennsylvania

Legislation introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly would expand the tracking of narcotics deaths linked to the use of drugs…

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Mantra Health launches managed care program for mental health of college students

On Monday, Mantra Health announced that it is launching a managed care program to help colleges and universities offer mental…

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Model shows how COVID-19 affects smokers

A model of airway tissue created from human stem cells potentially shows why COVID-19 infections are more severe in smokers.…

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APA publishes new resource for pharmacists to engage in tobacco cessation programs

A new resource, developed by the American Pharmacists Association, identifies how pharmacists can engage their patients in tobacco cessation interventions.…

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Ohio professor publishes study on hospital strategies for opioid epidemic

A researcher at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has published a study on what strategies hospitals should adopt…

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Association releases report on nation’s health for Biden transition team

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recently released a document for the Biden-Harris Administration transition team…

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Buprenorphine can be provided in a sustainable way, researchers find

Primary care practices in high-poverty rural and urban communities struggling financially can offer opioid addiction treatment medication that is buprenorphine-based…

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Illinois joins campaign to prevent suicide

Illinois recently became the latest state to join the Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide, a challenge that champions mental health…

3 weeks ago

Report: COVID-19 may have long-term effects on mental health in patients

A new report published in The Lancet this week indicates that patients who have had COVID-19 may suffer negative mental…

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Pear Therapeutics announces prescription digital therapeutics for opioid use disorder

Pear Therapeutics, a leader in prescription digital therapeutics (PDT), announced the publication of real-world data on the use of its…

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Department of Veterans Affairs looking for public comment on eliminating copay for opioid antagonists

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting public comment on proposed rule changes concerning co-payments and opioids for…

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