Teach Your Children Well — About Substance Abuse

“Teach your children well,” a Crosby, Stills, Nash &Young classic encourages. Children are impressionable, like sponges that soak up whatever liquid they are immersed in. Some parents say they’d rather have their teens drink at home than elsewhere, where they’re in danger of driving impaired. Many parents minimize or dismiss the dangers, rationalizing that because they survived their youth, particularly if they grew up in the more freewheeling 1960s and ’70s, their children will survive as well. But this attitude has the opposite effect of the intended one. “Parental attitudes favoring alcohol and other drug use tend to be linked with a greater likelihood of substance use by adolescents,” said a study published in May 2011 in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. A baby boomer kid, I did grow up in the ’60s and ’70s when it was not uncommon for children to have easier access to substances. Although my parents were “lightweights” when it came to alcohol consumption, I knew where the unlocked liquor cabinet was. It was there for parties since it was an expected aspect of hospitality to make “adult beverages” available. The joke in our family was that if there was a six pack of beer left over on July 4th, it would still be there the next year. Wine (Manichewitz) was a standard on the Seder table at Passover, although the thrill of being allowed to sip it, was more than doused...
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Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Solid State ChemistryAuthor(s): Xiaodong Wang, Yanjun Yin, Mingling Li, Yuan Hu
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This article is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Yangjie Xu, Jiulong Zhao, Zhilun Zhang, Jing Zhang, Mingxian Huang, Shige Wang, Pei Xie To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lab Chip, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9LC00811J, PaperA. D. Rodriguez, L. F. Horowitz, K. Castro, H. Kenerson, N. Bhattacharjee, G. Gandhe, A. Raman, R. J. Monnat, R. Yeung, R. C. Rostomily, A. Folch We have developed a digitally-manufacturable microfluidic platform that allows for multiplexed drug testing of intact tumor slices. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dalton Trans., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0DT00473A, PaperSongyang Huang, Jianbin Wu, Jiale Li, Lirong Yu, Xi Wang, Ming Bai It is found for the first time that TPEBA-modified PVA ligand-coated lanthanide nanoparticles display tunable luminescent properties due to the established energy transfer from the TPE-based ligand (donor) to the lanthanide nanoparticles (acceptor). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Authors: Park CH, Yang DH, Kim JW, Kim JH, Kim JH, Min YW, Lee SH, Bae JH, Chung H, Choi KD, Park JC, Lee H, Kwak MS, Kim B, Lee HJ, Lee HS, Choi M, Park DA, Lee JY, Byeon JS, Park CG, Cho JY, Lee ST, Chun HJ Abstract Although surgery was the standard treatment for early gastrointestinal cancers, endoscopic resection is now a standard treatment for early gastrointestinal cancers without regional lymph node metastasis. High-definition white light endoscopy, chromoendoscopy, and image-enhanced endoscopy such as narrow band imaging are performed to assess the edge and depth of early gastrointestinal cancers for deline...
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Authors: Abadir AP, Ali MF, Karnes W, Samarasena JB Abstract Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly integrating into modern technology and clinical practice. Although in its nascency, AI has become a hot topic of investigation for applications in clinical practice. Multiple fields of medicine have embraced the possibility of a future with AI assisting in diagnosis and pathology applications. In the field of gastroenterology, AI has been studied as a tool to assist in risk stratification, diagnosis, and pathologic identification. Specifically, AI has become of great interest in endoscopy as a technology with substa...
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Authors: Yoon HJ, Kim JH Abstract Diagnosis and evaluation of early gastric cancer (EGC) using endoscopic images is significantly important; however, it has some limitations. In several studies, the application of convolutional neural network (CNN) greatly enhanced the effectiveness of endoscopy. To maximize clinical usefulness, it is important to determine the optimal method of applying CNN for each organ and disease. Lesion´┐Ż-based CNN is a type of deep learning model designed to learn the entire lesion from endoscopic images. This review describes the application of lesion-based CNN technology in diagnosis of E...
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