Disgusting! Despite president’s outstanding record – Far left hospital staff protests First Lady Melania Trump’s visit to comfort babies born addicted to drugs

(Natural News) For the first time in 30 years the number of drug overdose deaths went down for the first time in 2018. (Article by Jim Hoft republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) President Trump has done more than ANY PRESIDENT IN HISTORY to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the United States. President Trump has done more than...
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In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of overdoses that involve a psychostimulant, such as methamphetamine, cocaine, or prescription. In response to growing rates of stimulant misuse, addiction, and overdose, stakeholders across the U.S. health care system are working to implement strategies designed to ensure that patients with
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Addiction is a chronic, progressive condition that requires treatment to overcome. However, a large percentage of people who need treatment do not seek it. There are several reasons for this, but there seems to be even more of a reluctance to get help around the holidays. If you or someone you love is experiencing addiction and are finding roadblocks keep popping up, keep reading for the extra barriers to recovery during the holidays and how to overcome them. Traditions and Festivities One of the major barriers to recovery during the holidays is that people simply do not want to miss out on all the holiday traditions and ...
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When an individual realizes they need to receive treatment in order to overcome their opioid addiction, roadblocks begin to emerge. These roadblocks to recovery can be anything from family and home life logistics, work and job responsibilities, and the cost of opioid treatment. While the cost of opioid treatment might seem like a large investment, it is important to understand what goes into the cost of opioid treatment and the value it brings in the long run compared to the cost of addiction. Cost of Untreated Opioid Use Disorder Before understanding the cost of opioid treatment, it is important to understand the costs i...
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ConclusionsCause of death of the male corpse was deemed to be due to heroin intoxication as the blood concentration of morphine was more than the lethal concentration with a morphine/codeine ratio of more than 1:1. Methomyl intoxication of the male corpse was unlikely to be the cause of death because methomyl systemic blood concentration was found to be very low,
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A government study out this past week says the nation's opioid epidemic cost the economy $696 billion from 2015 through last year. Then there's the human toll, not captured by dollars and cents: Lives lost to overdose and families torn apart by addiction. Dean Reynolds reports.
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Conclusion: Assessing the overlay between treatment capacity and need demonstrated that regional imbalances exist. These data can aid in strategic planning to correct the mismatch and potentially reduce mortality in the most challenged geographic regions.
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As an academic psychiatrist who treats people with anxiety and trauma, I often hear questions about a specific class of medications called benzodiazepines. I also often receive referrals for patients who are on these medications and reluctant to discontinue them. There has been increasing attention into long-term risks of benzodiazepines, including potential for addiction, overdose, […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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Why Should I Detox Before the Holiday Season? While many individuals suffering from addiction wait until after the holidays to get clean, detoxing before the holiday season is an even better idea. Staying sober during the holidays can be difficult, but entering the season without drugs or alcohol in your system will help you resist any temptations this indulgent time of year might present and start 2020 off right! Here’s what to expect if you detox before the holidays. Reasons to Detox Before the Holiday Season The general public saves resolutions for New Year’s Eve – but by committing to detox before the...
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There is an urgent need for the development of treatments and preventative therapies for opioid use disorder. Approximately 27 million people worldwide have an opioid use disorder, with the majority of people misusing heroin (1). In 2015, it was globally estimated that 118,000 deaths were attributed directly to opioid use, and overdoses accounted for up to half of these deaths (1). Beyond the risk of overdosing, unsafe drug injection techniques pose another threat to opioid users: the spread of virally transmitted diseases.
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CONCLUSIONS: Some degree of dependence was present across both addiction and pain clinic groups, supporting the notion a state of dependence can be identified among chronic pain patients taking opioids long term. Aberrant behaviors were not common in the pain clinic sample, suggesting these patients are unlikely to meet Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V criteria for Substance Use Disorder. However, opioid dependence carries significant risks for relapse, chronicity, morbidity and mortality, warranting specific medical management. Management of such risks should be considered routine care in chronic pa...
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