Healthcare: New urgent care, cardiology expansion, more treatment for alcohol addiction

WellNow Urgent Care has opened a new site in West Seneca, it's 13th in Western New York.
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Opioid withdrawal is one of the more uncomfortable parts of treatment, but it is one of the most important. There are many signs of opioid withdrawal, the length and severity of which can vary from person to person. However, each detox experience almost always includes strong cravings. Symptoms can be mild, such as sweating and yawning, while others can become more serious, like severe anxiety and depression. Opioid withdrawal can look like a scary experience; one that could deter people from getting the help they need. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be fought alone, and there are resources available to ma...
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Ketamine might sound like an unlikely candidate for treating addiction and depression. But a growing number of scientists believe the drug could help. Over the next two episodes of Science Weekly,Hannah Devlinspeaks to two experts who are using ketamine in their work in very different ways. In this episode, we ’re focusing on alcohol dependency and the findings that a single dose of Ketamine could positively impact on heavy drinkersContinue reading...
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Conclusions: Our findings consistently identified a lack of medication providers and rural-specific implementation challenges. This review highlights a lack of rural-focused studies involving consumer participants, treatment outcomes, or barriers impacting underserved populations. There is a need for innovative treatment delivery for opioid use disorder in rural communities and interventions targeting provider attitudes. PMID: 31809217 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Director's Seminar Series Alcohol and substance use disorders represent the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. There is a crucial need to develop novel effective treatments for patients struggling with addiction. Dr. Leggio's laboratory conducts preclinical and human studies to identify possible novel medications for addiction. His group uses a combination of state of the art, innovative bio behavioral, neuroimaging and pharmacological procedures performed under well-controlled human laboratory conditions. Collaborative bed-to-bench approaches are also employed using behavioral, pharmacological, and trans...
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BACKGROUND: Alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems are among the most stigmatized conditions globally diminishing help-seeking due to fear of discrimination. Discrimination is common also among people already in AOD recovery, but little is known about the p...
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In 1939, British psychiatrist Lionel Penrose described an inverse relationship between mental health treatment infrastructure and criminal incarcerations. This relationship, later termed the 'Penrose Effect', has proven remarkably predictive of modern tren...
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The Harm Reduction Institute (HRI) as a part of the American Addiction Institute of Mind and Medicine, a non-profit Intensive outpatient after care (IOP), has officially launched its Naloxone Outreach...(PRWeb December 04, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/orange_county_drug_and_alcohol_treatment_center_launch_naloxone_outreach_program_for_harm_reduction/prweb16760132.htm
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Abstract In 2018, the Trump Administration took the unprecedented step of allowing states to impose work requirements as a condition of Medicaid eligibility. States can apply for a demonstration waiver to require Medicaid beneficiaries aged 19-64 who do not meet exemption criteria (e.g., disability, caring for a sick relative) to participate in "community engagement" activities, which include employment, volunteering, and enrollment in a qualifying education or job training program. Debate thus far has focused primarily around the important issue of whether such requirements are legal. Less attention has...
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You're reading How Forgiving My Childhood Bully Made Me a Better Person, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Growing up, I was not the cool kid - and my peers noticed. I couldn't escape — they were relentless. They would tease me in the hallways, call me fat and poke my sides. They would pass me hateful notes in class and watch as I tried to hide my hot, angry tears. But most of the name-calling happened behind my back. I knew from their glances and stares, whispered words and pointed fingers. And a...
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Am I an Alcoholic? Alcoholism (also known as Alcohol Use Disorder, or AUD) is a chronic, relapsing disease affecting millions of individuals in the United States. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 51 percent of the population aged 12 and older reported binge drinking in the past month. More than 14 million individuals aged 12 and older were suffering from alcoholism. And each year, more than 2,200 individuals die due to alcohol poisoning. Many may come to wonder, “Am I an alcoholic?” What Causes Alcoholism? Some individuals are more prone to alcoholism than others. Alcoholism...
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