WVU clinical trials target Alzheimer's, opioid addiction
The first is the treatment in a clinical trial of the first patient that uses focused ultrasound to open the blood brain barrier. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Egypt says cheap new drug 'Strox' threatens its youth
For years, Mostafa Mahmoud struggled to pay for his expensive drug addiction, spending much of his meagre income on hashish. A few months ago, he switched to a cheaper way to get high which he says is pushing him to his death. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Parents are sowing the seeds of alcohol addiction in their children by allowing them to drink
Ireland's Health Service Executive has criticised 'progressive' parents, insisting that early exposure to drinking can create a 'huge' likelihood of full-blown addiction for youths in later life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand First Asian Nation to Join Global Efforts to Control Tobacco
Tobacco pickers carry leaves to one of the sheds where they are cured on the Rosario plantation in San Juan y Martínez, in Vuelta Abajo, a western Cuban region famous for producing premium cigars. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy Wendell C BalderasBANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 20 2018 (IPS)Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to introduce standardized packaging of tobacco. On 14 November 2018, the Thai National Committee on Tobacco Control approved the Ministry of Health Regulation that requires cigarettes in Thailand to be sold in packaging stripped of the fancy, colorful and unique cigarette branding. I...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell C Balderas Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The impact of childhood maltreatment on age of onset of alcohol use disorder in women - Sch ückher F, Sellin T, Fahlke C, Engstrom I.
It is unclear whether exposure to childhood maltreatment is associated with the age of onset of alcohol use disorder (AUD). A group of socially stable women with AUD seeking treatment (n = 75) were interviewed using the Addiction Severity Index and the Min... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sugar-sweetened beverages are harmful to health and may be addictive, researchers suggest
(University of California - Davis) Research subjects reported increased headaches, decreased motivation to do work, lack of contentment and ability to concentrate, cravings for sugary drinks, and lower ratings of overall wellbeing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Neuroimaging study reveals 'hot spot' for cue-reactivity in substance-dependent population
(Medical University of South Carolina) Medical University of South Carolina neuroscientists have identified a region of brain that may be a new clinical target to treat addiction. In a Translational Psychiatry article, they report locating a 'hot spot' in brain activity associated with substance use disorder that could potentially be targeted by brain stimulation therapies such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). These findings have led to a clinical trial of TMS in patients with cocaine and alcohol use disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ohio medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Parents urged to promote 'alcohol-free childhood'
Campaigners want to dispel 'myth' of French approach to children and drinking Related items fromOnMedica Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 ‘Hard-hitting’ approach to tackling addiction set to be dropped Campaigners call for 18 age limit on energy drinks We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Preschool tooth extractions rise by a quarter (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

America ’s opioid crisis is a warning to the NHS | Chris McGreal
The US watchdog that is supposed to protect patients is in thrall to an industry profiting from addictionYears into America ’sopioid epidemic, as the death toll climbed into the hundreds of thousands, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a hearing to consider a drug company application to approve a new high-strength painkiller.The FDA assembles advisory committees of doctors and scientists to weigh the arguments for and against new drugs. In 2012, an opioid 10 times more powerful than regular painkillers, Zohydro ER, was on the agenda. By then, no one was in any doubt about the ravages of the worst drug epi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Chris McGreal Tags: Opioids Opioids crisis Pharmaceuticals industry Regulators NHS Health Drugs Society US news Science UK news Source Type: news

Sex differences in binge-like and aversion-resistant alcohol drinking in C57BL/6J mice - Sneddon EA, White RD, Radke AK.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol use disorder is characterized by compulsive alcohol intake, or drinking despite negative consequences. Previous studies have shown that female rodents have a heightened vulnerability to drug use across different stages of the addictive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychedelic drugs in the treatment of anxiety, depression and addiction - Kvam TM, Stewart LH, Andreassen OA.
BACKGROUND: There is increased interest in psychedelic drugs for use in the treatment of mental disorders. The substances are considered safe when administered within a clinical framework. Older studies from the 1970s have methodological weaknesses, but in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

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Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - November 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

CDC: 3.6 Million Teens Using E-Cigarettes in 2018
(MedPage Today) -- New data suggest birth of a new generation of nicotine addicts (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction
E-cigarettes may help tobacco smokers quit. But the alluring devices can swiftly induce a nicotine habit in teenagers who never smoked. This is the tale of one person ’ s struggle. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Nicotine Teenagers and Adolescence E-Cigarettes Juul Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

The Price of Cool: A Teen, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction
E-cigarettes may help tobacco smokers quit. But the alluring devices can swiftly induce a nicotine habit in teenagers who never smoked. The tale of one teen ’ s struggle. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Nicotine Teenagers and Adolescence E-Cigarettes Juul Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

She Couldn ’ t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.
Millions embrace e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids. Will restricting the devices for teenagers put former adult smokers who vape at risk to start again? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Nicotine E-Cigarettes Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Source Type: news

Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97
Mr. Fingarette concluded that heavy drinking was willful behavior, not a disease, and that moderate use of alcohol was an acceptable treatment goal. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SAM ROBERTS Tags: Fingarette, Herbert Deaths (Obituaries) Philosophy Alcohol Abuse Addiction (Psychology) Books and Literature Source Type: news

Q & A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes
As vaping grows more popular, especially among teens, here are answers to some basic questions about its health effects. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) E-Cigarettes Teenagers and Adolescence Nicotine Food and Drug Administration Q & Source Type: news

Abbott wins CE Mark, FDA nod for DRG Invisible Trial neuromod system
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) said today that it won FDA clearance and CE Mark approval in the European Union for its DRG Invisible Trial System intended to allow patients with complex chronic pain conditions to receive a trial treatment with the company’s dorsal root ganglion stimulation system. Abbott’s DRG therapy targets the dorsal root ganglion, a structure adjacent to the spinal cord populated with nerves that transmit chronic pain to the central nervous system. The therapy is intended to aid people living with neuropathic pain conditions by blocking pain signals with electrical pulses transmitted over the ...
Source: Mass Device - November 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Abbott Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Will Ban Flavored E-cigarettes at U.S. Convenience Stores U.S. FDA Will Ban Flavored E-cigarettes at U.S. Convenience Stores
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers, in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Liver Disease Risk Factors in Patients Treated for Alcohol and Drug Dependence
Conclusion As this was only a pilot study, further data collection involving a larger, representative sample of clients should be undertaken to explore these results further. References Bennett, H. et al., 2015. Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Treating Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Infected People Who Inject Drugs in the UK and the Relationship between Treatment Uptake and Efficacy on Future Infections. PLoS ONE, 10(5), p.e0125846. Edeghere, O. et al., 2015. Retrospective cohort study of liver transplantation in the United Kingdom between 1994 and 2010: the impact of hepatitis C infection. Public Health, 129(5), pp.509–5...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - November 15, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: admin Tags: Alcohol Insights Source Type: news

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The FDA Is Severely Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes. Here ’s What to Know
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday followed through on a rumored plan to significantly restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to keep young users away from tobacco products. “The bottom line is this: I will not allow a generation of children to become addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes,” said FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb in a statement. “We won’t let this pool of kids, a pool of future potential smokers, of future disease and death, to continue to build. We’ll take whatever action is necessary to stop these trends from continuing.” That act...
Source: TIME: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional smokes, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Between 2011 and 2018,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

West Virginia University first to launch clinical trial utilizing non-opioid micropellet
(West Virginia University Hospitals) As part of an ongoing commitment to battle opioid addiction, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) at West Virginia University today (Nov. 15, 2018) marked a major milestone, enrolling the first patient in a randomized clinical trial that will test the effectiveness of an injectable non-opioid, non-steroid micropellet to treat sciatica. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bloomberg American Health Initiative releases special public health reports supplement
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) With US life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the US Surgeon General. The supplement includes a series of special articles addressing five of the most complex and urgent health challenges facing the United States, specifically: addiction and overdose, violence, obesity and the food system, environmental challenges, and risks to adolescent health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise may help beat drug addiction, study says
Exercise makes drug addicts less susceptible to succumbing to the cues that trigger a relapse, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childbirth in the age of addiction: A new mom worries about maintaining sobriety
After the birth of her son, doctors sent Nicole home with a bottle of Percocet. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mercy Health partners with OSU on cancer, transplants, addiction treatment
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health disclosed today that the hospital system is working with Ohio State University ’s Wexner Medical Center to address critical health needs throughout the state, including the opioid epidemic and increasing access to cancer care and organ transplants. The two formed the Healthy State Alliance, which brings together the Buckeye State's largest hospital system (based on 6.8 mill ion patient interactions annually at Mercy’s 21 hospitals and other sites of care in Ohio)… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer cells are 'addicted' to key protein
New research on highly aggressive pancreatic cancers finds that a protein fuels cancer cells to the extent that they become 'addicted' to it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

How exercise could help fight drug addiction
(American Chemical Society) The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much harder. However, addicts who exercise appear to be less vulnerable to the impact of these environmental cues. Now, research with mice suggests that exercise might strengthen a drug user's resolve by altering the production of peptides in the brain, according to a study in the journal ACS Omega. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fighting heroin addiction: Bobby's story
Bobby was injecting heroin and crack cocaine up to six times a day. He's spoken to the BBC about what made him turn his life around. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis
From pastors in bars to reverends walking the streets and going door to door: clergy members across the US are trying to get addicts into treatment and, if they will listen, to offer some spiritual advice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid Drug Crisis, Spiritual First Responders Hit the Streets
Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it. Clergy members have become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis, often leaving the pulpit to minister on the streets. They can be reverends, rabbis, priests or pastors. Though their faiths differ, they invariably approach people with addiction as equals. No Bible-thumping, no blaming. Quite a few are in recovery themselves. Despite some signs of a slowdown, the nation's all-time deadliest drug overdose epidemic endures. Opioids were invo...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael Hill, Associated Press Tags: News Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Amid Drug Crisis, Spiritual First Responders Hit the Streets
Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it. Clergy members have become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis, often leaving the pulpit to minister on the streets. They can be reverends, rabbis, priests or pastors. Though their faiths differ, they invariably approach people with addiction as equals. No Bible-thumping, no blaming. Quite a few are in recovery themselves. Despite some signs of a slowdown, the nation's all-time deadliest drug overdose epidemic endures. Opioids were invo...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - November 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael Hill, Associated Press Tags: News Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Province, feds announce agreement to improve addictions treatment in Sask.
The federal and provincial government have announced a partnership aimed at helping those struggling with addiction in Saskatchewan. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Ottawa offers $5M to help Saskatchewan fight addictions
The federal and provincial governments have announced a partnership aimed at helping those struggling with addiction in Saskatchewan. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

' Sex Addiction' in 10% of US Men, 7% of Women?'Sex Addiction' in 10% of US Men, 7% of Women?
Perry Wilson reviews a new JAMA study that found a surprisingly high rate of distress over compulsive sexual urges among US men and women, asking: Should they all be treated?Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer's addiction could be its end
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Researchers at CSHL have discovered that an inappropriately produced protein may be why some pancreatic cancer patients die exceptionally early. They note that this same protein which helps the cancer spread is also its addiction. Without it, they theorize, cancer may wither away. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Prenatal food insecurity associated with severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome
(Boston Medical Center) A new study shows that food insecurity in pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder may be associated with increased risk for their infants receiving pharmacologic treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Published in Addiction, the Boston Medical Center study indicates that screening for food insecurity in pregnant women who are being treated with opioid agonist therapy (methadone or buprenorphine) for an opioid use disorder could be one way to decrease the severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome in their infants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

You might not be safe to drive until the NIGHT AFTER the night before...
Tony Moss, a professor of addictive behaviour science at London South Bank University, says motorists can avoid being caught by using a personal breathalyser before driving the next day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Altitude sickness drug helps man, 48, lose 9.7lbs and overcome his fizzy drink addiction
The obese 48-year-old, from New York, would drink up to eight sugary sodas a day, which made up a staggering 42 per cent of his daily calorie intake. He was prescribed acetazolamide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA set to restrict e-cigarette sales at gas stations, convenience stores
The FDA is set to crack down on sales of flavored e-cigarette products, claiming they are highly addictive and have become hugely popular with minors. It could take action as soon as next week. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childbirth In The Age Of Addiction: New Mom Worries About Maintaining Her Sobriety
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: April Dembosky Source Type: news

F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes
The move is part of an aggressive campaign against many products containing nicotine, including flavored e-cigarettes. Menthol has long been a concern among African-Americans because of its addictive qualities. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Menthol E-Cigarettes Recalls and Bans of Products Addiction (Psychology) Blacks Teenagers and Adolescence Nicotine Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Source Type: news

Three US health agencies move to make herbal opioid alternative kratom a schedule 1 drug
A letter obtained by Stat News details the findings of FDA and NIH studies finding kratom highly addictive and dangerous. The letter from Health and Human Services asks the DEA to act against kratom. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news