Jennifer Gottshall

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A naloxone kit can reverse an overdose. Here’s how you can get one, and help save a life

By now, you’ve likely seen a naloxone kit.<p>It’s a small, zippered black case marked with a grey or red cross that holds a syringe and a life-saving …

A new long-acting treatment to treat opioid addiction just got approved

A new form of a widely used opioid addiction treatment that is injected monthly instead of taken daily as a tablet was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration.<p>Experts say the eagerly anticipated new version of the drug may help patients reduce relapses, disrupt the treatment market, …

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Could Marijuana Replace Opioids As A Painkiller? Experts Are Skeptical

The heavy marketing and widespread access to opioid pills sparked a national crisis that’s now labeled a “public health emergency” by the U.S. government. Last year, some 60,000 Americans died of drug (including opioid) overdoses—that’s some 12,000 more than traffic-related deaths in the same year. …

Realistic Rodent Model of Drug Addiction

New rodent model helps researchers discover it is ingenuity and not habit that sustains addiction.

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Heavy Drinking Among Women At All-Time High, Despite Health Consequences

An ever-increasing number of women in the state are drinking to excess, state and federal data show.<p>Statewide, female admissions to acute hospital …

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