Kimberly Miller

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Ceramic pill could help US government reduce painkiller addiction

Millions of Americans are addicted to painkillers, with the death rate from opioid addiction doubling over the past decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The US government is attempting to crack down on the problem. Several states have introduced stringent laws that …

Study: Consumers Infrequently Combine Marijuana And Alcohol

Marijuana consumers do not typically use cannabis and alcohol in combination with one another, regardless of whether they are consuming cannabis for …

Four Reasons Your Child Probably Doesn’t Need ADHD Meds

<b>Four Reasons Your Child Probably Doesn’t Need ADHD Meds</b><p>There is enormous pressure on parents to ensure that their children do well in school. I know; …

Autism

How Social Media Addiction is Bad for Mental Health

One of the greatest chapters in the book of internet is social media. It facilitates our communications with friends and family regardless of …

InFocus: On the front lines of the opioid addiction crisis

Amy Phillips, Producer, 22News Investigative Team - CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - It's considered an epidemic not only in Massachusetts, but across the …

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5 books that bust the myths of drug writing

Now, I’ve never been a fighter (although I do like to punch things). But the drug use? Yeah, I didn’t have to make that part up. Ten years ago, after …

How does alcohol influence the mind? A look into the brain and its genes.

<i>* Scientific study references are indicated in (). These can be found at the bottom of the article, and can be clicked on to access the original</i> …

Neuroscience

How Taking Acid Helped Me Stop Smoking

I smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for almost a decade. I had tried to quit, but nothing worked. The patch gave me a rash. Nicorette gave me …

Australian rapper blames easy availability of codeine-based drugs for painkiller addiction - AM - ABC Radio

KIM LANDERS: An award-winning Australian rapper has become the unlikely face of codeine addiction, detailing his years-long battle with the drug in a …

Fox's Ablow Fearmongers That Doctors Will Stop Prescribing Painkillers If Lawsuits Are Allowed

For anyone who missed it, as CBS reported this week, West Virginia is going to allow those who are addicted to painkillers to sue their doctors as a …

Newborns Addicted To Opioids On The Rise

The epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States has spilled over to affect newborn babies, with the number of infants born suffering from opioid withdrawal tripling in a decade, the director of the government’s institute for drug abuse said this week.<p>In an editorial published Tuesday in the …

Everyone is an Addict

We live in the age of addiction. It is a time of unbridled desire and reckless overconsumption. Addicts seem to be everywhere. We point our fingers …

Self Reliance: How Addiction Affects the Brain

Dr. Kevin McCauley, of the Institute for Addiction Recovery, has been helping people with addiction for fifteen years. He has studied the brain and …

Mormonism

A 'Back Door' Into Cocaine Addicted Brain

<b>Individuals addicted to cocaine may have difficulty in controlling their addiction because of a previously-unknown ‘back door’ into the brain,</b> …

Documentary Film Exposes Heroin Addiction; Congress Stymies CDC Abuse Prevention Efforts

I just finished watching the new HBO documentary, <i>Heroin: Cape Cod</i>. It is a raw, up close and personal account of the heroin epidemic currently gripping our nation, as told by those who know addiction best - active users.<p>I encourage you to watch this film, which is currently playing on HBO. If you …

When Your Parents Are Heroin Addicts

A mother is dead and a father jailed after they overdosed at a children’s hospital. Their story may seem extreme, but it isn’t unique.<p>Last week, it …

How to Help Someone with Mental Illness That Does Not Want Help

<b>Alyson Spirals Into a Mental Health Issue</b><p>When someone you know and love is spiraling into a mental health issue and needs help – but isn’t ready …

Mental Health

NEJM Journal Watch: Summaries of and commentary on original medical and scientific articles from key medical journals

What Type of Addiction Services Do I Need?

There is an endless and overwhelming amount of information on the Web about addiction treatment options. Many people have no idea where to begin or …

Here’s How Canadian Doctors Helped Solve Rural America’s Worst HIV Outbreak | VICE News

In December 2014, an Indiana physician performed a routine HIV test on a pregnant woman that showed she had the virus. The expecting mother was one of the first in a cluster of new HIV cases in southern Indiana that would quickly grow in a tight-knit community of drug users who shared needles.<p>At …

Implant to treat opioid addiction gets green light from FDA advisors

Committee hopes approval will help combat deadly epidemic, but concerns linger.<p>Four tiny, implantable rods that steadily ooze drugs could help some …

Helping Drug-Addicted Inmates Break The Cycle

Without help, very few are able to put their lives back together while battling obsessive drug cravings.<p><i>This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state …

Kevin Hart On What His Dad's Drug Addiction Taught Him About Fatherhood

The actor-comedian also credits his mom for keeping him off the streets.<p>The subject of Kevin Hart dealing with his father’s past addiction to drugs made great fodder for his 2011 stand-up comedy documentary film, “Laugh At My Pain.”<p>On Tuesday’s episode of “The Howard Stern Show,” Hart shared why …

Living with someone with an alcohol addiction - SpunOut.ie - Ireland's Youth Information Website

You’re Not Alone<p>Written by Daniel Waugh | <i>View this authors Twitter page</i> and posted in opinion<p>This is an <b>opinion</b> of a young person and does not …

Duty to Warn – 14 Lies That Our Psychiatry Professors in Medical School Taught Us

<b>Myth # 1:</b> <b><br>“The FDA</b> <i>(US Food and Drug Administration) tests all new psychiatric drugs”</i>False. Actually the FDA only reviews studies that were designed, …

5 Realities Of The One Illegal Drug Available Everywhere

Nitrous oxide is either the stuff the dentist uses to make you think drilling is hilarious, or the stuff Vin Diesel uses to make his car go all …

Demi Moore

For Teenagers, Adult-Sized Opioid Addiction Treatment Doesn't Fit

Addicted to prescription painkillers after a high-school sports injury, Cameron Burke moved on to heroin, which was cheaper and more easily accessible. His parents tried everything, more than once sending him out of state for treatment.<p>"It was never enough," Jennifer Weiss-Burke of Albuquerque, …

How my family teaches my son about addiction

My mother died when I was 7 years old. At the time, she was living on the other side of the country with her boyfriend while my brother and I were left in the care of my grandparents. When the phone call notifying us of her death came, my grandmother, one of the strongest women I knew, unraveled in …