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Teens Find a Big Loophole in the New Flavored Vaping Ban

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/health/vaping-flavors-disposable.html Comment; A footnote on page 9 of the new policy permits all flavors to continue to be sold in devices that cannot be refilled and are designed to be disposed of after the flavored nicotine has...

New ways to treat the pain of the opioid crisis

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(20)30011-0/fulltext Comment; The opioid epidemic has lead to numerous different approaches to provide pain control. Targeting opioid receptor positive cells using the effects of the toxin botulinum,...

Addiction Treatment on wheels — now we’re getting somewhere

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Addiction-Treatment-on-wheels-mdash-now-we-re-14995497.php Comment; "Meet 'em where they need ya!" This is a lethal, terminal illness, providing hope as well as medication is important to gain trust & compliance. Mobile...

On the early life origins of vulnerability to opioid addiction

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-019-0628-5 Comment; Well-designed study documenting how early-life adversity is linked with future opioid addiction--it's not only genetics, but environment as well--at least in rats. Caution does need to be exercised in...

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