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  • Former addicts may be at lower risk of new addictions

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who manage to get clean after being addicted to drugs are at lower risk of becoming addicted to something else in the future than people who never overcame the first substance use disorder, according to a new study."The results are surprising, they cut against conventional clinical lore which holds that people who stop one addiction are at increased risk of picking up a new one," said senior author Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. "The results challenge the old stereotype that people switch or substitute addictions but never truly overcome them," Olfson told Reuters Health by email.
  • Despite signs, Lake jail fails to thwart suicide

      Despite signs, Lake jail fails to thwart suicide
    One day in April, officers at the Lake County Jail discovered something disturbing in inmate Igor Karlukov's possession: shreds of a mesh laundry bag fashioned into a noose, jail records show. Karlukov, 35, was jailed after allegedly attacking his ex-...

    PTSD symptoms tied to food addiction in women: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more than twice as likely as women without the disorder to be addicted to food, according to a new study. The results don't necessarily mean that PTSD causes...

    New strategies help smokers quit when nicotine replacement falls short

    Harvard Health Blog If you've ever smoked and tried to quit, you know how hard it can be. Nicotine is so addictive that smoking, or using tobacco in other forms, may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break. But it's possible to quit. Just ask the...

    Alleged pill mill doctor's trial begins

    Alleged pill mill doctor's trial begins
    To prosecutors, former Fogelsville psychiatrist David Daley is a reckless pill mill operator whose reputation for being "easy" drew drug addicts and dealers from Pennsylvania's coal regions into the Lehigh Valley for highly addictive painkillers like...