Friday, September 7, 2018

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Deaths From Suicide and Substance Use Surpass Diabetes Deaths
Deaths from suicide, substance use and other forms of self injury have surpassed deaths due to diabetes in the United States, according to a new study. Read More
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Justice Department Targets Doctors and Drug Dealers in Crackdown on Opioids
The U.S. Justice Department announced it is targeting doctors and drug dealers in its latest crackdown on opioids, The New York Times reports. Read More
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New Policy Bans Fraternity Members from Serving Hard Liquor at Events
U.S. fraternity members will no longer be allowed to serve hard liquor at events, according to the North-American Interfraternity Conference, the umbrella organization for fraternities. Read More
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Study Questions Effectiveness of Supervised Injection Sites in Preventing Overdose Deaths
An analysis of studies has found supervised drug injection sites may not be as effective in preventing drug overdose deaths as previously thought, Vox reports. Read More
Almost 11 Million American Adults Use E-Cigarettes
Almost 11 million American adults use e-cigarettes and more than half are under age 35, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More
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