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Fight against opioid addiction by opioids

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For the millions of Americans struggling with opioid addiction, breaking the habit can be physically and psychologically demanding. Scott Lukas, director of the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., has spent much of his career researching and developing drugs to treat opioid addiction. Those who quit …

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Youth opioid use has declined somewhat

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As it stated in “Children are frequently overlooked in efforts to prevent prescription opioid exposures; however, these exposures can be life-threatening,” the study said. “Greater efforts are needed to prevent opioid exposure to children of all ages.” Sign Up ×Considering that little work has been done on opioid poisoning among …

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