Health care already has effective treatment tools, including medications, but many people who could benefit are reluctant to seek them out
People who smoke tobacco or marijuana; vape; or use opioids or methamphetamine may be at higher risk of serious disease
Clinical trials are essential for testing new treatments, and those who suffer from SUDs are essential to their success
The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that although the use of illicit drugs has gone down, nicotine use is going up
It's not just rewarding to the brain by itself; it also enhances and prolongs the pleasure we get from other activities
They need the proper tools, more resources and more time to treat patients...
The approval of Epidiolex® is a major milestone in bringing safe, effective cannabinoid-based medications to patients
The term acknowledges that addiction is a chronic but treatable medical condition involving changes to circuits involved in reward, stress and self-control