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GHB Intoxication Reports Decline in California (February 2007)

Highlights statistics on the number of reports of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) use intoxication in California from 1999 to 2003.

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Journal Highlights Opportunities in Hispanic Drug Abuse Research (February 2007)

Reviews a journal supplement that compiles information on drug abuse research in the Hispanic population.

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Report Calls for Sweeping Changes in Health Care for Mental and Substance Abuse Problems (February 2007)

Reviews a report from the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine that discusses ways to improve the quality of health care among people with mental health and substance abuse disorders.

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Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders (February 2007)

Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.

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Low-Cost Incentives Improve Outcomes in Stimulant Abuse Treatment (October 2006)

Reports on a study investigating the use of incentives in the form of prizes to motivate outpatients to stay in behavioral therapy and remain drug free.

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First-time Patients Opt for Office-Based Buprenorphine (October 2006)

Presents highlights of a study suggesting that compared with methadone, office-based buprenorphine treatment attracts individuals who have less extensive addiction histories.

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Walk the Line Is Among 10th Annual PRISM Awardees (October 2006)

Announces the winners of the 10th Annual PRISM Awards, including Walk the Line, a film portraying the life of singer Johnny Cash and his battle with drug addiction.

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Ethnicity Influences Early Smoking and Progression to Drug Abuse (October 2006)

Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.

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Steroid Abuse Is a High-Risk Route to the Finish Line (October 2006)

Highlights research on the effects of steroid use on the brain and the rest of the body, and stresses the need to educate young people about the serious health risks associated with its use.

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Study Finds Withdrawal No Easier With Ultrarapid Opiate Detox (October 2006)

Presents findings from a clinical trial comparing ultrarapid, anesthesia-assisted detoxification with detoxification by traditional methods among patients addicted to heroin.

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