Portugal shows the way ahead on drugs policy

A patient receives syringes from a van parked in Lisbon after taking his daily dose of methadone, part of Portugal’s […]

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The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

Consider it America’s other prescription drug epidemic. For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often […]

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Potency, purity of drugs reaching even higher levels

SAN DIEGO — Ten years ago, the average gram of meth available in the U.S. was 39 percent pure. Today, […]

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Effective vaccine against tuberculosis in the offing, say scientists

Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people than any other infection, with an estimated 1.7 million people worldwide dying from it every […]

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Immunotherapy drug shows promise in treating rare pregnancy cancer

‘ An immunotherapy drug has the potential to treat a rare pregnancy cancer belonging to a group of diseases called […]

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Drug debt intimidation targeted

A NEW campaign to highlight the role that recreational drug use plays in drug debt intimidation was launched last week […]

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A Digital Pill That Can Be Tracked When Swallowed Was Just Approved by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it had approved Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd’s Abilify MyCite, the […]

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Number of drug and alcohol addicts getting help down 10% in three years

Number of interventions across community services, inpatient detoxification, residential rehab and primary care received by clients for addiction have fallen […]

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CVS to offer next-day drug delivery

CVS hears the Amazon footsteps — and the pharmacy giant is wasting no time trying to get ahead of any […]

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