Young Men Prone To Schizophrenia Due To Cannabis Use Disorder

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Schizophrenia is a complex and debilitating mental illness affecting millions worldwide. It is characterized by symptoms, including hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, and a reduced ability to function in daily life. While the exact causes of schizophrenia are still not fully understood, researchers have identified several risk factors contributing to its development. One significant risk factor […]

Racial Inequality In Access To Medications For Opioid Use Disorder


Black Americans have experienced a higher rise in opioid overdose-related fatalities since 2010 than any other demographic category, currently there is no evidence at the national level describing ethnic or racial disparities in the use of drugs for opioid use disorder (OUD).  The study used Medicare claim information collected over the 2016–2019 period for a […]

Some Addiction Treatment Centers Turn Big Profits by Scaling Back Care

Near the end of his scheduled three-month stay at a rehab center outside Austin, Texas, Daniel McKegney was forced to tell his father in North Carolina that he needed more time and more money, he recently recalled. His father had already received bills from BRC Recovery totaling about $150,000 to cover McKegney’s treatment for addiction […]

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Air Pollution’s Immediate Effects on Brain Function

According to Science Daily, researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria have performed a study that demonstrates that even small amounts of traffic pollution can affect human brain function in as little as a few hours. The findings, published in Environmental Health, reveal that even two hours of exposure to […]