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Issues around feeding create added stress for parents with eating disorder

April 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Stanford University researchers are examining an underappreciated issue in eating disorders care: helping parents who have had an eating disorder in communicating with their child about food.

University adds neuropsychological component to counseling curriculum

April 26, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Students in the addictions program at Indiana Wesleyan University will be gaining more hands-on experience in understanding the brain's activity.

Olympian-turned-WWE star Kurt Angle relentless in recovery

April 24, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Now sober after addiction derailed his career and devastated his family, Kurt Angle, an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler and recently inducted WWE Hall of Famer, has his sights set on a new goal: helping others in recovery.

Funding sought for research on eating disorders in military

April 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Two U.S. House members are asking for the prioritization of eating disorders research in the Department of Defense's Congressional Directed Medical Research Program.

Oxytocin a potential treatment for addiction and comorbid mood disorders

April 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A research review published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests the neuropeptide oxytocin, administered as an intranasal spray, could be effective in the treatment of opioid addiction and comorbid mood disorders.

Developer of first-responder treatment hired at Sprout Health Group

April 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Mark Lamplugh, a fourth-generation firefighter who has helped to establish treatment programs for first responders, is Sprout Health Group's new vice president of business development.

Rx Summit: Practices, not opioids, are the enemy

April 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A leader in treating veterans warned a National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit audience about the pendulum swinging too far toward demonizing opioid medications.

Rx Summit: HHS prioritizes the opioid crisis

April 20, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The opioid crisis, mental health and childhood obesity are three key focus areas of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to Secretary Tom Price, MD, speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit.

Specialty IOPs bring flexibility to treatment for N.J. provider

April 20, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care has opened four specialty intensive outpatient programs, including two women’s addiction treatment programs, as well as mood and anxiety disorder, and co-occurring mental health and addiction.

Rx Summit: Unlikely political duo teams up for science-based care

April 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Newt Gingrich and Patrick Kennedy have at least one thing in common: an absolute reverence for brain research that can inform solutions to the opioid crisis.

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