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Youth Opioid Deaths Often Involve Other Substances, Too

MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2020 — In 2018, polysubstance-involved opioid overdose deaths became more common than deaths involving opioids alone among U.S. youth, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in JAMA Pediatrics. Jamie K. Lim, M.D., from the Boston Medical Center, and colleagues examined national trends in polysubstance-involved opioid overdose deaths among U.S. youth […]

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Why Weight Loss Patches Are Too Good to Be True

A product that promises to help you lose weight without restricting calories sounds ideal. Stick-on weight loss patches are the latest fad that touts this claim—and they’re popping up all over social media. These patches may seem like the answer to your weight loss problems, but could they actually replace a healthy diet and exercise […]