In one study, nearly 13 percent of high school seniors reported nonmedical
use of prescription opioids.
The leaders of the Jewish communities of four Nordic countries said that a bill proposing to ban nonmedical
circumcision in Iceland "will guarantee" that no Jewish community is established there.
Taken together, state and local tax burdens put California at the high end of the tax range for states that have legalized nonmedical
This guide helps clinicians, as well as family members, friends, and nonmedical
professionals, understand eating disorders and their care and complications.
Many cancer patients add nonmedical
therapies to the treatments prescribed by their oncologists.
New research from the CVS Health Research Institute and Johns Hopkins University provides evidence that automated algorithms --or complex calculations --in electronic medical and pharmacy claims data may be useful in screening large populations for nonmedical
opioid use as well as identifying those providers who may be writing fraudulent prescriptions.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public to be on the lookout for a nonmedical
prescription opioid which has been widely abused as a recreational drug in Europe and Canada.
An increase in the number of opioid prescriptions also has been associated with an increase in nonmedical
use of opioids (Kolodny et al.
Schnitzler, 36, previously worked as a management consultant and project leader at the European Centre of Expertise for the Healthcare Industry EEIG, an international business association specializing in building hospitals, clinics and other medical and nonmedical
use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the U.
Prescription opioid use in HIV-positive individuals is underestimated, based on data from a 12-week study of medical and nonmedical
prescription drug use in HIV patients attending a medical center and community clinic.
The second, the nonmedical
exemption, is when parents choose not to vaccinate their children on religious or philosophical grounds.