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Friday, February 3, 2012

Current Issue: November–December 2011

Interventions & Assessments

  • Buprenorphine-Naloxone Works for Prescription Opioid Dependence As Long As It Is Maintained
  • Ongoing Primary and Specialty Care Is Associated with Improved Substance Use Outcomes
  • Patients Who Receive Opioids for Chronic Pain Are Inadequately Managed
  • Accuracy of “Last Occasion” Self-Reported Drinking in Young Adults
  • Does Mailed Feedback Decrease Risky Drinking After an Emergency Department Visit?
  • Buprenorphine Treatment Is Not Associated with Significant Impairment of Driving Ability

Health Outcomes

  • “Moderate” Drinking Is a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer
  • Association between Open-Angle Glaucoma and Cocaine Use
  • Heavier Alcohol Consumption Linked to Colorectal Cancer
  • Heavy Beer Consumption Is a Risk Factor for Gastric Cancer
  • Regular Moderate Alcohol Intake Associated with “Successful Aging” in Women
  • Unhealthy Alcohol Use Is Associated with Unhealthy Eating Patterns


  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Hepatitis-C Treatment Reduced Viral Load and Increased Abstinence in Patients with Co-Occurring Alcohol Dependence
  • A New Piece of the Harm Reduction Puzzle? Directly Observed Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-infected Opioid-Dependent Individuals
  • Factors Associated with Substance-Abuse Treatment Utilization among Patients Living with HIV/AIDS Who Use Alcohol and Other Drugs

Slide Presentations

  • Update on Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health
  • Journal Club

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