Past Issue: November–December 2011
NEW! A dedicated section on alcohol- and other drug-related
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
- “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
HIV and HCV
- 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
A FREE federally funded* educational service providing clinicians with a broad range of resources to address substance abuse, including
- instruments to screen patients for unhealthy substance use.
- informational materials to engage patients in conversations about substance use.
- tools that save time by pinpointing substance-abuse related problems.
- speakers for CME programs on subjects related to alcohol and drug use.
- evidence-based resources to educate future and current physicians.