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  • Rx Pain Medications, Know the Options, Get the Facts
    on November 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This […]

  • Behavioral Health Among College Students Information and Resource Kit
    on November 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    This kit discusses the consequences of substance misuse among college students including the misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. It explores various causational factors such as peer pressure, stress, social norms, and advertising messages. Inventory#: SMA17-5052 […]

  • Rx Pain Medications, Know the Options, Get the Facts:
    on November 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This […]

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  • Trust in e-cigarette safety varies by worldview, source of messaging
    on December 12, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Public health messaging about the safety of e-cigarettes needs to account for the worldviews of the target audience, with different groups displaying varying levels of trust depending on the source of the message, according to a recent study. […]

  • Don't mix business with pleasure
    on December 12, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    In working life it's now almost expected that employees answer work-related emails after hours, or take their laptops with them on holiday. But the blurring of boundaries between work and personal life can affect people's sense of well-being and lead to exhaustion. […]

  • Stuttering: Stop signals in the brain disturb speech flow
    on December 12, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    'G-g-g-g-g-ood morning' is a daily obstacle for people who stutter. However, so far, not much is known about the causes of persistent developmental stuttering, which is the most frequent speech disorder. Scientists have recently discovered that a hyperactive network in the right frontal part of the brain plays a crucial role in this deficit. It […]