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Methylphenidate-Suicide Link Doesn't Appear Causal Free

Any link between the ADHD drug methylphenidate and suicide attempts does not appear to be causal, according to an observational study in JAMA Psychiatry.

Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Smokers Tied to Increase in Smoking Cessation Rate Free

The recent increase in electronic cigarette use among U.S. adult smokers may have contributed to an increase in the nation's smoking cessation rate, suggests a study in The BMJ.

National Academies Recommend Steps to Address Opioid Crisis Free

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a set of recommendations intended to address the country's opioid epidemic.


Who Uses Marijuana for Medical Purposes? Free

People who report marijuana use for medical reasons are very similar to recreational users.