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Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients

This story is part of a partnership that includes Side Effects Public Media, NPR and Kaiser Health News. Only certain images can be republished by partners. Email KHNweb@kff.org for more information. This story can be republished for free (details). Jason was hallucinating. He was withdrawing from drugs at an addiction treatment center …

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Psychotropic Drug, Side Effects, Interactions, Warning, Uses & Dosage

WARNINGS Included as part of the PRECAUTIONS section. PRECAUTIONS Increased Mortality In Elderly Patients With Dementia-Related Psychosis Increased Mortality Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. ABILIFY (aripiprazole) is not approved for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis [see BOXED …

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Effectiveness, Warning, & Side Effects

PATIENT INFORMATION Plan B One-Step® Emergency Contraceptive One Tablet. One Step What You Need to Know What is Plan B One-Step®? Plan B One-Step® is emergency contraception that helps prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. It is a backup method of preventing pregnancy and should not be …

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Coordinating Care Of Mind And Body Might Help Medicaid Save Money And Lives

Modern medicine often views the mind and body on separate tracks, both in terms of treatment and health insurance reimbursement. But patients with psychological disorders can have a hard time managing their physical health. So some Medicaid programs, which provide health coverage for people with low incomes, have tried to …

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Gun Violence And The Politics Of Public Health

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Three mass shootings in eight days have refocused the nation’s attention on the problem of gun violence — and restarted the long-running debate over guns as a public health issue. Although Congress is on its summer break, before lawmakers left …

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Side Effects, Effectiveness & Warning

PATIENT INFORMATION Plan B® Emergency Contraceptive. Because the unexpected happens. Important Information About Plan B®, Birth Control & Sexually Transmitted Diseases For additional information intended for healthcare professionals, please see enclosed Product Information for Plan B®. What is Plan B®? Plan B® is emergency contraception that helps prevent pregnancy after …

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