ADDICTION

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Association between jail-based methadone or buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder and overdose mortality after release from New York City jails 2011–17

Methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder during incarceration was associated with an 80% reduction in overdose mortality risk for the first month post-release

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Cigarette pack size and consumption: a randomized cross-over trial

Smoking from packs of 20 compared with 25 cigarettes reduced the number of cigarettes smoked per day

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The relationship between alcohol use and dementia in adults aged more than 60 years: a combined analysis of prospective, individual-participant data from 15 international studies

Abstinence from alcohol appears to be associated with an increased risk for all-cause dementia.

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