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Naltrexone Implant Helps HIV Patients Prevent Opioid Relapse

Compared with oral naltrexone, implant also improved HIV outcomes among those with opioid dependence

Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns

Graduates with loan forgiveness/repayment program more likely to enter primary care fields

National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia

Overall hand hygiene compliance increased from 2009 to 2017; associated drop seen in HA-SAB incidence

Group, Telephone, Guided CBT Treatment Effective for Depression

Individual and group CBT were significantly better than guided self-help in terms of acceptability

Increased Screen Time in Preschool Tied to Worse Inattention

Odds increased for reporting clinically significant externalizing problems, inattention problems

FDA Approves First Generic Nasal Spray Against Opioid Overdose

Product is also first generic naloxone nasal spray approved for use by people without medical training

Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety

Perinatal birth complications associated with childhood social anxiety symptoms and behavioral inhibition

Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children

Feeding problems due to sensory sensitivities common in children with constipation

Anti-Inflammatory Add-On May Be Beneficial for Depression

Anti-inflammatory agents improve depressive symptoms versus placebo as add-on in MDD

Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation

Individuals linked to about 350,000 prescriptions and 32 million pills