Tag Archives: prescription drug abuse
Posted on July 12, 2012Psychoactive drugs cross ... the placental blood barrier - so can affect a baby in utero. ... hospitals have recently seen a large increase in babies born addicted to opioids, and the profound consequences that follow. We discuss this issues, options for detox and treatment, also the use and misuse of methadone.
Posted on February 16, 2012A smartphone app to monitor cravings-- a new tool for relapse prevention? Also the newest legal drug - inhalable caffeine ... and more on prescription drug use debate (updated.)
Posted on December 22, 2009For over 30 yeras, Dr Lloyd Johnson at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research has been studying drug use by adolescents. A new report finds an increase in marijuana use, and a decrease in tobacco and binge drinking. Dr Inaba comments on some of the implications.
Posted on July 30, 2009Dr. Inaba talks about celebrities like Michael Jackson, and others who have died because of overuse and abuse of prescription drugs and alcohol ... and the increasing international epidemic of prescription drug abuse.