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Muscle paralysis may hasten bone loss: study

Muscle paralysis rapidly causes inflammation in nearby bone marrow, which may promote the formation of large cells that break down bone, a new study finds. The article is published in the American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology.

Number of opioid deaths expected to hit 4,000 in 2017

At least 1,460 Canadians have died from opioid-related overdoses in the first half of 2017 – a number that's expected to rise, as not all provinces have reported final data for the period, the Public Health Agency of Canada said.

Survey finds pot users drive vehicle within two hours of consumption

More than one third of Canadians who reported consuming cannabis in a Health Canada survey said they'd gotten behind the wheel of a car within two hours of pot use.
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B.C. health official wants to put safe, common opioid in vending machines

Making a safe opioid available in vending machines may be the next harm reduction tool to fight the deadly overdose epidemic, says the executive medical director of the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. Dr. Mark Tyndall said he envisions a regulated system where drug users would be assessed, registered and issued a card to use in vending machines to obtain hydromorphone, a painkiller commonly marketed under the brand name Dilaudid. » Read more...