Archive: 08/05/2009

Stigma increases likelihood that drug users reoffend

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive and actually lead to a vicious spiral of drug use and reincarceration. Research published in BioMed Central's ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Other
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Job loss can make you sick, new study finds

In the face of rising unemployment and businesses declaring bankruptcy, a new study has found that losing your job can make you sick. Even when people find a new job quickly, there is an increased risk of developing a new ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Health
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Double hand transplant patient recovering well

(AP) -- Valarie Kepner was so excited at learning last fall that doctors might be able give her husband new hands that she called the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center without telling him first.

dateMay 08, 2009 in Other
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