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National Academies of Sciences releases report on E-Cigarettes

Jan 23, 2018

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to conduct a critical, objective review of the scientific evidence available about e-cigarettes and health.

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New HHS Opioid Website Launched

Jan 10, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new website offering resources and links to services to address the opioid epidemic. The website provides information on prevention, treatment, recovery and information about the epidemic.

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The Grand Challenges for Social Work in Health Care

American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare

Dec 06, 2017

The Grand Challenges for Social Work represent a dynamic social agenda to help create a more just society. More than 60 million Americans have inadequate access to basic health care while also enduring the effects of discrimination, poverty, and dangerous environments that accelerate higher rates of illness. Innovative and evidence-based social strategies can improve health care and lead to broad gains in the health of our entire society.

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Bad Cuts in Medicare Savings Plan

Hartford Courant

Nov 14, 2017

Michael Marshall, member of the Committee on Aging of the NASW Connecticut Chapter, wrote this letter to the editor of his local paper expressing his concern for 70,000-plus low-income Connecticut senior and disabled residents whose health insurance benefits are being drastically cut as a result of the newly passed state budget.

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Organizations leading the way to comprehensive pain management

Nov 02, 2017

NASW participates in the first-ever Integrative Pain Care Policy Congress, where a universal definition of comprehensive integrative pain management was determined-- an integral step towards implementing solutions to the opioid overdose epidemic.

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NASW supports President Trump's declaration of opioid epidemic as public health crisis

NASW News Release

Oct 31, 2017

President Trump on Oct. 26 officially declared that the opioid crisis engulfing the United States to be a public health crisis. This followed a recommendation from the June 2017 interim report from President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which strongly recommended that the opioid crisis be declared an emergency.

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