Month: December 2015

The Cost of Addiction Part 1: Why Don’t We Fairly Fund Addiction Treatment?

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Addiction and risky use constitute the largest preventable and most costly health problems facing the U.S. Addiction and risky use cause or contribute to more than 70 other conditions requiring medical care, including cancer, respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, pregnancy complications, cirrhosis, ulcers and trauma. Addiction By the Numbers*: “¢… Read more »