Substance Abuse and Addiction

Substance Abuse and Addiction News

  • Vivek Murthy, MD, Replaced as Surgeon General The Trump administration asked for his resignation in the middle of his 4-year term. Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams, RN, PhD, will take over on a temporary basis.
  • New Tool May Help Stratify Risk for Surgical Site Infection A new tool that assesses the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs) in colon cancer patients could identify those in need of aggressive preventive efforts, researchers in Massachusetts suggest.

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