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Study Offers A Mixed Bag For Opioid Users Taking Benzos

13 hours ago
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Benzodiazepines are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the country, often used to treat anxiety. But a new study warns that taking benzodiazepines can be both helpful and risky for those with opioid use disorder.

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Stony Brook University researchers will study how underwater sediment that’s kicked up by large-scale shellfish harvesting impacts the environment.

Upgrades Planned For Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum

Jan 6, 2020
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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for upgrades at the only planetarium in the state.

National Cancer Institute / Univ. of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has won a $750,000 grant from TD Bank to support its new cancer research facility.

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The public has until midnight Monday to weigh in on whether Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut should be permitted to import five beluga whales from an amusement park in Canada.

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