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  1. Labels that warn people about the risks of drinking soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages can lower obesity and overweight prevalence, suggests a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study.
  2. Study finds that children who were legally required to register as sex offenders were at greater risk for harm, including suicide attempts and sexual assault, compared to a group of children were not required to register.
  3. Medication treatment, usually consisting of methadone or buprenorphine, both of which are opioids, helps control symptoms of withdrawal and cravings that can cause relapse.
  4. A steep drop in the local incidence of new HIV infections accompanied the rollout of a U.S.-funded anti-HIV program in a large East African population.  
  5. A cross-section of opioid prescribers that typically do not prescribe large volumes of opioids, including primary care physicians, and surgeons, frequently prescribe opioids to high-risk patients, according to a new study.

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