Tag Archives: Treatment

The Treatment Gap: In Rehab, ‘Two Warring Factions’: Abstinence vs. Medication

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Just past a cemetery along a country road, an addiction treatment center called JourneyPure at the River draws hundreds of patients a month who are addicted to opioids and other drugs. They divide their days between therapy sessions, songwriting, communing with horses and climbing through a treetop ropes course. After dinner, they’re… Read More »

Revolutionary cancer treatment approved

A revolutionary therapy that has the potential to cure aggressive blood cancers has been approved for use in Australia. The immunotherapy, known as CAR-T, will help children battling leukemia and adults fighting a type of aggressive lymphoma. The groundbreaking therapy uses a patient’s own immune cells to fight cancer in a once-only treatment, unlike chemotherapy… Read More »