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UF Research Could Help Settle Kratom Controversy

Kratom is a legal substance that can be bought at gas stations, smoke shops, kava bars or online. Testimonials from some who have used it and results from preclinical studies suggest that it helps to alleviate pain and manage symptoms of opioid withdrawal, but the unregulated sale of the drug may be encouraging its recreational use as well.

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City Of Newberry Creates Task Force To Fight Opioid Crisis

Newberry will escalate the fight against opioid addiction in March with a five-member task force dedicated to solving the crisis. While the Alachua County Health Promotion and Wellness Coalition does not have specific statistics on opioid addiction in Newberry, they claim nearly ten percent of middle and high school students …

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100 Stories From WUFT That Kept You Informed In 2018

Corrine Brown began her prison sentence, Alachua County and Gainesville leaders squabbled over seemingly every issue large and small, and six weeks into the new year, the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland changed much about what was to unfold. It was a busy year in local and statewide Florida …

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