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ACS and APSA address safe and effective pain control after surgery for children, teens  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
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Number of children requiring treatment for cannabis misuse failed to improve in the last 3 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Public Health England has today revealed that a staggering 12,702 young people entered treatment last year... more
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