Teens who feel their parents favor their siblings over them are more likely to use alcohol, drugs and tobacco, a new study finds.
Football players will be tested for human growth hormone under a new drug-testing plan agreed upon by the National Football League and the players union. The plan has been in the works for several years, The New York Times reports.
A new study suggests combining positive messages about quitting smoking with negative messages about the health effects of tobacco use may be more effective than using either strategy alone.
A marijuana advocacy group is planning to launch an ad campaign in Colorado to counter the state’s marijuana education effort, ABC News reports.
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Legacy president Robin Koval advocates for social change via social media to drive down the smoking habits of teens and end the tobacco epidemic.
The rate of drug and alcohol use among American teens continues to decline, a new government study indicates. Teens’ use of tobacco also dropped.
An online initiative designed to reduce prescription drug abuse is beginning to gain steam after launching in 2010, according to The Washington Post.
Colleges are looking for new ways to reduce binge drinking, as part of initiatives to reduce campus sexual assaults, NPR reports.
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