A new study suggests teenagers with “pathologic” Internet use are more likely to admit to drug abuse.
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Adopted children whose biological parents abused drugs are twice as likely to do so themselves, compared with adopted children whose birth parents did not abuse drugs, a new study finds.
Commentary: Ten Percent of American Adults Consider Themselves in Recovery From Drug or Alcohol Abuse
Ten percent of American adults consider themselves to be in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse problems, according to a new survey.
The implementation of state prevention monitoring programs, by targeting doctor shopping and pill mills, is one of many strategies to help fight the prescription drug abuse epidemic, says Carmen A. Catizone, MS of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.
The number of methamphetamine lab seizures in the United States rose again last year, according to an Associated Press survey of the nation’s top meth-producing states.
A new study shows that alcohol problems are not uncommon among surgeons.
News coverage of violent crimes and fatal accidents linked to alcohol use may increase public support of stricter alcohol-control laws, HealthDay reports.
A new study finds that many Americans support reducing nicotine in cigarettes to prevent people from becoming addicted to smoking.
New findings by a Yale team of scientists may help explain why the risk of drug abuse and addiction increase significantly when cocaine use begins in adolescence.
With the 2012 election season heating up, recovery community organizations and allies are mobilizing their members and local residents to exercise our civic rights and responsibilities.