The National Institute on Drug Abuse marks World AIDS Day on December 1st with the launch of its new, national public service campaign to educate Hispanic teens on the link between non-injection drug use and HIV transmission.
Asian men who smoke appear to be at increased risk of losing their hair, according to researchers in Taiwan.
The group Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) said that a recent decision to ease federal penalties for crack cocaine offenses should be retroactively applied to offenders already in prison.
Cultural stereotypes about Hispanics could impede Latino youth from seeking help for drug and alcohol abuse. In turn, substance-abuse treatment providers must better understand how their own attitudes toward culture can affect the provision of sufficient behavioral health services, according to a new study.
African-Americans and Hispanics need access to more residential addiction treatment if improvements are to be made in outcomes among these populations, experts say.
The U.S. asset-forfeiture laws — designed to intercept proceeds from drug trafficking and prevent money laundering — have an illegal immigrant from Guatemala fighting the government for $59,000 he earned as a dishwasher in South Florida.
Tribal organizations addressing addiction and mental illness among American Indians and Alaskan Natives will receive a total of $65 million in grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
A new report from the Office of National Drug Control Policy finds that Hispanic youth are more likely to use illicit drugs than white or black teens and says trying to adapt to American culture may be the cause.
The National African American Drug Policy Coalition and U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings will host panel discussions on 'Terrorism At Home: Breaking the Grip of Gangs and Drugs in the Communities' on September 28 in Washington, D.C.
A new study concludes that blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to have severe cases of a rare form of liver cirrhosis, but experts don't know why.