Officials at the alcohol-plagued Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota are calling on brewer Anheuser-Busch to fund an addiction treatment center.
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Regional hubs like Nome, Alaska have become magnets for alcoholics living in outlying communities where alcohol is banned or scarce.
Fewer Japanese tourists are visiting Hawaii since the state implemented a ban on smoking in public places, but tourism officials have run afoul of health advocates in their attempts to win visitors back.
People who say they are victims of racial discrimination are more likely to use alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, researchers say.
Residents of black neighborhoods are exposed to an average of 2.6 more tobacco ads than people living in white neighborhoods, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Hispanic immigrants considered to be 'acculturated' to American social norms are almost 13 times more likely to use illicit drugs than Hispanics who remain un-acculturated, researchers say.
More than half a million young adults reported use in the past year of crystal meth in 2001-2002, according to a new nationally representative study. That estimate is higher than previous studies and represents nearly 3 percent of the U.S. population. Among meth users there is a strong link to alcohol and other drug use, the study found.
A series of antismoking ads featuring Ronaldo Martinez, a throat-cancer survivor who speaks through a voice box, may have helped cut smoking rates among men and Hispanics in New York City.
Many young black Americans think that smoking is normal behavior, very common and 'essentially nonproblematic.'
People with multiple bad lifestyle habits are more likely to successfully change if they address them all at once rather than one at a time, according to researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine.