The National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse has given the University of Buffalo a $900,000 grant to develop graduate medical education programs in addiction medicine.
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Yearly chest X-rays to screen for lung cancer do not reduce the death rate for the disease, a new study concludes.
CT scans used to look for signs of lung cancer may also pick up early chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in men with a history of heavy smoking.
Wal-Mart has announced it is significantly raising health insurance premiums for many employees who smoke.
An unknown number of blank prescription pads have been stolen from hospitals in New York City since 2008. The thefts are thought to be linked to gangs selling prescription painkillers illegally.
With an explosion of science suggesting that treatment can work, including laboratory-demonstrated evidence based practices, how do we get those treatments into the hands of our treatment counselors, asks Adam C. Brooks, PhD, a research scientist at the Treatment Research Institute.
The California Medical Association has called for the legalization of marijuana, although it acknowledges the drug does have some health risks.
A new tool created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the American Academy of Pediatrics is designed to help pediatricians talk to teenagers about alcohol use.
Almost all smokers who are hospitalized in the United States receive advice on quitting, according to a new study.
The Employee Assistance Research Foundation has issued a call for grant proposals, which will focus on workplace-related outcomes of employee assistance programs. The proposals are due by November 30.