Pain patches are slowly gaining in popularity in the United States, where 88 percent of pain relief comes in the form of pills.
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Women who smoke during pregnancy raise the risk their baby will develop a severe, potentially life-threatening illness of the bowel if the infant is born prematurely, a new study suggests.
New York Senator Charles Schumer has proposed steps the federal government should take to tackle the increasing problem of opioid exposure in newborns.
Smoking and excessive drinking are unlikely to harm a man’s sperm, a new study suggests.
Family dinners, long considered to be a way to reduce the odds of teen substance abuse, may not be as effective as previously thought, a new study suggests.
In Michigan, 44 residents younger than 18 have a medical marijuana card, according to the Detroit Free Press.
A new government study finds 22 percent of white women have smoked cigarettes during their pregnancy, ABC News reports. In contrast, 14 percent of black women, and 6.5 percent of Hispanic women, have done so.
A new study finds parents greatly underestimate their children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. While 13 percent of parents said their children were recently exposed to cigarette smoke, blood tests showed the rate was 55 percent.
The parents of teenagers’ friends can have as much effect on teens’ decisions about substance use as their own parents, a new study suggests.
Every hour, a baby is born in the United States with symptoms of opioid withdrawal, according to a study in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association.