Middle school students are less likely to think using drugs is bad if their parents told them about their own past substance use, a new study finds.
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Laws that ban smoking in enclosed public places may result in lower preterm birth rates, a new study suggests.
A task force of doctors, public health experts and social workers in Florida has released a report designed to combat the growing problem of babies born to mothers who are addicted to prescription drugs.
A survey of parents finds just one-third are very concerned about the misuse of prescribed narcotic pain medicine by children and teens in their community, according to HealthDay. Only one-fifth are very concerned about the misuse of these drugs in their own families.
Having a parent or sibling who has been deployed in the military increases the risk of drug and alcohol use among middle and high school students, a new study finds.
More than 86,000 children in Kentucky are being raised by someone other than a biological parent, and prescription drug abuse is largely to blame, community leaders say.
A task force of doctors, legislators and public health advocates in Florida are set to make recommendations to reduce the number of newborns exposed to opioids.
A new study concludes that parental involvement is more important than the school environment in preventing or limiting children’s use of alcohol or marijuana.
Hospitals in Tennessee will be required to report babies exposed to drugs prenatally, under a measure that takes effect in 2013.
A new study suggests even moderate drinking in pregnancy can result in lower IQ levels in children.