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.
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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.
A new study finds a majority of parents who smoke expose their children to tobacco smoke in their cars. Many of these parents have smoke-free policies at home, CBS News reports.
Parents who closely monitor their teens’ behavior and friends can help counteract their children’s genetic predisposition to an alcohol use disorder, a new study indicates.
Mothers’ smoking during pregnancy probably does not lead to substance abuse in their children, as earlier studies suggested, according to researchers at Indiana University.
Maine is seeing an increase in the number of children placed in foster care due to their parents’ abuse of bath salts, MPBN reports.
“Red Ribbon Week,” a national drug prevention campaign, begins Tuesday with a national contest for families to promote awareness in their neighborhoods, and win a drug prevention grant for their children’s school.
A new study on rats suggests the experience of becoming a mother may change a female’s response to cocaine, dampening the drug’s effects.