Adopted children whose biological parents abused drugs are twice as likely to do so themselves, compared with adopted children whose birth parents did not abuse drugs, a new study finds.
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U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychiatric disorders are more likely than veterans without mental health issues to receive prescription opioids for pain, according to a new study.
The amount of drinking children and teens see in movies may influence their own drinking habits, suggests a new study conducted in six European nations.
The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health have launched a nationwide study to find out why people use tobacco.
The smoking cessation drug Chantix (varenicline) may help curb problem drinking, a small study suggests.
Using a nicotine patch may help smokers who are trying to quit recover from a relapse, a new study suggests.
A voluntary afterschool program that teaches middle school students about substance abuse prevention may help reduce alcohol use, according to a new study.
Driving under the influence of marijuana is associated with an increased risk of a motor vehicle crash, especially for fatal collisions, an analysis of nine studies concludes.
More research is needed before officials heavily invest in prescription drug take-back programs as a key component of substance abuse prevention strategies, a new report concludes.
Middle school students who take part in a greater number of sports are less likely to smoke than those who participate in fewer, a new study suggests. The researchers also found middle schoolers’ decision about whether to smoke is influenced by whether their teammates do so.