Abuse of the anesthesia drug propofol is on the rise among health care professionals who have easy access to it, a new study suggests.
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A growing number of smokers are relighting cigarettes, a trend that is related to economic factors, according to researchers at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Even moderate amounts of alcohol can be dangerous for people with hepatitis C, according to a new study.
Middle school students who date report using twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana, compared with their classmates without romantic relationships, a new study finds.
Smokers can easily identify “light” and “mild” cigarettes, despite a federal law banning those words, because tobacco companies have substituted color names for those terms, a new study concludes.
Quitting smoking reduces the risk of heart disease, even in smokers who gain weight after they quit, a new study finds.
Enrolling in college does not lead to substance abuse problems later in life, despite high levels of binge drinking on campuses, a new study suggests.
A new study finds people with mental illness who also have a substance use disorder are nine times more likely than the general population to be murdered. Overall, people with mental illness were almost five times as likely to be a murder victim, compared with those with no psychiatric diagnosis.
Mild traumatic brain injury may be linked to an increased risk of addiction, a study of military personnel suggests.
Positive pre-employment urine drug screening in the United States rose 5.7 percent in the first half of 2012, compared with all of 2011, according to a survey by Quest Diagnostics, a medical lab research company.