A recent study that found soaring hospitalization rates for combined drug and alcohol overdoses among young adults suggests doctors could play a pivotal role in educating the public about the dangers of combining these substances, says the study’s author.
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Blackouts that result from binge drinking among college students cost the average large university about a half million dollars per year, a new study suggests.
Commentary: Getting Smart on Juvenile Offending and Substance Use Issues – The Role of the Prosecutor
While experimenting with drugs and alcohol was once considered a rite of passage into early adulthood, the average age of onset of alcohol or other substance use of adolescents entering addiction treatment is now below the age of 13, explains Susan Broderick of Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.
A new report by the U.S. Surgeon General says tobacco companies’ ads and promotional campaigns may influence teens and young adults to start smoking.
Young adults who avoid smoking and heavy drinking, and who eat a healthy diet, exercise and stay lean, reduce their risk of developing heart disease when they reach middle age, a new study indicates.
Diane Canova of Legacy asks, to safeguard youth, shouldn’t many of the same restrictions applied to cigarettes extend to cigars?
The arrest of four football players on the Texas Christian University team this week on suspicion of selling marijuana points to an increasing problem in college athletics, says the Vice President of the National Center for Drug Free Sports.
Hospitalization for underage drinking costs an estimated $755 million in the United States each year, according to a new study by the Mayo Clinic.
The legal age to purchase tobacco would gradually rise from 18 to 21 in Oklahoma under a bill proposed by state legislators.
A new study finds that young adults who quit smoking have substantially fewer respiratory symptoms, especially coughing, after just two weeks.