Category results for "Young Adults"

Oklahoma Legislators Propose Raising Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

The legal age to purchase tobacco would gradually rise from 18 to 21 in Oklahoma under a bill proposed by state legislators.

Quitting Smoking Leads to Immediate Health Benefits for Young Adults

A new study finds that young adults who quit smoking have substantially fewer respiratory symptoms, especially coughing, after just two weeks.

Baseball Hall of Fame to Begin Program About Dangers of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced a new program to educate teens and young adults about the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs.

Almost Half of College Student Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions Involve Alcohol

Almost half of all admissions for substance abuse treatment that involve college students are primarily related to alcohol, according to a new government report.

Parents and Peers Can Help Prevent Heavy Drinking in College Freshmen

A program that uses parents and peers to help prevent college freshmen from becoming or staying heavy drinkers has shown promise in a new study by researchers at Penn State.

Commentary: Teaching Self-Regulation May be the Best Way to Influence Drug-Taking Decisions by Kids

Acknowledging that ongoing brain development during adolescence is linked to self-regulation is an important perspective for youth-serving professionals and parents as they address teenage substance use/dependence – including prescription drug diversion, shares Ken C. Winters, PhD of the Treatment Research Institute.

Hosts of Off-Campus College Parties Drink More Than Their Guests

Hosts of off-campus college parties drink more and engage in more alcohol-related problem behaviors than their guests, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hosts of on-campus parties tend to drink less than their guests.

People Who Smoke Cigarettes and Cigars Fit Different Profile than Cigarette-Only Smokers

People who smoke both cigarettes and cigars are more likely to be young, African American, male, unemployed and have less education compared with cigarette-only smokers, according to a new study.

Text Messages Can Help Young Adults Cut Down on Alcohol Consumption

Young adults who sent and received weekly text messages that tracked their alcohol consumption drank less after 12 weeks, according to a new study.

Women’s Binge Drinking in College Linked with Sexual Assault Risk

Young women who start binge drinking in college may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, a new study suggests.

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