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In a first-of-its-kind report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) broke down data on health disparities by race, ethnicity, income, and education, The

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New research indicates smoking-cessation drugs may work by changing the way our brains react to seeing others smoke, HealthDay News reported Jan. 3. In separate

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A family history of alcoholism could make people more likely to overindulge on junk food, Reuters reported Dec. 31. To assess whether familial alcohol dependence

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New government data shows that Maine consistently outstripped other states over the past decade when measured by the number of residents seeking treatment for prescription

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Gregory N. Connolly, a professor of public health at Harvard, has resigned from a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee that will soon make

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To promote drug courts worldwide, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) has created a Facebook page called All Rise.

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alcohol industry and our youth While removing alcoholic energy drinks such as Four Loko from the market may have been necessary, it doesn’t solve underage drinking and binge drinking — or the advertising by the alcohol industry that, at least in part, fuels them.

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Four LokoAmid the recent buzz about Four Loko tragedies, the efforts of Pennsylvania, Michigan (and now Oklahoma) regulators have taken center stage. It turns out another state, Utah, had already banned alcoholic energy drinks — by not permitting distribution of the products in the first place.

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Group relations conference Want to learn more about your “reactions to exercising and encountering authority,” and how they intersect with recovery from addiction? Then you might be interested in an experiential learning conference being held in Chicago in January.

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What the heck is ’drunkorexia?’ That’s when you cut down on food calories and replace them with alcohol, a practice that some college students are engaging in.

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