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A number of studies have found that light or moderate drinking may promote coronary health, but any such benefits are wiped out by smoking, HealthDay

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Lab rats that consumed high-fat foods showed neurological responses similar to patterns of addiction in human cocaine and heroin users, a study by the Scripps

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A medical-marijuana bill has been advanced by a committee in the Alabama House of Representatives, but probably too late for a vote to take place

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Nine of the 10 leading causes of death in Alaska — all but Alzheimer’s disease — include alcohol, tobacco or other drug addiction as an

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Less than half of U.S. addiction-treatment programs screen for infectious diseases like HIV, hepatitis B and C, and tuberculosis, despite the fact that people with

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The South Carolina Senate has agreed to raise the cigarette tax 50 cents per pack in the state with the lowest cigarette taxes in the

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Analysis of protein changes in the blood could be used to distinguish heavy drinkers from light and moderate alcohol consumption, ANI reported March 24. Researchers

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The U.K. government plans to label the currently legal club drug mephedrone a controlled substance on par with marijuana and amphetamines, CBC News reported March

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Some health officials told a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel that adding menthol to cigarettes could make smoking easier and more addictive, an

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At the Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery: Thriving in Changing Times, July 26-28, 2010, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, Magnificent Mile, we will come

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