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Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn., says it will no longer hire users of tobacco products, saying the decision is rooted in concerns about community health,

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Augusta, ME — The Maine Substance Abuse Services Commission released the first ever Substance Abuse Services Report Card modeled after a 2006 report, Blueprint for

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Higher cigarette prices and smoke-free laws have not succeeded in eliminating smoking, but it has compelled a growing number of smokers to light up less

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A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) finds that 4.7 percent of Americans age 50 and older used illicit drugs

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Boys with a history of juvenile delinquency as youths not only had more problems with addiction and mental illness later in life but also were

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Drinking darker-colored liquor like whiskey or bourbon is more likely to leave you with a hangover the next day than downing vodka or other clear

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Cigarette cravings increase the likelihood that a person will lose their train of thought while performing a cognitive task, UPI reported Dec. 15. Craving interrupts

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Women who smoke more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, but women can still improve their odds

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A challenge to faith-based addiction-treatment programs operating in Florida prisons has been returned to a lower court for further review by the First District Court

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The U.S. healthcare system has some remarkable treatment success stories but efforts to prevent illnesses caused by smoking and other unhealthy behaviors has stalled, according

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