The U.S. Defense Department’s Southern Command (Southcom) has begun to test an unmanned air vehicle (UAV), or drone, for use in detecting and intercepting boats
The U.S. could face a wave of addiction and mental-health problems among returning veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars greater than that resulting from
Michigan’s recent enactment of medical-marijuana legislation is unlikely to prompt similar action in Ohio, at least in the near-term, the Toledo Blade reported June 1.
A new report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) found that North Carolina residents received $89 in benefits for every $1 that foundations invested
The New Jersey Senate is considering legislation that would shield minors from prosecution if they call the police for help when friends need medical attention
The American Lung Association says that few U.S. states took substantive action in 2008 to reduce tobacco use and prevent smoking-related deaths. In its annual
Abstinence from alcohol has a more profound effect on survival rates than the degree of cirrhosis among patients with alcohol-related liver disease, according to researchers
Researchers say that the effect of nicotine on brain activity may exacerbate Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among smokers, and that alcohol, tobacco and other drug
Nic Sheff has written a highly regarded book on addiction but is still waging a very public battle with relapse, CNN reported April 16. Sheff’s
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