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A trio of organizations is sponsoring a new campaign intended to prevent alcohol and other drug abuse among the children of military families, the Associated

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A new review of 13 U.S. and international studies finds that banning public smoking can reduce the rate of heart attacks by more than one-third,

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Brain changes caused by drinking before age 15 could predispose adolescents to a lifetime of alcohol dependency, HealthDay News reported Sept. 18. Researcher Arpana Agrawal

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Breast-cancer survivors have a 120-percent greater risk of suffering a second breast cancer if they continue to smoke, while daily drinkers face a 90-percent increase

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National healthcare reform needs to include prevention measures such as screening programs in order to save money and improve health, according to a coalition of

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In the United States, 23.2 million persons aged 12 or older need treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem, yet only one in

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Screening and brief intervention (SBI) for alcohol and other drug problems can be effectively implemented in community hospitals if certain barriers are addressed and overcome,

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Medical-marijuana users in Rhode Island may soon be able to purchase the drug at legal, state-sanctioned “compassion centers,” the Providence Journal reported Aug. 24. Earlier

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A British poll finds that half of smokers say they enjoy the experience, while 47 percent cite the need for stress relief as their reason

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Cases of oral cancer have risen sharply among middle-aged Britons since the mid-1990s, and health experts place the blame on binge drinking and a surge

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