The smoking ban in Wales that took effect in April 2007 has helped decrease the number of people having heart attacks, according to a recent
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that at least five million people die from smoking each year, along with another 600,000 who die from secondhand-smoke
Portland, Ore.’s new Cannabis Cafe serves food and medical marijuana to members of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) who hold
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has agreed to do a solo benefit performance on Jan. 23 in Concord, N.H., to benefit addiction treatment and child-abuse prevention
The state of Oregon requires a prescription to purchase certain formerly over-the-counter medications that can be used to make methamphetamine, and now other states are
Five community-based programs that seek to prevent addiction and HIV/AIDS in at-risk, traditionally underserved populations have been awarded a total of $8.2 million in grants
Powerful opiate-based painkillers carry too many risks to be used to treat arthritis pain, researchers are warning patients. Reuters reported Oct. 7 that researcher Eveline
The National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) has cited smoking-prevention programs as one of the most cost-effective ways for employers to cut their healthcare costs.
College students should stop playing beer pong and sharing drink cups in order to prevent the spread of the H1N1 (swine) flu this fall, a
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