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People who abstain from alcohol are at higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than those who drink regularly, and drinkers with arthritis report less-severe symptoms
Mandatory-minimum prison sentences for crack-cocaine would only kick in when defendants possess 28 grams or more of the drug under legislation passed this week by
Israeli researchers who studied nicotine craving among flight attendants concluded that the desire for a cigarette may have more to do with habit than addiction
The New Mexico Department of Transportation has teamed up with a state school athletic group to launch an interactive alcohol education website aimed at student athletes – but with a twist on typical teen anti-drinking messages.
About 15 percent of people seeking recovery from alcoholism turn to clergy members for support, a University of Michigan study finds. HealthDay News reported July
A study from the Harvard Medical School found that 17 percent of doctors knew of drunk, addicted or otherwise incompetent colleagues, but one-third said they
Car crashes involving prescription drugs are often harder to detect and prosecute than those involving alcohol or illicit drugs, the New York Times reported July
Veterans in states with medical-marijuana laws will be allowed to use the drug without losing their access to pain medication under a new policy announced
You can lead colleges to evidence-based programs, but you can’t make them adopt measures that stop kids from drinking … Virginia’s governor wants the state out of the alcohol retail business … Four big farms could legally supply Oakland’s medical-marijuana users, the city says … Despite declining smoking rates and ongoing litigation, the tobacco industry continues to pull in big profits …
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