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A new iPhone application helps users keep track of their blood-alcohol content (BAC) and sends warning messages if data indicates the user is “buzzed” or

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The economic costs of alcohol abuse in New Mexico topped $2.5 billion in 2006 — not to mention the nearly 1,000 lives lost to alcohol-related

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An 80-percent reduction in prison addiction-treatment capacity could lead to a proportional increase in recidivism in California, some experts say. The Contra Costa Times reported

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GlaxoSmithKline will invest up to a half-billion dollars for the right to market a nicotine vaccine being developed by Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, Reuters reported Nov. 16.

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The U.S. smoking rate rose in 2008 for the first time in 15 years, and experts worry that the public has become complacent about the

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U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has fired the nation’s ’drug czar’ after David Nutt said that LSD and ecstasy are less dangerous drugs than alcohol

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Several recent studies have found that smoking cigarettes may trigger rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or hinder the treatment of RA, and can lead to negative effects

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The federal government wants to leverage interest and investment in vaccine development to get pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs that could “inoculate” people against addiction

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The city of Anchorage, Alaska is involuntarily checking homeless people into rehab in the wake of more than a dozen deaths due to drinking, exposure

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A Mexican drug cartel that recruits members from drug-rehabilitation programs and has religious pretensions was the target of a U.S. law-enforcement sweep that resulted in

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