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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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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