Even moderate amounts of alcohol can be dangerous for people with hepatitis C, according to a new study.
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Middle school students who date report using twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana, compared with their classmates without romantic relationships, a new study finds.
Smokers can easily identify “light” and “mild” cigarettes, despite a federal law banning those words, because tobacco companies have substituted color names for those terms, a new study concludes.
Quitting smoking reduces the risk of heart disease, even in smokers who gain weight after they quit, a new study finds.
Enrolling in college does not lead to substance abuse problems later in life, despite high levels of binge drinking on campuses, a new study suggests.
A new study finds people with mental illness who also have a substance use disorder are nine times more likely than the general population to be murdered. Overall, people with mental illness were almost five times as likely to be a murder victim, compared with those with no psychiatric diagnosis.
Mild traumatic brain injury may be linked to an increased risk of addiction, a study of military personnel suggests.
Positive pre-employment urine drug screening in the United States rose 5.7 percent in the first half of 2012, compared with all of 2011, according to a survey by Quest Diagnostics, a medical lab research company.
Random drug testing of middle-school students may help prevent substance abuse, a six-year study of New Jersey students suggests.
Women who start smoking early in life are at increased risk of breast cancer, a new study concludes. Previous studies on smoking and breast cancer have produced conflicting results, HealthDay reports.