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Researchers from the UC San Francisco found that youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to try quitting, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less.
A new study finds that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death and, which resulted in liver disease, the main culprit of these deaths.
The study also finds that the risk...more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) address the issue that links bullying and depression, matched with media coverage of bullying-related suicide among youth.
The Center's expert...more
In a soon-to-be published January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, findings report that black and white girls have significantly "different risk" profiles.
Helping Up Mission, a Baltimore homeless shelter that provides housing, food and services to help its 500 members shake their long-term addictions, holds its Veterans Day steak dinner to thank the...more
In a University of Maryland School of Medicine study published in Neuropsychopharmacology journal, habitual use of marijuana can cause permanent brain impairment in adolescents, not in...more
A new study in Biological Psychiatry finds that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely get over their attraction to the abused substance.
Krishna Patel at Institute of...more
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project) release a new report that reveals new findings how graphic photos on tobacco packets...more
Schuylkill County was among the 10 counties chosen to participate in the expanded state block grant program for human services.
The expanded block grant program will enable county officials to...more
A new study by E. Jane Costello, a Duke University professor of psychology and epidemiology and associate director of the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, finds that more than half of teens...more