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New DEA website launched to target gateway drug abuse in colleges

Drug enforcement agents have launched a new website in a bid to crack down on illegal drug use by college students and stop later-life...

How are underage drinkers influenced by alcohol ads?

Alcohol is the most used substance by adolescents in the U.S. People who are between 12 and 20 years old drink 11 percent of...

Why are wealthy teens more likely to get addicted?

Going to a prestigious high school, living in a comfortable home or wealthy neighborhood, and having disposable income are some factors that will increase...

The effects of alcohol and marijuana on academic performance

Researchers from various universities in Connecticut analyzed the combined impact of alcohol and marijuana on the academic performance of college students and found that...

The impacts of heavy drinking on the brain

The impacts of heavy drinking on the human brain and the behavioral changes linked to excessive alcohol consumption were recently analyzed in a study...

New data: 33 percent of Americans have participated in past-year binge...

Approximately 33 percent of American adults have been binge drinking on at least one occasion within a year, according to a study that will...

Poor sleep habits linked to alcohol use disorder in youths

Adolescent students who reported daytime sleepiness were more likely to drink alcohol, experience episodes of heavy drinking, alcohol use disorder or related complications, according...

Binge drinking in NYC by neighborhood, race and ethnicity

A 2016 study looked into the relationship between binge drinking and different New York City neighborhoods, with a focus on race and ethnicity. “Drinking behaviors...

New data supports use of muscle relaxant to treat alcoholism

French health care authorities gathered at a Paris conference on March 17 to announce that two clinical studies had been finalized, and their results...

The link between negative sexual events and prescription drug misuse

Sexual events perceived as negative among college students are often associated with the misuse of prescription drugs, a new study published in the journal...
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