November 18, 2016

Surgeon General Issues Landmark Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health

A new, landmark Surgeon General’s report finds alcohol and drug misuse and severe substance use disorders, commonly called addiction, to be one of America’s most pressing […]
November 14, 2016

Graphic Cigarette Labels Could Save More than 650,000 Lives in Next 50 Years

Requiring cigarette labels that graphically depict the health consequences of smoking could save more than 650,000 lives in the United States in the next 50 years, […]
November 14, 2016

Young Men With Drinking Problem Have More Health Issues Later in Life

Young men with alcohol dependence are more likely to have health problems later in life, compared with their peers who do not drink, a new study […]
November 14, 2016

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Often More Likely to Become Regular Smokers

A new study finds teens who often use e-cigarettes are more likely to become regular smokers and to smoke many cigarettes a day. The study included […]
November 14, 2016

Substance Abuse Treatment Needs Nutritional Guidance

While over 21 million Americans struggle with substance abuse issues, many addiction recovery programs overlook how nutritional support can increase treatment safety and success. That means […]
November 9, 2016

Tramadol – A Global Issue

Global consumption of the opioid Tramadol, a drug that in some parts of the world is unregulated, increased 186 percent between 2000 and 2012, reports the […]
November 9, 2016

Sales of E-Cigarettes Slow, In Part Due to Public Health Warnings

Sales of e-cigarettes have slowed, in part due to warnings by public health experts that the devices may be dangerous. The New York Times reports a […]
November 9, 2016

Alcohol and Smoking Linked to Premature Death in Many Cancers

A new study shows that 11 of the 15 cancers responsible for premature death and loss of healthy life years in US residents are closely linked […]
November 7, 2016

Troubling Veteran Mental Health Facts and Statistics that Need to be Addressed

According to the RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research 20% of the vets who served in either Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from either major depression […]