August 8, 2019

New Study Says Older Adults Binge Drink, Too

By Jasmine Hyman and Brian Ries, CNN (CNN)- College students have long been criticized for drinking way too much alcohol in way too short a time. But they’re […]
August 5, 2019

Teen Drug Use Linked to Truancy

Truants are more than five times as likely to take drugs than other schoolchildren, according to research published today. The survey found that 35% of pupils […]
July 29, 2019

The Five Most Addictive Substances in the World

By Eric Bowman, The Conversation What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of […]
July 26, 2019

Juul Spent Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars on Programming for Children and Teens

Juul spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund youth programming, efforts that a company employee said “seem to duplicate those of big tobacco,” according to internal emails, […]
July 23, 2019

How Racial Inequity is Playing Out in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic in the United States has largely centered on white Americans, who account for roughly 80 percent of opioid overdose victims. But the national attention on […]
June 21, 2019

Teen’s Vape Explodes, Shattering his Jaw

The 17-year-old traveled 250 miles with a bloody mouth, broken teeth and a hole in his jaw, trekking from a small town in Nevada to a […]
June 10, 2019

Even One Alcoholic Drink a Day Can Raise Risk of Stroke, Study Says

By Bard Wilkinson, CNN Drinking one or two glasses of alcohol a day may increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a new genetic […]
June 5, 2019

More States Sue Opioid Maker Alleging Deceptive Marketing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits Monday against the maker of OxyContin and the company’s former president, alleging the […]
May 29, 2019

Historic Trial Tests Whether Big Pharma can be Held Accountable for Opioid Epidemic

By Wayne Drash, CNN Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Tuesday will kick off a historic trial that will be the first major test in the […]
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