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Alcohol Taxes and Excessive Drinkers
24 May

There are many contrary opinions on increasing taxes on alcohol. Some believe it will discourage people from drinking, thus reducing

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Young Children Exposed to Alcohol Ads
18 May

Young children are being exposed to at least two alcohol advertisements per day, according to a study published in the

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Can Lead to Pre-term Birth
13 May

Twenty-three states in America have legalized marijuana in either medicinal or recreational form. Because it is more readily available, more

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Videogame Addictions Affecting Sleep Patterns of Youths
12 May

Adolescents and young adults with videogame addiction tendencies are likely to be sleep deprived or have problems with obesity, a

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Jello Shot Users More Likely to Drink Heavily
2 May

Jello shots, which are jello mixed with hard liquor in a small shot glass, are a standard at both high

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ADHD Linked to Video Game Addiction
27 April

A study finds that men with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to use video games as an escape from

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Many Older Adults Being Prescribed Narcotic Medications
26 April

A study published earlier this year in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology finds that the older population is more

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Low Income Areas Need Recovery Resources
25 April

Drug use in low-income and resource-poor communities is much more prevalent than in communities with access to employment and strong

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Maryland Alcohol Sales Tax Decreases Consumption
14 April

Many states have considered raising taxes on alcohol in hopes of reducing consumption, however few have done so. In July

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Substance Misuse Linked to Suicidal Behaviors
13 April

A study led by the University of Massachusetts Medical School finds that suicidal behaviors are linked to substance misuse. The

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