Latest drug abuse Stories

2010-01-12 07:10:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov), prescription drug abuse is more prevalent than abuse of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.

2009-12-02 15:29:12

Fruit flies may seem like unlikely heroes in the battle against drug abuse, but new research suggests that these insects — already used to study dozens of human disease — could claim that role.

2009-11-25 14:25:22

Drug users are well informed about the harms associated with the drugs they use, and perceive alcohol and tobacco to be amongst the most dangerous substances.

2009-11-20 12:23:37

The integration of alcohol screening, treatment and referral into primary care and other medical settings is not routinely done.

2009-11-11 17:45:11

College athletes who use performance-enhancing substances may be at heightened risk of misusing alcohol and using recreational drugs as well.

2009-11-05 17:09:00


2009-10-30 14:58:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 26th, downtown Atlanta played stage to a live band as Narconon of Georgia celebrated Red Ribbon Week at Woodruff Park. A local band, sponsored by Narconon, took center stage at Woodruff Park, on the corner of Auburn Ave and Peachtree Street downtown.

2009-10-30 06:00:00

The UK government’s top drug advisors said on Thursday that alcohol and cigarettes pose a greater risk to one’s health than hard drugs like cannabis, LSD and ecstasy.

2009-10-22 13:23:21

Adult male monkeys exposed to cocaine while in the womb have poor impulse control and may be more vulnerable to drug abuse than female monkeys, even a decade or more after the exposure, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

2009-10-19 19:19:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Narconon of Georgia has, for the past several years, seen a rapidly rising trend in prescription drug abuse. According to the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.