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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.
Fruit flies may seem like unlikely heroes in the battle against drug abuse, but new research suggests that these insects â€” already used to study dozens of human disease â€” could claim that role.
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.
The integration of alcohol screening, treatment and referral into primary care and other medical settings is not routinely done.
College athletes who use performance-enhancing substances may be at heightened risk of misusing alcohol and using recreational drugs as well.
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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.
The UK governmentâ€™s top drug advisors said on Thursday that alcohol and cigarettes pose a greater risk to oneâ€™s health than hard drugs like cannabis, LSD and ecstasy.
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.
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.
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