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2009-01-29 07:00:00

Shift to Lower-Priced Options Began in September NORWALK, Conn., Jan.

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2008-12-12 08:05:00

Drug use in US teens has failed to continue declining, and researchers are worried their abuse of prescription drugs and marijuana remains strong.

2008-12-03 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes.

2008-12-03 12:09:26

Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes.

2008-11-18 14:45:25

Canada's only supervised injection facility has extended lives of drug users and saved the healthcare system millions of dollars, a study indicates. When examining the cost-effectiveness of Insite, an injection facility in a Vancouver, British Columbia, neighborhood where about 5,000 injection drug users live, University of Western Ontario researchers said they found the facility saved about $14 million in healthcare costs and added about 920 life-years during a 10-year period. The study...

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2008-11-18 10:23:34

What makes residents of certain states or countries more likely to consume more alcohol?

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2008-10-08 13:50:00

US government scientists convened in an online chat room Tuesday to answer questions about drugs and alcohol coming from students during the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s second-ever Drug Facts Chat Day.

2008-10-06 09:00:56

By Lauren Pyrah A TALE of one man?s battle with alcohol helped launch an initiative to tackle excessive drinking in a town. John McTrusty told an audience of community figures: ?I was nearly dead.

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2008-09-24 19:15:00

A study published on Wednesday shows the rate of HIV infection among people who inject themselves with drugs appears to be rising.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.