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2010-02-08 08:00:00

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2009-12-30 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year when New Year's rolls around, countless Americans make resolutions to change their drinking habits for the better.

2009-12-10 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today applauding the inclusion of language in the fiscal year 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act lifting the ban on federal funding for syringe exchange initiatives to prevent the spread of HIV.

2009-11-24 11:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a new game in town when it comes to dealing with alcohol problems. It is harm reduction, offering pragmatic and realistic strategies where traditional approaches to alcohol problems have failed.

2009-03-05 14:07:00

High Level Meeting Convenes in Vienna to Chart Future of Drug Control Efforts NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of a United Nations meeting meant to set the direction of drug policy for the next decade, the Open Society Institute today released a new report documenting the costs to health and human rights of current, repressive approaches to drug control.

2006-08-16 07:50:00

By Terri Coles TORONTO (Reuters Health) - Many populations worldwide have seen a decrease in HIV prevalence, but in several countries drug use is fueling new HIV epidemics.

2005-07-14 13:21:43

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some needle exchange programs in the US have ceased operations in recent years, and public funding for these programs has declined, according to a report released today.

2005-07-14 16:39:59

By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - The number of syringes traded at needle exchange sites grew in the United States despite efforts by political conservatives to stop the programs, which they say promote drug use under the cover of HIV prevention.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.