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2014-07-31 20:23:02

Arizona Board of Regents Asked to Help Find New Location for Study PHOENIX, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A

2014-06-10 13:18:19

Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control.

marijuana and insomnia
2014-06-03 09:29:53

Marijuana use may be linked with impaired sleep quality, especially for those who have been using the drug since their teenage years.

2014-06-01 23:02:18

Aid in Recovery released a statement today supporting a recent commentary co-authored by various federal health agencies calling for increased funding and expanded health coverage for drug addiction

2014-05-09 13:22:21

Social work researchers from the University of Washington have found that among a group of active-duty Army personnel who use illicit drugs, the most abused substance is synthetic marijuana, which is harder to detect than other drugs through standard drug tests.

Teens At Higher Risk For Unsafe Driving When Alcohol And Marijuana Are Used Together
2014-04-28 03:54:48

Teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana may be at increased risk for unsafe driving, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

2014-04-25 23:01:55

Teenagers are discovering heroin in record amounts which has facilitated the need for treatment.

2014-03-31 23:05:01

Dalton Medicinal Chemistry receives notice of renewal of award from NIDA of NIH to fund research of novel series of compounds to treat drug abuse and alleviate pain. Toronto,

2014-03-26 23:33:36

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful,


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