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2012-01-10 11:00:00

Dr. Carol Francis, Psychologist, interviews Teen Drug and Alcohol specialist Dr. Moe Gelbart on The Dr. Carol Francis Show to help parents spot the signs and act helpfully quickly.

2012-01-10 21:38:54

A study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that collaborative behavioral management may be effective in reducing substance abuse among convicted marijuana users who are paroled.

Teen Use Of Cigarettes And Alcohol Down But Marijuana Use Is Up
2011-12-15 07:48:36

According to NIDA's 2011 Monitoring the Future Survey, cigarette and alcohol use by 8th, 10th, and 12th graders is on the decline while the same study shows marijuana and prescription drug use among teens is rising.

2011-11-02 21:58:05

A landmark study in mice identifies a biological mechanism that could help explain how tobacco products could act as gateway drugs, increasing a person's future likelihood of abusing cocaine and perhaps other drugs as well.

Illicit Drug Use Rising In The US
2011-09-09 05:01:17

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reveals that drug use rose in the US between 2008 and 2010.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.