Latest Virginia Delaney-Black Stories

2010-11-04 10:08:00

DETROIT, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study by researchers at Wayne State University showed that both teens and parents substantially underreported drug use, even when they had knowledge that a certificate of confidentiality protected them as a participant in the research study. According to Virginia Delaney-Black, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University's School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Michigan and lead author of the study,...

2010-10-28 05:51:53

There is much variation between the number of teens who admit to using drugs and the number who actually test positive for drug use, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. With cocaine use, teens' hair samples were 52 times more likely to test positive for the drug than teens were to admit they were actually using, despite being assured the study was confidential. But researchers say parents should not be quick to reprimand their kids, as their hair samples revealed...

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