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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
About 250 works of art - some digital, some recycled, some graffiti and some unfinished - hang on the walls of the Life Track Art Gallery and Youth Center in downtown Medford, while another 120 pieces are tucked away in closets, drawers and wooden trunks just waiting to be displayed.
6 hrs ago | WHMI-FM Howell
An online survey is trying to gauge the effectiveness of local campaigns against teen drug abuse and underage drinking.
10 hrs ago | Express India
Summary Scientists have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow to the brain.
Contact Helpline and the Mississippi Modern Homestead join Sunday to bring awareness to suicide prevention with a benefit concert at the Homestead center at 402 Lake Valley Road in Starkville.
More people die from abusing prescription medication than they do on our state's highways.
An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency.
A study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse finds both good and bad news: weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
"These findings suggest that marijuana use is predictive of lower levels of aggression towards one's partner in the following year."
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's time as a youth football coach allegedly included threatening a teacher and making players roll in geese droppings, according to newly released documents.
Drug abuse is quickly becoming a public health problem, as youth are most likely to be victimized by substance abuse.
This 1999 photo shows the University of Mississippi's research-grade marijuana. For nearly five decades the school has been the sole supplier of marijuana for U.S. scientists.
The rate of drug overdose deaths in the city has soared by 41% since 2010, data released Thursday by the city Health Department revealed.
"Should I be concerned about a child's disruptive behavior?"This is a question many parents ask themselves at some point in their young child's life.
The new method, developed by a team of researchers from Stony Brook University in New York, USA and the U.S. National Institutes of Health, was published today in The Optical Society's open-access journal Biomedical Optics Express .
The National Institute on Drug Abuse needs the help of citizen-pot growers following DEA's decision to amplify its research stock from 46 pounds to 1,433 pounds.
On Aug. 21, the Drug Enforcement Administration increased restrictions on the prescription of hydrocodone, the most common form of painkiller in the country.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:15 pm
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