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USC study finds e-cigarette cartoon ads may increase likelihood of vaping

Like the infamous "Joe Camel" advertisements for cigarettes in the 1980s and 90s, the use of cartoon characters in ads for e-cigarettes and e-liquids...

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago,...

Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using...

Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California,...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All

A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement's talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis...

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to...

An arthritis drug seems to significantly cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease - but there are no plans to find out if it...

Study counters narrative that street homeless are ‘service resistant’

A team of researchers from the NYU Silver School of Social Work has found that bureaucratic barriers rather than personal intransigence lead many street...

A $12 pill test could save the lives of first-timers

Pill testing services at music festivals may be most effective in reducing harm for people trying ecstasy for the first time, but less so...

Supportive families and schools help prevent substance use among trans youth:...

Strong family and school connections are helping prevent transgender youth from smoking cigarettes and using marijuana, even among those targeted by violence....

Mind-altering drugs: The magical history of LSD and mushrooms

MICHAEL POLLAN: I think like most people, I thought before I started this project that psychedelics were a product of the '60s. And the...