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Need to belong influences adolescent workplace drug use

Need to belong influences adolescent workplace drug use

Nonpowder guns are extremely powerful and continue to cause serious injury and disability

Nonpowder guns are extremely powerful and continue to cause serious injury and disability

Young gamblers more likely to have use disorders and psychiatric problems

Young gamblers more likely to have use disorders and psychiatric problems

Acetaldehyde appears to increase the addictive properties of nicotine

Acetaldehyde appears to increase the addictive properties of nicotine

Impaired endothelial function is an early indicator of atherosclerosis

Impaired endothelial function is an early indicator of atherosclerosis

New advice on prescribing anti-depressants

New advice on prescribing anti-depressants

Guidebook helps adults identify and cope with teen stress

Guidebook helps adults identify and cope with teen stress

FDA issues warning on adolescent use of antidepressants

FDA issues warning on adolescent use of antidepressants

New study highlights survey vulnerabilities

New study highlights survey vulnerabilities

Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of heart disease in adults begin to take hold in childhood

Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of heart disease in adults begin to take hold in childhood

Researchers identify common mutation in T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia

Researchers identify common mutation in T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Canadian agency releases report on the health of Canada's young people

Canadian agency releases report on the health of Canada's young people

Parents play an important role in their children’s underage drinking

Parents play an important role in their children’s underage drinking

New warnings on antidepressants for children and adolescents highlight the need for appropriate treatments for depression

New warnings on antidepressants for children and adolescents highlight the need for appropriate treatments for depression

Charles Darwin University is responding to claims that Australians are now among the fattest people on earth

Charles Darwin University is responding to claims that Australians are now among the fattest people on earth

BMA calls for total ban of smoking in enclosed public places

BMA calls for total ban of smoking in enclosed public places

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified