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Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Medical marijuana rarely addressed in medical education

Medical marijuana rarely addressed in medical education

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

Long-term alcohol use changes brain functions differently in young men and women

Long-term alcohol use changes brain functions differently in young men and women

Research: Brief interventions in primary care clinic could cut patients’ risky drug use

Research: Brief interventions in primary care clinic could cut patients’ risky drug use

Energy drinks among youth paving way for cocaine addictions later finds new study

Energy drinks among youth paving way for cocaine addictions later finds new study

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

New research finds increase in smoking rates among pregnant women with depression

New research finds increase in smoking rates among pregnant women with depression

Binge drinking likely to contribute to development of compulsive alcohol consumption

Binge drinking likely to contribute to development of compulsive alcohol consumption

Legal cannabis laws influence consumption patterns among adolescents, study finds

Legal cannabis laws influence consumption patterns among adolescents, study finds

Low THC levels reduce stress, while higher doses produce opposite effect

Low THC levels reduce stress, while higher doses produce opposite effect

Using new marijuana products and edibles can lead to unexpected highs, study suggests

Using new marijuana products and edibles can lead to unexpected highs, study suggests

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Study: Improving health and wellbeing of adolescents could bring 10-fold economic benefit

Study: Improving health and wellbeing of adolescents could bring 10-fold economic benefit

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Researchers explore changes in prevalence of depression among current, former and never smokers

Researchers explore changes in prevalence of depression among current, former and never smokers

Novel potassium channel genes could be promising therapeutic targets for alcohol use disorder

Novel potassium channel genes could be promising therapeutic targets for alcohol use disorder

Over-the-counter antioxidant may promote reductions in alcohol use in marijuana-dependent teens

Over-the-counter antioxidant may promote reductions in alcohol use in marijuana-dependent teens

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression