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Being a popular child has a downside

Being a popular child has a downside

Social anxiety disorder patients may be avoiding their doctor

Social anxiety disorder patients may be avoiding their doctor

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

45% of US drug arrests are for marijuana, is this a waste of resources?

45% of US drug arrests are for marijuana, is this a waste of resources?

Community efforts can reduce alcohol fatalities

Community efforts can reduce alcohol fatalities

Pathological gambling accompanies myriad of psychological disorders for some veterans

Pathological gambling accompanies myriad of psychological disorders for some veterans

Male therapists are just as likely as female therapists to encourage patients to admit infidelities

Male therapists are just as likely as female therapists to encourage patients to admit infidelities

Efforts to raise awareness on teen substance abuse

Efforts to raise awareness on teen substance abuse

Adolescents not receiving health counseling

Adolescents not receiving health counseling

Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries

Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Need for pediatricians to partner with community-based organizations

Need for pediatricians to partner with community-based organizations

Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users

Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Parents drugs, alcohol and tobacco use harm their children's futures

Parents drugs, alcohol and tobacco use harm their children's futures

Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

Researchers discover nicotine demethylase gene

Researchers discover nicotine demethylase gene

Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors

Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors

Use of major opioid drugs combined with a history of previous relapse increased the likelihood of another relapse

Use of major opioid drugs combined with a history of previous relapse increased the likelihood of another relapse