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Binge drinking accounts for a substantial number of deaths each year in the United States

Binge drinking accounts for a substantial number of deaths each year in the United States

Heavy drinking by college students poses many serious dangers

Heavy drinking by college students poses many serious dangers

Substance abuse and mood and anxiety disorders are some of the most common psychiatric disorders in the United States

Substance abuse and mood and anxiety disorders are some of the most common psychiatric disorders in the United States

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Youth smoking down in Nevada

Youth smoking down in Nevada

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

Couples with higher education and earnings more likely to marry

Couples with higher education and earnings more likely to marry

New report outlines New Yorkers health problems

New report outlines New Yorkers health problems

Research looks at why people gamble

Research looks at why people gamble

Health surveys find mental disorders highly prevalent and often untreated

Health surveys find mental disorders highly prevalent and often untreated

New monitor can reduce patients experiencing awareness during an operation by more than 80%

New monitor can reduce patients experiencing awareness during an operation by more than 80%

Florida to be focus of Federal effort to address mental illness stigma

Florida to be focus of Federal effort to address mental illness stigma

Racial differences in treatment of back pain

Racial differences in treatment of back pain

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

The federal government should expand its role in the financing of HIV/AIDS treatment for low-income Americans

The federal government should expand its role in the financing of HIV/AIDS treatment for low-income Americans

New Yorkers less likely to fall from buildings

New Yorkers less likely to fall from buildings

Substance use disorders don’t discriminate by age

Substance use disorders don’t discriminate by age