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'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program August 07, 2017

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

Binge Drinking Rates Dropping on College Campuses July 27, 2017

But study also shows those rates are rising for young adults who are not in school

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone? July 19, 2017

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study July 17, 2017

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Many Teens Ride With Impaired Drivers May 30, 2017

Passengers not deterred by friends' alcohol or marijuana use, Canadian study finds

Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up May 22, 2017

Study finds frequent binge drinking among adolescents has dropped in past 25 years

Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds May 11, 2017

But many who do imbibe do so excessively

Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School May 08, 2017

Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggests

'I'm Not a Bad Drunk, But He Is' May 05, 2017

Study finds each drinker believes they're better-behaved than those around them

More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds May 04, 2017

Drinking figured in 85 percent of the top children's films over 2 decades

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze February 23, 2017

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road February 13, 2017

9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low December 13, 2016

Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds December 12, 2016

Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties December 11, 2016

Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later November 02, 2016

Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix October 29, 2016

When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study September 16, 2016

And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

TV Booze Ads a Lubricant for Teen Drinking: Study September 07, 2016

Those who saw the most commercials downed 200-plus drinks a month, researchers say

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Middle Schoolers Exposed to Alcohol Ads Every Day: Study May 17, 2016

Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor? May 02, 2016

Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later? April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study April 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking April 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study January 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for Kids January 13, 2016

But 1 in 8 drinking ads don't adhere to industry's own standards, study reports

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens December 11, 2015

Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds November 03, 2015

International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds October 22, 2015

Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

Teens Swayed by Alcohol Ads October 20, 2015

Underage drinkers' preferences shaped by TV and magazine advertising, study finds

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study October 05, 2015

Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts September 28, 2015

New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers September 17, 2015

Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot August 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking August 31, 2015

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV August 12, 2015

Australian study finds many drinking ads aired during kids' peak daytime viewing times

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds June 15, 2015

Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade June 11, 2015

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking June 01, 2015

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers May 18, 2015

Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors March 31, 2015

Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

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