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Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain CellsJanuary 18, 2016

Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Treat Cocaine AddictionDecember 04, 2015

Cravings and use decreased in pilot study

Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than MenJuly 14, 2015

It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

How Amphetamines, Cocaine Harm the BrainMay 12, 2015

Scientists say they have the answer, possibly paving way for treatments

Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: StudyNovember 18, 2014

Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find

Cocaine Use Spurs Steep, Short-Term Rise in Stroke Risk: StudyFebruary 12, 2014

Within 24 hours of use, risk increases almost sevenfold, researchers report

Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: SurveyAugust 20, 2013

Concern is that behavior is increasingly considered 'normal,' expert says

Cocaine Raises Heart Risks for Fit, Young Adults: StudyNovember 06, 2012

Researchers say even well-educated users don't seem to realize the dangers of the drug

Drop in Illicit Drug Use in Cities, Uptick in Prescription Drug AbuseOctober 15, 2012

ER visits from street drugs declined 8 percent in 3-year period, study found

Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young AdultsSeptember 24, 2012

Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

Pot Use May Raise Risk of Testicular Cancer: StudySeptember 10, 2012

But review shows only an association, not a cause-and-effect relationship

Summer Is Peak Time for Teens to Try Drugs, Alcohol: ReportJuly 03, 2012

Experts advise parents to be alert, help kids structure their days

Cocaine Habit Might Speed Brain AgingApril 24, 2012

Scans comparing users with non-users showed premature loss of gray matter in drug abusers

Fetal Cocaine Exposure May Not Affect Kids' Academics: StudyMarch 07, 2012

Drinking during pregnancy did show impact on learning ability

Illicit Drug Use May Be Driving Rise in Ectopic Pregnancies in FloridaFebruary 16, 2012

CDC says cases indicate need for earlier access to prenatal care, drug awareness

Global Study Finds Drug Abuse Highest in Richer NationsJanuary 06, 2012

The U.S. can do its part to reduce the damage of addiction, experts say

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