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AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides

AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides
June 18, 2018
In the Journals

CDC: Fewer high school students having sex, using illicit drugs

June 14, 2018
The percentage of U.S. high school students who reported having sexual intercourse or using illicit drugs has dropped over the past decade, according to survey results…

PWID 16 times likelier to develop invasive MRSA infections

June 8, 2018
People who inject drugs are around 16 times more likely to develop an invasive MRSA infection compared with others, with cases in this population rising from 4.1% to…
In the Journals

Frequent heroin use among high school seniors tied to depressants

June 8, 2018
High school seniors who used heroin were more likely to use other drugs, and heroin use increased in frequency when they also used other opioids and benzodiazepines…
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Averting the Perfect Storm: Addressing Youth Substance Use Risk From Social Media Use

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
Adolescents are developmentally sensitive to pathways that influence alcohol and other drug (AOD) use. In the absence…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: Research shows lasting effects of persistent marijuana use in teens

May 14, 2016
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