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Early intervention can pay off

Early interventions in a child’s life can have a profound impact on delaying and reducing drug use when they become adolescents. With that aim in mind, the National Institute On Drug Abuse has compiled a comprehensive guide that takes researchers and practitioners through what’s needed to intervene in a child’s life in its beginning years […]

Clarifying limitations of marijuana study

The Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), recently published a study claiming a significant drop in marijuana-related problems among teenagers, such as addiction and having trouble at school. As with all review of scientific research, it’s important to understand a study’s limitations and how it fits into larger context. It […]

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Powdered alcohol another threat health

Before it has even had a chance to hit their markets, state lawmakers in more than half the country have moved to ban powdered alcohol. As with other drink mixes, such as Kool-Aid or Tang, consumers just add water and stir. Powdered alcohol mixes also include appealing flavors especially popular with kids — but what […]