Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use.
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The short answer is yes.
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Studying fly sex may lead to a better understanding of addiction in humans.
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Illicit drug residues in sewage spiked for holidays and special events during summer 2017 in rural Kentucky.
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The health benefits of a month without alcohol are unclear, and the British and Canadian medical authorities recommend several drink-free days per week.
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A 12-year study of more than 1,000 people at one Boston hospital suggests a new way to alert emergency room doctors of underlying addiction.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Nicotine in the air and clothing permeates skin and enters the bloodstream at levels equivalent to inhalation of secondhand smoke.
Kimberly Hickok, Contributor
New research may suggest a way to prevent addiction relapse.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
New research builds case for a biological link between stimulant use and HIV onset.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
Scientists could be getting close to identifying some of the genes that increase the risk of alcohol dependence.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
How brain chemistry makes it hard to quit.
Devin Powell, Contributor