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Entries for September 2010

After years of leading the nation in per capita traffic fatalities related to alcohol, Montana is beginning to get tough on drinking and driving.
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People who abuse alcohol or other drugs and people with mental illness and alcohol or other drug addictions have similar rates of perpetrating violent crime, according to research from Sweden and the U.K.
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing options to restrict access to cough medicine to reduce abuse.
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Researchers found that moderate drinkers live longer than both non-drinkers and heavy drinkers, even when other health and demographic factors are considered.
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Faces & Voices of Recovery launched a new web-based resource, Rally for Recovery! Online, where people can register the number of years they have been in recovery from addiction and find out about National Recovery Month events and rallies nationwide.
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Referring to problem drug users as 'junkies' or 'addicts' can interfere with their recovery, according to a British review of research on stigma and drug use.
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Researchers have found four common risk factors among study participants addicted to opioid painkillers, and found evidence that genes could play a part in the addiction
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Alcoholics overestimate their ability to remember things, according to a new French study.
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New research from the United Kingdom shows that personality-based interventions can substantially reduce drug and alcohol use in teens.
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In the high-flying '80s and '90s Wall Street employees were known as big cocaine users, but in these more sedate times investment professionals are turning to marijuana and prescription drugs to ease their stress.
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