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Article ID: 698822

Risk-Taking, Antisocial Teens 5 Times More Likely to Die Young

University of Colorado Boulder

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20 dying by their 30s, according to new research.

10-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 698793

Young Drinkers Beware: Binge Drinking May Cause Stroke, Heart Risks

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

You might want to think before you go out drinking again tonight. Research by Mariann Piano, senior associate dean of research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has found that young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have specific cardiovascular risk factors such as higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar at a younger age than non-binge drinkers.

9-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698729

Faculty investigate safety of Suboxone use in pregnant, opioid-dependent women

West Virginia University

Researchers found that babies exposed to Suboxone in utero fared as well as, or better than babies exposed to more conventional addiction treatments, such as treatment with methadone or Subutex.

8-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698726

Exercise Can Help Beat Cocaine Addiction, Study Finds

University at Buffalo

Exercise can help prevent relapses into cocaine addiction, according to new research led by the University at Buffalo’s Panayotis (Peter) Thanos, PhD.

8-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 698644

Got the ‘Drunchies’? New Study Shows How Heavy Drinking Affects Diet

University at Buffalo

With obesity continuing to rise in America, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat, both that night and for their first meal the next day.

7-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 698566

Faculty Investigate Safety of Suboxone Use in Pregnant, Opioid-Dependent Women

West Virginia University

Two WVU researchers are studying how Suboxone and Subutex affect babies over the longterm when those medications are used by pregnant mothers.

6-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 698541

Tobacco Is Marketed More Heavily in Milwaukee’s Minority Neighborhoods, Study Finds

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Tobacco products in Milwaukee are more aggressively marketed in stores in African-American and Latino neighborhoods than in white ones, according to a study led by a public health researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

3-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698519

Safety Claims up in smoke: Hookah smoking creates cardiovascular risks equal to cigarettes

UCLA School of Nursing

A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing published in the American Journal of Cardiology found that just a half-hour of hookah smoking resulted in the development of cardiovascular risk factors similar to what has been seen with traditional cigarette smoking.

2-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698429

Psychologists Discuss Opioid Epidemic

American Psychological Association (APA)

As the national opioid epidemic continues to take its toll, the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association will include a variety of sessions focused on how psychologists can help people with opioid dependence and addiction. Following is a list of relevant sessions.

1-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698414

Mother’s teenage smoking habit is key risk factor for low-birth-weight baby, UCI-led study finds

University of California, Irvine

Of all the risk factors associated with low birth weight, a mother’s teenage smoking habit is by far the strongest observed, according to a recent study led by Jennifer B. Kane, assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Babies born weighing less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces are more susceptible to physical and cognitive difficulties later in life, resulting in socioeconomic disadvantages that can be transmitted across generations.

1-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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