There is a long list of physical harm caused by alcohol misuse. Every year, that list grows longer. Thanks to new research, there is now data that suggests alcohol misuse increases one's risk for suffering a stroke.
Like alcohol advertising, new data suggests that medical marijuana advertising has a direct effect on getting young people to use pot more. How can marijuana advertising be legal and accepted if one of the results of such advertising is that youngsters start using marijuana after seeing such advertisements?
We know that heavy drinking has harmful effects on our health. But what about the long-term, cumulative effects of even just moderate drinking? And what happens when people start drinking very young and continue drinking for years on end? What does that do to their health in the long run? What does it do to their life span?
Most of the focus regarding impaired driving goes to drunk driving. But what about drugged driving? More specifically, what about marijuana-impaired driving? This is a growing problem across America.
There are so many different drugs out there, it can seem difficult to keep track of them all. What exactly is the khat drug, and what kind of risk does it pose to American families?
Some opiate-related overdose deaths are on their way down while other types of opiate deaths are on the rise. Now more than ever, we have to come together and work hard to reduce ALL types of drug deaths.
Is it just me, or have there been more and more really bad accidents on freeways? Especially ones that involve semi-trucks? As it turns out, there’s a reason why we’re seeing more accidents like these…
A recent drop in drug overdoses in 2018 is no cause for celebration. Let's not forget, annual drug overdoses are still at least four times higher than they were at the turn of the century. There is a lot of work ahead of us to see our way out of our nation's addiction epidemic.
Unused medications left in the home are serious accidents just waiting to happen. And in today's world, the medicine cabinet is many young people's first exposure to mind-altering drugs. Learn how to safely and ethically dispose of medications today.
The public health emergency of addiction is not something that will be easily overcome. We are now two decades into what might be this nation’s worst-ever drug problem. Government and individual efforts alike have not been sufficient in addressing this problem.