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Teen Use of Performance Enhancing Substances Doubled

A new study from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids shows a sharp increase in teen use of synthetic human growth hormone.

Report: Addiction is Vastly Undertreated

According to a new report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, only about 10% of those afflicted with addiction are receiving the help they need.

Senator Calls on Government to Help Prevent Opioid Exposure in Newborns

New York Senator Charles Schumer has proposed steps the federal government should take to tackle the increasing problem of infants born to mothers who abused prescription drugs during pregnancy.

Drug Czar: Drug Use in the U.S. on the Decline

White House drug czar Gil Kerlikowske says that illicit drug use in the United States, particularly cocaine and methamphetamine abuse, is on the decline.

Pharmaceutical Industry at Work on “Unabusable” Drugs

Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are experimenting with ways to alter the form of the drugs themselves, in order to make them more resistant to abuse.

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