WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- Pot-smoking teens may not be dooming themselves to a destiny of dim-wittedness, a new review suggests.
The memory and thinking abilities of teenagers do not appear to be as strongly affected by heavy marijuana use as previously suspected, according to an evaluation of data from dozens of previous studies.
TUESDAY, April, 10, 2018 -- The youngest victims of America's addiction crisis are not the teenagers tempted by tobacco, pot and pills.
Rather, they are tens of thousands of toddlers and preschoolers who are accidentally poisoned when they get into the drug stash of a parent or older sibling, claims a new report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 -- Teenagers who use tobacco products other than cigarettes often see their habit as harmless, a new U.S. government survey finds.
The report, from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asked teenagers whether they considered themselves tobacco users. It turned out that kids who favored products like electronic cigarettes, hookahs (water pipes) and smokeless tobacco often failed to see themselves as tobacco users.