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You Only Live Once (YOLO): Helping Kids...

Young people who start drinking before the age of 15 are four times more likely to become dependent on alcohol, compared to those who wait...

October 27, 2016 / 2 min read


Roundup: FDA Broadens Warnings Against Mixing Opioids...

The FDA said this week that it is equiring nearly 400 products to carry a "black box warning" focusing on the risks from combined use....

September 2, 2016 / 3 min read


Safe Homes, Smart Parties: Tips for Parents

School’s out for the summer, and kids are celebrating graduations and a break from the books. Socializing for teens and preteens peaks this time of...

June 6, 2016 / 3 min read


Watch Now: The Opioid Epidemic in America

“While Americans make up less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we consume 80 percent of the global opioid supply, and the consequences are...

May 17, 2016 / 3 min read


April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Many would argue that alcohol is woven into the fabric of American life; most restaurants serve beer and wine, and a great many also serve...

April 13, 2016 / 2 min read


Roundup: FDA to Require Warnings on ‘Immediate-Release’...

The warning will alert users to the "serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death" involved with taking opioids, a class of painkillers that...

March 25, 2016 / 4 min read


Roundup: Senate Bill Targets Painkiller Abuse, Heroin...

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill this week that helps communities tackle the illegal use of opioid painkillers and heroin addiction, two issues that...

March 11, 2016 / 3 min read


From the Front Lines: Rx for Heroin...

Unintentional overdoses on Opioid prescription medications, such as Oxycontin and Percocet, quadrupled between 1999 and 2014.

March 7, 2016 / 4 min read


News Roundup: More Americans Living Past 100;...

Americans who reach 100 years old, or become a "centenarian," are still rare, but their number has increased 43.6 percent, from 50,281 in 2000 to...

January 22, 2016 / 2 min read


Star Wars Holiday Message: A Forceful Reminder...

In movie theaters across the nation, Star Wars fans are watching a forceful holiday message about the dangers of drinking and driving.

December 22, 2015 / 3 min read