Rare Genetic Mutations Linked To Bipolar Disorder

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, reports that abnormal sequences of DNA known as rare copy number variants, or CNVs, appear to play a significant role in the risk for early onset...

Infographic: Facts on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The Facts of Drug and Alcohol Addiction infographic   Stalk Us:Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...

One in 10 US children have alcoholic parent

One in 10 children in the United States are living with a mother or father who has an alcohol problem and many reside with two parents who are afflicted, a government report said Thursday.   According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

Genetic Link in Binge-drinking Teens

From minor acts of rebellion such as bunking off school, to the more serious experimentation with illicit substances, the teenage years can be a stressful time for parents. But what if your child goes beyond the odd cigarette behind the bike shed or sneaking sherry...

Prescription Painkiller Sales and Deaths

There has not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report, yet the amount of prescription painkillers dispensed in the U.S. quadrupled since 1999. Changes in how providers prescribe painkillers has helped fuel this epidemic. There is wide...
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