Poisoning And Drug Dependence
Teen smoking rates have declined in the last 2 decades, however health complaints from those who remain smokers have risen, according to findings from a new analysis of the Health Behavior in School-aged Children survey.
A new study has tied former and current excessive alcohol drinking to a higher prevalence of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection. With an estimated 50% of those HCV-infected unaware of their infection, the link to alcohol has led researchers to call for greater testing and public health interventions.
The overdose death rate related to benzodiazepines has increased more than four-fold since 1996, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health has found.