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By On January 3rd, 2019

Opioid-related deaths among teens and children have tripled since 1999

Although recent statistics and information released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention make the death toll from the ongoing opioid epidemic startlingly clear, data about the opioid crisis’s effect on younger people across America hasn’t been so easy to come by. Now, a recent study indicates that opioid overdose rates among teens and…

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By On August 11th, 2014

Aggressive Behavior Associated With Higher Risk of Teen Alcohol Use

Youth drinking is still a significant issue throughout America, especially in light of recent findings which show that substance use at an early age heightens the risk for substance abuse later in life. Thankfully, a new study may help identify the risk signs in adolescents. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital,…

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