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May 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.
April 17, 2009 | Journal Article
In 1996, the federal government mandated that states enforce laws that prohibit the sale of cigarettes to minors. This research assesses whether increased enforcement helped lower the rate of smoking among youths.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated sociodemographic disparities in alcohol environments and their relationship with adolescent drinking.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article focuses on the need to envision a more technologically enabled addiction treatment system in the year 2020, describes how this vision of the future might work, and offers ideas about how to achieve such a system.
October 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions: 11.5 percent among children age 2-5 years, 17.7 percent among children age 6-11 years and 17.3 percent among children age 12-19 years. Moreover, research h ...
November 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In this study, the authors explored changing relations between substance use, welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers before and after welfare reform. Annual data were examined from mothers aged 18 to 49 years in the 1 ...
September 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Screening for Drug and Alcohol Risk
January 1, 2002 | Journal Article
False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities.
May 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Unless the nations of the world act, within a generation as many as 10 million people per year will die from tobacco use.