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September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
This article explores the role of changing images of drug use in rap music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
October 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Young smokers commonly identify themselves as "social smokers," a pattern of smoking behavior that is poorly understood. This study assessed the prevalence and correlates of social smoking among U.S. college students. The study used a cross-sectiona ...
April 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Alcohol, drug, social, and legal problems increase the odds of housing and food-related hardships.
September 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Screening for Drug and Alcohol Risk
May 1, 2002 | Journal Article
The authors recommend that colleges implement programs for early identification of students with abuse and dependence problems and increase the availability of accessible treatment programs.
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.
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Although the number of patients admitted to the hospital with concurrent diagnoses of alcohol and drug addiction (ADAA) rose, as did the costs associated with these hospitalizations, U.S. spending on ADAA treatment fell. Medicaid and Medicare bore the brunt of this spending, paying for 70 percent of hospitalizations with a concurrent ADAA diagnosis.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
July 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The college setting presents an important opportunity for health promotion during a critical developmental stage for weight gain. This study is the first to examine prevalence, trends and social disparities in overweight, obesity and class II obesit ...
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 ...