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Some people think taking a run after a night of drinking will help them to sweat out a hangover. But is this true?
By Dave Roos Sep 25, 2018
A mere 4 percent of England's drinkers account for 30 percent of the country's alcohol consumption. That's a lot of drinks — and a lot of money.
By Alia Hoyt Aug 31, 2018
Could this groundbreaking drug finally lead the way to the legalization of marijuana?
By John Donovan Jul 3, 2018
Your adult mind could keep developing in the future, if current research with psychedelics bears out.
By Robert Lamb Jun 13, 2018
Marijuana shows promise as the answer to America's opioid crisis. CNN's medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about new research and how CBD and marijuana could save lives.
By John Donovan May 30, 2018
Synthetic marijuana use is spiking all over the country, sending people to emergency rooms with some ugly side effects.
By Carrie Tatro Apr 17, 2018
Back in the 1980s and '90s, D.A.R.E. was in almost every American school. But the drug prevention program was shown to have little success at keeping kids away from drugs. With the current opioid crisis, D.A.R.E. is poised for a comeback.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Nov 1, 2017
Studies indicate cannabis can help victims of chronic pain without the risk of deadly overdose.
By Jamie Allen Oct 4, 2017
Some people buy "clean urine" off the internet. Others borrow a deposit from a helpful friend. But can labs tell whether your pee is your own or someone else's?
By Alia Hoyt Sep 22, 2017
A new study gives alarming evidence that more Americans than ever meet the diagnostic criteria for alcoholism.
By John Perritano Aug 18, 2017
The U.S. is experiencing a widespread opioid epidemic, but some states are seeing especially high numbers of overdoses.
By Alia Hoyt Aug 16, 2017
How much does your personality change when you're drunk? You might be surprised by the findings of a study from the University of Missouri.
By John Perritano May 16, 2017
Isn't that just one long and toxic cocktail of intense pain?
By Laurie L. Dove Feb 13, 2017
There's a new risky behavior gaining popularity among teens, and it involves e-cigarettes.
By Kate Kershner Feb 9, 2017
We talk with addiction specialists and recovering alcoholics to find out whether the host should hold off on the booze, give a heads-up, or do nothing.
By Alia Hoyt Jan 6, 2017
Many Americans who've benefited from using medical marijuana are wondering whether they can get a prescription for their pets, too.
By Dave Roos Jan 4, 2017
With the right diagnosis and in the right doses, the right stimulant can do what it sounds like it shouldn’t: Keep the overstimulated calm and cool.
By John Donovan Nov 8, 2016
Vaping's a pretty new phenomenon, so we're still in the dark as to what an average e-cigarette or vaping user inhales and discharges. That could change soon though.
By Kate Kershner Oct 11, 2016
Drinkers tend to judge their own inebriation by turning a bleary eye to compare themselves to those around them, according to a new study.
By Chris Opfer Sep 23, 2016
The city could become the only place in the U.S. to have safe zones where heroin addicts could use drugs under medical supervision.
By Ben Bowlin Aug 24, 2016
Sure, pot can help with myriad medical problems, from nausea to inflammation, but could it also improve performance on the field?
By John Donovan Jul 27, 2016
What does the phenomenon of "smoking wet" have to do with why this guy hid a real human brain beneath his house?
By Jesslyn Shields Jul 22, 2016
It's not yet on the market, but many states are turning their noses up at Palcohol, citing potential for underage drinking, snorting and sneaking.
By Alia Hoyt May 6, 2016
New research finds that although alcohol dependence is harder on your body, persistent marijuana use can cause more financial, socioeconomic troubles.
By Jesslyn Shields Mar 29, 2016
The chuckling, happy-go-lucky stereotype of the marijuana user may soon be laid to rest.
By Ben Bowlin Mar 2, 2016
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