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Community study shows that invovlement can reduce risk drinking and alcohol-related accidents.

Proceed To Article Community Prevention Trial Reduces Risky Drinking, Alcohol-Related Crashes And Trauma
A study reported in the November 8 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" (Volume 284, Number 18) shows that communities that undertake comprehensive prevention strategies can effectively reduce alcohol-related traffic crashes and injuries from crashes and assaults. More...

Proceed To Article Researchers Link Adolescent Cigarette Smoking With Anxiety Disorders During Early Adulthood
Scientists supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) have documented that chronic cigarette smoking during adolescence may increase the likelihood that these teens will develop a variety of anxiety disorders in early adulthood. These disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and agoraphobia, the fear of open spaces. More...

Proceed To Article FDA Approves Two New Devices To Help Reduce The Risk Of Repeat Coronary Stent Restenosis
Yesterday, the FDA approved two new devices that administer radiation energy for treatment of in-stent restenosis. These types of devices, called intravascular brachytherapy systems, are the first of their kind. More...

Proceed To Article Vitamin E Supplements Can Help Prevent Stroke
A new health study in Finland has found that Vitamin E supplementation may prevent ischemic stroke in high-risk hypertensive patients. More...

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Ephedra Containing Supplements Associated With Dangerous Cardiovascular And Central Nervous System Events
In the same week that the FDA decided to order the removal of phenylpropanolamine from store shelves, a New England Journal of Medicine Report has tapped another substance as risy for consumers. More...

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