October 2009 Highlights trends from a 2008 survey of teenage substance abuse, cigarette smoking and alcohol use and discusses the implications of these changing data.
October 2009 Highlights prevalence rates of cigarette and marijuana smoking among teens who exercise regularly as compared with their less active peers.
December 2008 Reports prevalence rates of illicit drug abuse among youths and young adults based on 2007 data from a national survey of drug use and health.
June 2008 Reviews the changing lifespan of heroin abusers as compared with that of the general U.S. population based on 1962-1997 data.
March 2008 Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.
April 2007 Announces updates to research reports on MDMA/ecstasy and steroids and a new report on HIV/AIDS that provide the latest available information on drugs and drug-related topics.
April 2007 Reports on data that reviewing the benefits of addiction treatment among abstinent men as compared with those who continued to abuse cocaine.
February 2007 Highlights statistics on the number of reports of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) use intoxication in California from 1999 to 2003.
February 2007 Summarizes a study that analyzes factors associated with the risk of drug addiction among 19- to 21-year-old Hispanic women born in the United States as compared with immigrants.
October 2006 Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.