With voters in several states asked to decide about recreational and medical marijuana, a quick look at the state of knowledge about the drug and its derivatives
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Countless research projects to better understand the science of addiction are in motion. Those cross-disciplinary findings are informing prevention and treatment.
Rapid rise in liver deaths highlights new challenges in treatment and prevention despite gains in fighting hepatitis C, researchers say.
Licensed medical professionals face just as much risk of a substance use disorder as the general population, and they have a higher likelihood of opioid misuse, says an addiction expert.
Kids with a family history of substance use are likely to mimic those behaviors. A Michigan Medicine researcher studied their brain activity to see why certain youths do not.