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Teen Drinking Linked to Adult Alcoholism

New evidence from a team of American researchers indicates that teenagers who periodically engage in binge drinking may experience changes in the expression of their genetic code that increase the likelihood of serious alcohol problems in adulthood. Learn about how scientists found that teen drinking is linked to adult alcoholism. Researchers and public health officials…

DEA Bans Kratom: Pros and Cons

In August 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration declared its intention to classify chemicals contained in kratom, a drug with effects similar to oxycodone and other opiates, as Schedule I substances. After protests broke out in front of the White House and Congress pushed back, the DEA announced its reconsideration of the ban in early October.…