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Addiction Medicine

Alcohol misuse precedes one-third of all suicides, according to research published in the Annals of Epidemiology.
Many young smokers are unaware of the adverse health effects associated with hookah smoking.
Surprisingly, soldiers who have killed in combat are less likely to develop an addiction to alcohol, according to researchers at American University.
Victims of child abuse who become substance abusers are more vulnerable to addiction relapse.
A team of researchers has discovered a novel neurotransmission that influences addiction-related memory.
Varenicline in combination with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is more effective than varenicline alone in achieving tobacco abstinence at 12 weeks and at six months, according to a study published in the July 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.