Check out our weekly links about addiction!
Health Day: A new study shows that breast cancer survivors who smoke are at increased risk for a second cancer. The time frame to develop second cancer is fifteen years.
Cesar Fax: Drug positives increase consistently with age amongst DC juvenile arrestees. 53% of the juvenile arrestees tested positive for drugs.
Psychology Today: An article from Psychology Today (which Adi has been writing for so check them out!) and discusses the issue of war veterans and drug use as well as PTSD. It relates the discussion to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Science Daily: There are some new insights into how alcohol affects brain function. Drinking alcohol over a long period of time does profoundly affect the brain.
Science Daily: More about alcohol! According to Science Daily, genetic differences that make you sleepy when you drink can protect against alcohol dependence.