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November 5, 2011

According to a recent news release from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), just two questions from a newly released guide could allow health care professionals to spot youth at risk for alcohol-related problems. The guide is now available from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the NIH.

The new guide developed in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics, clinical researchers, and health practitioners,  introduces a...

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November 5, 2011

By Join Together Staff

A Kentucky cancer center is advising smokers to switch to smokeless tobacco. Its “Switch and Quit” campaign is creating controversy in the state and beyond.

The campaign, created by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center and the University of Louisville, is using advertising...

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The National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA) has given...

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November 5, 2011

States are using prescription databases to deter...

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November 5, 2011

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is conducting a survey to increase understanding of the best way to develop collaborations between law enforcement, substance abuse prevention agencies, and educators to prevent teens and young adults from engaging in substance abuse. Results will inform the development of a substance abuse...

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November 5, 2011

By Emily P. Walker

Vodka and malt beverages were the forms of alcohol most likely to have been consumed by patients who wound up at the emergency department seeking treatment for an injury, according to a small study.  In addition, more men than women presented to hospital emergency departments with injuries after drinking (69% versus 31%), according to the study presented at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting.

Men were also more likely...

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November 5, 2011

By Join Together Staff

The study followed more than 100,000 nurses for up to almost 30 years,...

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November 5, 2011

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

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November 5, 2011

MANAGEMENT ANALYST 3 (08916) 
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 11/02/11 12:00 AM Pacific Time 
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 11/09/11 5:00 PM Pacific Time 
Salary: $3,385.00 - $4,406.00 Monthly 

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This is project employment.  The funding for this project is expected to last until September 30, 2012.  When the funding runs out, this position will be eliminated.

This is a technical position and will provide data...

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