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06-24 | By Rachael
Drinking during adolescence has its own share of vices. Brain is still developing during adolescence and the presence of alcohol at this time may result in cognitive impairment. Alcohol, in fact, is the most widely misused substance by the youth, who do not understand the probable adversities attached with its consumption. A recent research by […]Continue Reading
06-10 | By Rachael
The United States Navy has banned alcohol for nearly 18,600 sailors stationed in Japan and told them to remain on base after a U.S. sailor was arrested recently for drunk driving. According to a joint announcement by the 7th Fleet and the Commander Naval Forces Japan, the order covers sailors of all ranks and prohibits […]Continue Reading
06-08 | By Rachael
The use of e-cigarettes is growing rapidly among teens, reinforcing the fact that vaping puts youths at a greater risk of nicotine addiction and of a potential damage to the mental and physical health. According to the 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 5.3 percent […]Continue Reading