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Jun 23, 2015 01:04 PM ET
Khat is a narcotic found in the leaves of the Khat shrub. Though its use dates back centuries, the drug has spread over the last few decades and is wreaking havoc on the country of Yemen.
Feb 13, 2015 09:48 AM ET
E-cigarettes are everywhere, it seems. But how bad -- or good -- are they for you? There are precious few studies on them, but that paucity hasn't stopped them from taking hold in the market.
Nov 21, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
About a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are not alcoholics, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Oct 31, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Sure, a spoonful helps the medicine go down, but what else can it do?
Sep 10, 2014 04:45 AM ET
Laci Green reports on a new addiction study of more than 100 adolescents, with results that might surprise the "weed isn't addictive" crowd.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Neurologists found a way to predict -- with 70 percent accuracy -- which 14-year-olds will become binge drinkers by age 16. Find out the details from Laci.
Jun 30, 2014 05:46 AM ET
New research is shedding new light on what makes problem gamblers tick. It turns out, it may even be a "family thing."
Jun 23, 2014 03:10 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Seeking out the perfect tan might be about more than vanity, research suggests.
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