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Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, says NTSB report. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Study: More Pilots Testing Positive For Drugs

Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, says NTSB report.

09/09/2014

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other stroke risk factors. (Getty Images)

Study: Cocaine Use Increases Risk Of Stroke

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other risk factors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking.

02/13/2014

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Air Force Drug Probe Grows to 10 Officers

An Air Force investigation into alleged drug use in the ranks has expanded to include 10 officers at six bases in the U.S. and Britain.

01/10/2014

File photo of marijuana. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Use Up, Other Drug Use Declining

The number of Americans who report smoking marijuana is on the rise, while the popularity of some other illegal drugs is stagnant or declining.

09/04/2013

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Study: Many Parents Think Drinking Improves Their Parenting

A survey by the U.K. charity — 4Children — highlights a “silent epidemic” in which nearly 700,000 children live with a dependent drinker, and just under a quarter of parents continued to drink as much alcohol as before their baby’s birth and that 17 percent actually increased their consumption.

10/08/2012

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