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Ten percent of Americans admit to illicit drug use

(HealthDay)—Nearly 10 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were illicit drug users in 2013, and almost 20 million said they used marijuana, making it the most widely used drug, U.S. health officials reported ...

Sep 04, 2014
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Hormones and illness behavior

Nicoletta Sonino and associates, in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, point to the importance of including illness behavior (the ways in which people experience, perceive, evaluate and re ...

Sep 10, 2014
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Illness

Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ail) can be defined as a state of poor health.

It is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.

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