News tagged with preventive measures

Young cannabis-smokers aware of the health risks

Young Swiss men who drink alcohol and smoke tobacco or cannabis read up on addictive substances more frequently than their abstinent peers. They report their knowledge of the health risks as very good whereas abstainers rate ...

Jul 29, 2013
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Survey shows limited use of sex offender registry

Texas has the second largest sex offender registry in the country, but relatively few people are accessing it or using it to develop protective actions against future sex crimes, a study by the Crime Victims' Institute at ...

Jul 09, 2013
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Treatments, not prevention, dominate diabetes research

Research for diabetes is far more focused on drug therapies than preventive measures, and tends to exclude children and older people who have much to gain from better disease management, according to a Duke Medicine study.

Apr 05, 2013
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