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  • Hoffman's death highlights U.S. spike in heroin use

    The heroin overdose that apparently led to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death epitomizes what U.S. officials say is an alarming trend — that the powerful street narcotic is being used by more and more Americans to shoot up in quantities and mixtures not fully understood.


  • More teens taking hits as pot use climbs

    More teens are smoking dope, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month, according to a new survey of young people.


  • Study: Teens see 5 drinks a day as no biggie

    Downing five or more alcoholic drinks nearly every day isn't seen as a big problem for many of the nation's teens, says a new report.


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