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Parental Supervision and Genetics Interact To Influence Nicotine Addiction

Reviews research indicating that both parental influence and certain genes interact to influence nicotine addiction and that parental monitoring may play a role in reducing risk.

Prevention Program Reduces Later Risky Sexual Behaviors

Reports on a school-based drug abuse prevention program showing that teens who participate in the program are less likely than their peers to engage in risky sexual behavior as young adults.

Prevention Program Averts Initiation of Alcohol and Tobacco Use

Describes a community focused prevention program that aids towns in lowering rates of delinquency, initiation of alcohol and tobacco use, and binge drinking among middle school students.

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