Sean Esteban McCabe (primary investigator), Carol Boyd, and Philip Veliz (co-investigators), were awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health for their project titled, “Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations.”
Three-year NIH-funded study to enhance the understanding of tobacco/nicotine use among sexual minorities in the U.S.
Teen athletes are less likely to abuse prescription opioids and heroin than non-athletes, indicating that sports participation may have a “protective factor,” according to a new study by IRWG researchers Philip Veliz, Carol Boyd and Sean Esteban McCabe.
A new University of Michigan study about substance abuse confirms why parents should properly dispose of leftover prescription opioids.
When teens use codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone and other prescription opioids for nonmedical purposes, they become at risk to develop a substance use disorder by age 35, U-M researchers said.
IRWG Researchers Carol J. Boyd, Sean Esteban McCabe, and Philip Veliz recently published an analysis of substance use among adolescent sexual minority athletes.
Wondering how to select the best sport for your son or daughter? While parents often consider their children’s natural talents and inclinations, IRWG Assistant Research Professor Philip Veliz says it’s also important to know that some sports more frequently correlate with drug and alcohol abuse than others.