The Partnership for a Drug-Free America Presents New Research-Based Programs at National Prevention Network Conference

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DENVER, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Patricia Russo, chairman of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America today provided keynote remarks and joined Steve Pasierb, Partnership CEO and Ken Winters, PhD., chairman of the organization’s science advisory board and professor at the University of Minnesota, to review a number of new research-based programs from the Partnership at the National …

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Son of president shares his life story

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VALPARAISO — With pictures and anecdotes, television and film actor Steve Ford portrayed life in the White House during the turbulent 1970s, when his father, Gerald R. Ford, assumed the nation’s presidency after Richard M. Nixon resigned. His family stayed in their Alexandria, Va., home for the first week because the Nixons didn’t have time to pack before they left, and he decided to be a ranch …

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To Reduce HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Better Interventions Are Needed

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Although a cognitive-behavioral intervention to encourage men who have sex with men to reduce their substance use and sexual risk behavior (as both are linked) was partially successful, a similar reduction was achieved in comparison groups who did not receive the intervention suggesting that better methods for changing behaviors are needed. These are the findings of a paper by Gordon Mansergh …

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