Genetic Studies Offer Clues about Addiction Risks, Treatments | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The social and health tolls of alcohol abuse, nicotine dependence, and drug addiction have been known for some time. But the genetic patterns that make some individuals more susceptible to abusing these substances — as well as those influencing their ability to quit — are less well understood.

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