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UB addictions institute revamps its website

The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has launched its new website at

RIA scientists conduct research in a wide range of health-related issues, including alcoholism, illicit and prescription drug abuse, gambling addictions, smoking, child development, domestic violence, risky health behaviors, addiction treatment methods, the neuroscience of addiction and trends in drug use.

I recently conducted an interview with Kenneth Leonard, institute director. Click here to read the Refresh "In the field" story and here to read a related Refresh Buffalo blog.

Institute scientists often seek help from the public for related studies, many of which pay those willing to help with the research.

For more information, visit the website.

- Scott Scanlon

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Scott Scanlon

Scott Scanlon

Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter and editor who has covered various topics in his quarter-century as a journalist in South Florida, Syracuse and Buffalo. He is aiming to pass along what he is learning these days about health, fitness, nutrition and family life.

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