A new study examines substance abuse by American women of all ages, why they get addicted more easily than their male counterparts, and what can be done about it.

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  • Susan Foster Vice President and Director of Policy Research and Analysis at The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.
  • Joseph Califano Founding chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. He was special assistant to the Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy administration; special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson; and Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in the Carter administration.
  • Dr. Nora Volkow Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH

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