Relating to a scholarly study in the May problem of the Journal of Research on Alcohol and Drugs.

Related StoriesNew studies raise important questions about impact of statin therapy on performance of flu vaccinesPsychotropic medication use widespread among old adults, new study findsMany older adults have a tendency to overestimate their mobility Approximately 40 % of teens who used both drugs collectively had received a visitors ticket or warning during the past year. And about 30 % had been within an accident. It's not yet determined why those teens were at increased risk, according to Terry-McElrath. One likelihood, she said, is they are bigger risk takers in general.She said it is unclear whether a case recently diagnosed in Harris County, where Houston is located, is tied to the outbreak. There have been no full cases in the state this past year and six the entire year before. ‘If it discovers a pocket of people who are unimmunized, and nearly all our cases are unimmunized so far, in case you are around a person with measles then, you will get sick,’ stated Russell Jones, chief epidemiologist for Tarrant County Community Health. Measles is spread by coughing, sneezing and close personal contact with infected people; medical indications include a fever, cough, and a rash on the facial skin. The Centers for Disease Avoidance and Control recommends that kids get two dosages of the combined vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, called the MMR. The initial does should be when they are 12 to 15 months old and the next when they are four to six 6 years old.