June 26, 2018

Marijuana addiction can mean withdrawal symptoms and psychological dependence

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized […]
June 4, 2018

Disturbing image reveals how alcohol affects your heart

Shocking pictures show the difference between a healthy heart and the heart of someone who drinks too much. It shows the enlarged heart of someone suffering […]
May 21, 2018

Treat Addiction Like Cancer

Two years ago, I spent a week in Houston helping my stepbrother while he underwent treatment for Stage 4 lymphoma at the University of Texas MD […]
May 1, 2018

Binge drinking has become completely normalized’: Has boozy mom culture gone too far?

Social media feeds are rife with memes depicting exhausted women guzzling wine in giant glasses, with phrases like, “Technically, you’re not drinking alone if your kids […]
April 9, 2018

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was […]
March 26, 2018

The ongoing myths and misconceptions about ‘accidental addiction’

Over at Reason, Jacob Sullum has written a much-needed corrective to the prevailing narrative about opioid addiction — that there is a widespread problem of “accidental […]