Twenty-two million Americans have a substance abuse problem and there is no doubt that alcohol can be a drug of choice.
The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.
Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
An article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.
Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs.
The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.
New research suggests encouraging people to kick the habit of smoking may have another positive effect as well.
Can’t tear yourself away from your smartphone? A new study claims you could be addicted.
Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.
There was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.
What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
Dr. Kim Kirby of the Treatment Research Institute and Tisha Miller, a family specialist, offers advice to parents who’s children are suffering from addiction.
There is no doubt that there is a problem with the abuse of prescription pain medications in our country. But for some people these medications are necessary.