The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug AddictHow do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions
Drug And Alcohol Abuse WidespreadTwenty-two million Americans have a substance abuse problem and there is no doubt that alcohol can be a drug of choice.
No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You ThoughtThe researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.
The Specialty Of Adolescent MedicineMany pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job - but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
'River Of Booze' Paints Troubling Picture Of College LifeAn article in <em>The Chronicle Of Higher Education</em> describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.
Gov. Christie Announces $12 Million For Addiction TreatmentGov. 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.
Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To OpioidsThe American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
Trends In Teen Drinking HabitsTeenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.
Drinking Declines As Smoking DeclinesNew research suggests encouraging people to kick the habit of smoking may have another positive effect as well.
Attached To Your Phone? You Might Be AddictedCan’t tear yourself away from your smartphone? A new study claims you could be addicted.
Doctors And Dentists Don't Urge Patients To Quit SmokingTalking 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.
Legal Medications Being Used To Get HighThere 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.