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Fast-Food Diet, 5 Sleeping Tips, Addiction &...

Have you heard the story about the man who lost 60 pounds by eating only fast food? Conversations became heated about this Business Insider story:...

July 3, 2014 / 2 min read


Binge Drinking: A Top Cause of Early...

If someone you know is a heavy recreational drinker, there’s a sobering new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Working...

June 30, 2014 / 2 min read


Addiction Treatment: Mending the Patient and Family

You’ve heard the cliché. There is no “I” in team. There’s also no “I” in treatment or recovery. When it comes to treatment for substance...

May 15, 2014 / 3 min read


Dangerous Double Shot: Drinking & Driving

The recent arrest of recording star Justin Bieber on Miami Beach was not a scripted reality television show. Bieber’s real-life drama and arrest for alleged...

April 7, 2014 / 3 min read


Heroin Epidemic: Treatments and Options

From rich-and-famous stars to the poor and homeless, heroin overdoses are on the uptick. Earlier this year, for example, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died on...

March 26, 2014 / 3 min read


Facts on Drug Addiction Revealed

Confused? Conflicted? Overwhelmed? When it comes to drugs, alcohol and addiction, the facts can be perplexing for parents and teens. The issues are tough, but...

January 29, 2014 / 3 min read


Are eCigarettes a Safer Smoking Alternative?

Driving through town or walking in a strip mall, you can’t go far without bumping into a storefront full of pen-sized contraptions and colorful bottles...

November 21, 2013 / 2 min read


Women and Alcohol: The New Truths

Alcohol addiction is an equal opportunity health risk, with little concern about income, education or gender. Just ask Elizabeth Vargas, the 51-year-old anchorwoman for ABC’s...

November 14, 2013 / 3 min read


From Glee to Reality: Teens, Prescription Drugs...

The topic of teenage drug abuse dramatically upstaged other plot lines on Glee, a popular television show about a high school singing club.  Addiction took...

October 24, 2013 / 3 min read


Talk to Your Kids about Drugs

Many children and teens are faced with the decision to try tobacco drugs or alcohol. Is your child equipped to handle this pressure? Kids say...

September 13, 2013 / 3 min read