Can E-Cigarettes Help People Quit Smoking?


The number of Americans who smoke is an estimated 45 million. It is a habit that kills and is the leading cause of cancer and lung disease. While as many as 70% of smokers want to quit, they are unable […]

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Know Your Smoking Triggers


Individuals who are smokers know the drill. They finish a meal and have the urge to smoke. They leave their desk to take a break and the urge to smoke returns. Certain times of the day, certain places and even […]

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Risks and Dangers of Alcohol Withdrawal


Can alcohol withdrawal be dangerous? The simple answer is yes. It can trigger serious conditions like seizures or psychotic episodes, and can sometimes be fatal. An individual who wants to withdraw from alcohol should seek medical guidance, so that they […]

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How Alcohol Makes You Drunk


While a lot of people drink alcohol, and everyone knows of the effects alcohol has on an individual, very few people know why and how does it get one drunk. The answer is, through a chemical process. As a person […]

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How Meth Affects the Body


Methamphetamine is one of the most addictive substances that can be found, and it affects both the body and the brain. The addictive properties of Meth make it one of the most targeted drugs in the United States today. Meth […]

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Dangers of Mixing OxyContin with Alcohol


There are some dangers of mixing drugs with alcohol. OxyContin is particularly dangerous due to complications from overdose which include slowed breathing and heart rate. Learn what happens in the body when the two drugs are combined and possible other […]

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Should Drug Addiction Be Viewed as a Learning Disorder?


Drug addiction has gone mainstream with more people confronting the realities of prescription pill and heroin drug addiction along with other substances. Lawmakers are working to provide legislation to combat it but the complexities make it hard to find a […]

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Harm Reduction in Opiate and Opioid Users


More commonly than not, people will know someone who struggles with addiction to opioids. Access to painkillers is relatively easy and availability is at an all-time high in the United States market. Learn some of the ways to reduce the […]

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What are the Physical Signs of Addiction to Cocaine?


Physical addiction to cocaine and its treatment are important to understand in order to overcome cocaine addiction. Understanding the physical signs can support better comprehension of how to move forward with helping loved ones who are struggling. Physical Dependence on […]

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Learn About the Heroin Problem in the United States


The problem of heroin within the United States is not a new one but it is one that is growing in intensity across the states and within communities. Learn more about the issue of heroin, addiction and what is being […]

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