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Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk

  October 27, 2011   No comments

Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk Excessively consuming alcohol has many more cons than pros—not to mention, you can add increased risk of cancer to the cons list. Alcohol consumption has

Addiction Redefined as a Disease

  October 27, 2011   No comments

Addiction Redefined as a Disease The medical community has officially redefined the word addiction, previously assumed to be an individual behavioral issue, now to be defined as an actual brain

Are You a Woman Who Gets Kidney Stones?

  October 26, 2011   No comments

Are You a Woman Who Gets Kidney Stones? If so, than it is very possible that your kidney stones might be caused by drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes. A leading

Gambling Problems More Common Than Drinking Problems?

  October 26, 2011   No comments

Gambling Problems More Common Than Drinking Problems? Addiction can come in many forms, and gambling is a type of impulse-control addiction. In America alone, problem gambling affects more than 15

How Can I Stop Smoking?

  October 26, 2011   No comments

How Can I Stop Smoking? The United States has had a long history with cigarettes. The government has always had battles with tobacco companies and it wasn’t too long ago

Parents, Lock Up the Liquor Cabinet

  October 26, 2011   No comments

Parents, Lock Up the Liquor Cabinet As a parent it can be difficult sometimes to draw lines with your kids about certain responsibilities, especially once they hit the teenage years.

New Cocaine Vaccine?

  October 26, 2011   No comments

New Cocaine Vaccine? Between the violence and deaths associated with cocaine dealing and the abuse of the drug, one thing is evident; cocaine has historically been a problem in the

Attention Red-Bull and Vodka Drinkers…

  October 26, 2011   No comments

Attention Red-Bull and Vodka Drinkers… You are drunker than you think! Red bull is a very popular heavily caffeinated energy drink spiked with additional stimulants, and when mixed with vodka

Use Exercise to Combat Relapse

  October 25, 2011   No comments

Use Exercise to Combat Relapse Going through years of alcohol or drug addiction can be extremely harmful from a psychological standpoint, but often overlooked is the physical abuse your body

Gender Specific Addiction Programs Work Best

  October 25, 2011   No comments

Gender Specific Addiction Programs Work Best People of all ages, cultures, genders, and backgrounds can find themselves trapped in an addiction with drugs and alcohol. Finding the strength to admit