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Recovery with a Pet- Happy National Dog Day

  August 26, 2016   No comments

Humans tend to develop strong relationships with animals. These relationships provide comfort, happiness and love. Animals are used for therapy in many different treatment programs, addiction recovery included. That’s right,

ADHD Medication Use Early In Life Leads to Problems

  July 1, 2016   No comments

People who took medications such as Ritalin and Adderall to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence are at a high risk of substance abuse, according to a study

Prediction of Heavy Alcohol Use

  June 29, 2016   No comments

New research finds that we may be able to predict which adolescents and teenagers will become heavy alcohol consumers, according to researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina. Researchers

Opioid Use Disorders Doubled in Last Ten Years

  June 28, 2016   No comments

A study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA) and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry finds that rates of opioid use without a prescription

Parenting Techniques Influence Teenage Alcohol Consumption

  June 27, 2016   No comments

Children that act impulsively are often labeled as problem children that will likely continue with their impulsiveness later in life, specifically in regards to alcohol consumption. However, a study published

Do Painkillers Prolong Chronic Pain?

  June 21, 2016   No comments

Due to the thousands of overdoses caused by prescription medications each year, it is important that scientists research these powerful medications as much as possible. Researchers at the University of

Marijuana Users Think It’s OK to Smoke and Drive

  June 16, 2016   No comments

A study conducted by RTI International and published in Health Education Research finds that marijuana users believe it is okay to drive while high, and that they will not get

People Misusing Medication to Alleviate Chronic Pain

  June 15, 2016   No comments

Many studies have shown that people misusing medications, whether they are prescribed to them or not, are attempting to alleviate chronic pain issues. A new study published in the Journal

Smoking During Pregnancy Can Lead to ADHD

  June 7, 2016   No comments

It is well known that smoking during pregnancy affects the baby in numerous ways. It can lead to premature birth, low birth weight and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It

Link Found Between Light Drinking and Breast Cancer

  June 3, 2016   No comments

A new study published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research finds all levels of alcohol consumption, even light levels, can raise the risk of breast cancer. Previous research and studies