addiction

Is It OK to Glorify Celebrity Drug Use In the Media [POLL]
Is It OK to Glorify Celebrity Drug Use In the Media [POLL]
I find myself jumping up on my soap box this morning.  Am I sad that Whitney Houston died?  Yes, I am, because the world lost an amazing singer.  Do I think that her death warrants all the media attention, no I do not.  Whitney Houston was a drug addict, yes, she may have gotten clean at one point and time,  but with the events surrounding her death, it looks like she relapsed.
Is Text Messaging the Newest Cure for Addiction?
Is Text Messaging the Newest Cure for Addiction?
It turns out suffers from alcohol dependency might be able to kick the habit by doing what comes natural… texting. Yup, a new study has found actual evidence that there may be a health benefit to text messaging. Research with young problem drinkers found those who sent and received weekly text messages tracking their alcohol consumption drank less at the end of the 12-week program than they did at
Michael Jackson’s Propofol Addiction Started in 1999
Michael Jackson’s Propofol Addiction Started in 1999
The Conrad Murray verdict was handed down a week ago (Nov. 7), with the doctor being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the case of Michael Jackson. Murray came under fire for administering the surgical anesthetic propofol to the singer outside of the operating room, which killed him. Now, Frank Cascio, who was once the King of Pop’s personal assistant and manager, has written a tell-all
Addiction Vaccines Will Potentially Cure Nicotine and Drug Dependencies
Addiction Vaccines Will Potentially Cure Nicotine and Drug Dependencies
Scientists in San Diego are developing new vaccines that will potentially cure addictions, allowing cigarette and drug abusers to kick their habits with a simple injection. Dr. Kim D. Janda, a Scripps Research Institute professor, is one of the leading experts, having made addiction vaccines his main priority for the past 25 years. “We view this as an alternative or better way for some people,” he