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Can I Use Marijuana to Help Me Taper Off Harder Drugs?

Can I Use Marijuana to Help Me Taper Off Harder Drugs? Many people who abuse alcohol and drugs also use marijuana….

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Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing

Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing Our culture shows its acceptance of alcohol use by its positive and widespread depiction in…

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Alcohol: Are the Heart-Health Benefits Real?

Alcohol: Are the Heart-Health Benefits Real? Is moderate alcohol use generally safe? Are the purported health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption…

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Addiction in the Workplace: The Canadian Experience

Addiction in the Workplace: The Canadian Experience Addiction and substance abuse is a big expense in the workplace, for employers and…

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Sugar Addiction in America

Sugar Addiction in America After years of doubt, a Harvard Study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, puts the…

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Are You Dependent on Sleeping Pills?

Are You Dependent on Sleeping Pills? Despite the knowledge that sleeping pills are only of short-term benefit, many people continue to…

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Taking Prescription Pills While Avoiding Addiction

Taking Prescription Pills While Avoiding Addiction When prescription medications are used in any way other than as prescribed, they are being…

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The Benefit of Harm Reduction for Heroin Addicts

The Benefit of Harm Reduction for Heroin Addicts People have often heard of abstinence based addiction treatment, but are less familiar…

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ADHD May Be Linked To Addiction

ADHD May Be Linked To Addiction The brain’s dopamine system, which anticipates reward, has been linked to addiction by researchers. Now…

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Addiction and Mental Disorders: Are They Related?

Addiction and Mental Disorders: Are They Related? Scientists have linked mental disorders to addiction, noting that addicts often have one or…

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