The Secret to Staying Sober on Vacation



Being in recovery shouldn't affect your ability to live a full life. For many people, however, alcohol and other drugs are a large part of traveling. Your vacation is a time to unwind and blow off … [Read more...]


10 Great Tips for Staying Sober



Just stay sober. It’s easy for everybody to say, but it’s not that easy to do. If it were, then everybody would do it! If you or someone you know is trying to stay sober (or just get that way), then … [Read more...]


Flesh-Eating Cocaine Hitting the Streets of Major Cities



It used to be that if you snorted cocaine, you took the risk of rotting your septum. Now if you snort cocaine, you run the risk of rotting your skin. Cocaine is an addictive stimulant of the … [Read more...]


Think Cocaine is Glamorous? Think Again…



Cocaine carries with it a certain mystique. Glamorized in movies and once considered “the caviar of street drugs,” cocaine is experiencing a surge in popularity, especially among women. According to a … [Read more...]


The Alternative – Mens Health



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/GtkR6KTDchw?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Introduction - Vox-pops from the … [Read more...]


The Alternative – Women’s health



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/qb2-kE_INlY?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Introduction - Vox-pops from the … [Read more...]


Love as painkiller?



Happy Valentines’ Day, everyone! Love eases all pain. Sounds like a really cliché even on this day of hearts. But surprise, surprise. There is actually science behind this. No less than researchers … [Read more...]


Stop Medicine Abuse: An appeal to parents



October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month in the US and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is actively campaigning for this observance. The organization is especially … [Read more...]


Love, obsession, and addiction: it’s all neurochemistry



Everything may be explained by chemistry nowadays. Stress is due to cortisol. Intense spiritual experience is linked to low serotonin. Benevolence is linked to oxytocin. What about love? Researchers … [Read more...]


Are you a social smoker?



They don’t consider themselves as smokers. They only smoke at social occasions – parties, bars, etc. They think they can quit anytime.  They also tend to smoke only with the company of others rather … [Read more...]


New Page added to our Battling-Addiction Blog



Myths ... We added a new page, called "MYTHS", which can be accessed by clicking that button up there in the top menu just under our top masthead title. We set-up this page to keep track of any … [Read more...]


Tyson checks out of rehab early



Alright, then, let's get down to (show) business ... Maybe he bit off a little more than he can chew: It says here in The Mirror that Mike Tyson checked into a rehabilitation clinic in Arizona for 30 … [Read more...]


British are ‘addicted to sex and television’



LONDON: A travel guide for foreigners brands the English as “overweight TV addicts obsessed by sex and celebrity”. [MORE: DNA - World - British are ‘addicted to sex and television’ - Daily News & … [Read more...]


Kick your shopping addiction and get a life



By Jean Chatzky “Today” financial editor Updated: 8:41 a.m. ET March 13, 2006 Think you can't kick your shopping addiction? You haven't met Mary Carlomagno, who says that until just a few years ago, … [Read more...]


No shortage of methadone say addiction treatment officials



Last updated Mar 14 2006 09:53 AM EST CBC News Methadone treatment centres across Ontario are assuring their patients that there is no shortage of the drug, despite recent fears clinics would run out … [Read more...]


Genetic Technologies Reports Breakthrough in the Genetic Basis of Drug Addiction



3/14/2006 9:24:00 AM EST Genetic Technologies Limited ("GTG") (Nasdaq:GENE) (ASX:GTG) is pleased to refer to a "breaking news" item released in London yesterday by BBC News. BBC reported a … [Read more...]


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