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Are Sugary Foods Addictive?

People have chewed coca leaves for at least 8,000 years as a mild stimulant without any evidence of addiction, but when certain components are isolated and concentrated into cocaine, we've got a probl…

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Food Addiction–A Serious Problem With a Simple Solution

Eating healthy and losing weight seems downright impossible for many people. Despite their best intentions, they repeatedly find themselves eating large amounts of unhealthy foods, despite knowing …

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Curb Regular Cigarette Use in Teens

In a finding unlikely to shock, researchers have discovered that people who smoke e-cigarettes are likely to also be regular cigarette smokers. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that e…

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Vodka Causes Early Deaths in Russia, Study Says

“The relationship between a Russian and a bottle of vodka is almost mystical,” claimed Richard Owen, the noted 19th century British biologist. And indeed, vodka seems to be a fact of life in the wo…

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Is This The Real Cause Of Your Unhappiness?

By Michelle Morand for YourTango.com. You're a magical thinker. That's not a criticism or a flaw. It's the reality of the human brain. Magical thinking is a part of our wiring and it is also a k…

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Smoking is More Deadly Than it Used to Be

Smoking today is even more deadly than it was half a century ago, according to the most recent report on smoking from the U.S. Surgeon General. Roughly 43 million adults in the U.S. smoke, or 18 perce…

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Are You An Undercover Addict?

After graduating college, I went to Europe for a month-long summer study program. Sitting around the big dinner table one of those first nights, a fellow Yank asked one of the European students what t…

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Animal Thieves

I am lucky -- my almost-nine-year-old still loves for me to curl-up with her at bedtime and read out loud. Last night we started a funny book called Bad Pets: True Tales of Misbehaving Animals. The ch…

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The Science of Chocolate Addiction (Video)

Many women (and some men, too!) have confessed to being chocoholic, or suffering from a chocolate addiction. Yet frequent chocolate eating does not mean a person is "addicted." Learn more about the ch…

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4 Steps to Changing a Habit

Changing habits is not just a matter of willpower, despite what you’ve probably learned. Sure, we all have habits we’ve tried to break and failed. And good habits we’ve tried to acquire and dropped. B…

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