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Kicking Pot Can Lead to Withdrawal
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, addiction, marijuana, withdrawls, disease, risks, warning, drugs, abuse, prevention )

- 1150 days ago -
Chris M. -- who requested that his full name not be disclosed -- remembers the time in 1999 when he was caught by a security guard while smoking marijuana in a parking lot. For him, it was a wake-up call.
Doped-Up Nation: How America Became a Country of Addicts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, disease, addiction, AlternativeMed, healthcare, health, illness, humans, study )

- 1197 days ago -
The external fixes to our internal problems are readily available, and every addiction fuels somebody else's craving--for cash.
Adderall Use on the Rise for Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: "supermom", Adderal, addiction, dangerous use of stimulants, meth )

- 1244 days ago -
All over America there are moms in the shadows drowning in their daily responsibilities and turning to the prescription drug Adderall for relief.
Ten Reasons to Quit Your Coffee!
Health & Wellness  (tags: coffee, addiction, prevention, science, interesting, food )

- 1256 days ago -
Believe me, I'm not giving up my organic, shade grown, fresh ground AM coffee! However, these scientific facts are interesting and wise to note.
Xanax Building Dangerous Reputation
Health & Wellness  (tags: Addiction, side effects, drugs, health, risks, warning )

- 1464 days ago -
It's the 11th most prescribed drug in the US."It's so much easier to take people off heroin. I'd rather take 100 people off heroin than one person of Xanax because I know they'll have a year of withdrawal," says addiction specialist. Scary.
America's Most Dangerous Pill?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, health, healthcare, addiction, Klonopin, safety, prevention, interesting, illness, protection, warning, humans )

- 1636 days ago -
It's not Adderall or Oxy. It's Klonopin. And doctors are doling it out like candy, causing a surge of hellish withdrawals, overdoses and deaths.
How to Use Psychology to Beat the Nicotine Cravings
Health & Wellness  (tags: nicotine, quit, cravings, addiction, stop smoking, psychology )

- 1665 days ago -
When it comes to quitting smoking the majority of the battle that you are fighting is going to be one that is in your brain, because that is where the addiction is. It is estimated that 90% of your addiction is mental and only 10% is based on a physical.
INDIA: Alcoholism Grips Progressive Kerala
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, politics, society, India, health, disease, addiction, humans )

- 1770 days ago -
Such a propensity for drink has had enormous social consequences, destroying careers and the social fabric of a people with an essentially middle-class outlook on life, in a state which ranks high among India's 28 states in social development indicators.
Codeine Painkillers May Be 'Unsafe, Addictive and Ineffective'
Health & Wellness  (tags: painkiller, medicine, addiction, unsafe, codeine )

- 1859 days ago -
Experts are calling for a review on the use of codeine in any medication - and even a possible ban - following growing concern over its safety.
10 Educational Uses for Old PSAs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drug Abuse, Addiction, Parenting, Kids, Education )

- 1873 days ago -
Despite the unintentional comedy, they still remain educational, though they may not deliver the messages intended by their creators. Here are 10 educational uses for old PSAs.
Top 10 Reasons to Quit Smoking
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smoking, Addiction, Cigarettes, Healthy Living )

- 1897 days ago -
In addition to the health risks, there are numerous reasons to quit smoking today and live a healthier, happier life without cigarettes. Here are the top 10 reasons to quit smoking.
'I Know It's Killing Me But I Can't Stop': The Teenage Alcoholic Who Drinks THREE Bottles of Wine a Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: teenage, drinks, alcohol, liver, health, addiction )

- 1903 days ago -
Amy Lewis is only 17 but drinks an astonishing three bottles of wine a day and has been warned she will soon need a liver transplant if she doesn't curb her addiction.
Why Drug Users Become Addicts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drug user, addiction, health, research )

- 1973 days ago -
A typical drug user's transition to addiction could result from a persistent impairment of synaptic plasticity in a key structure of the brain, suggests a new French study.
'No Remorse' for Tech Who Gave Hepatitis to 36
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, surgical techs, drug abuse, addiction )

- 2136 days ago -
A surgery technician who infected three dozen people with hepatitis C and may have exposed thousands of others by switching used syringes with ones filled with a powerful painkiller says she got careless while at two Colorado hospitals and doesn't expect

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