Month: February 2018

Marijuana Anti-Seizure Drug Surpassing Traditional Prescriptions

February 28, 2018

It’s the news that many people and parents of children suffering with epilepsy have been waiting to hear: evidence from a recent clinical trial shows strong indication that a new marijuana anti-seizure drug, surpassing traditional prescriptions on efficacy, moves closer to market. Could this be a sign that the U.S. big pharma is more amenable […]

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How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost?

February 22, 2018

Even though alcoholism is a legal drug, abuse throughout US populations is widespread. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), one in 12 US adults have some level of alcohol dependency, and millions of them regularly drink to the point that they are seriously threatening their health. Alcoholism is often treated […]

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Appetite Hormone Causes Alcohol Cravings?

Scientists continue to make advancements on the how and why of addiction in humans but the process can be lengthy and arduous. In addition to governmental red tape, federal funding changes and restraints, as well as public perception about substance abuse and the way we treat it could use a helping hand. After years of […]

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Why Singles Should Date Sober to Meet the Right Guy

February 15, 2018

Valentine’s Day has come and gone. If you’re still brooding over your singleness, maybe it’s time to rethink not just who you’re dating but how you’re doing it. Not interested in getting into a relationship with someone who has a drug or alcohol problem? Then why do you jump at the chance to go to […]

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Does Drug Use Disorder Increase Risk for Cancer?

February 5, 2018

It’s a loaded question (pun intended): Does having a drug use disorder increase risk for cancer? To be clear, for this article, “drug use” includes alcohol intake. This is a hard-hitting question and thought it was worth the search for deeper insights, based on the increasing rates of addiction and incidences of cancer in the […]

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