Month: February 2018

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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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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