Energy drinks + alcohol = public health threatMixing alcohol with energy drinks is much riskier than just drinking alcohol alone, reports a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Researchers from the University of Michigan Institute for S...December 3, 2013
Three Steps to Planning an Alcohol Intervention It can be difficult to confront a loved one struggling with alcoholism, especially those in denial or unwilling to endure treatment. Though a heart-to-heart conversation might initiate the struggle to...October 30, 2013
Diagnose Addiction to Prescription MedsAddiction to prescription medications is reaching an epidemic level in the United States. Startling, more than 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use at least o...October 7, 2013
An Alcohol Addict as a FriendDo you have a friend that drinks four or more alcoholic drinks per day? Does your friend believe that he doesn’t have any problems with alcohol? If so, your friend is not alone. In fact, one fifth of...September 27, 2013
Is Oxycodone Dangerous?It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for non-medical uses at least one in their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, translating into ap...September 5, 2013
Warning Signs of Prescription Drug AddictionThe use and abuse of prescription medications is a serious public health issue in the United States. It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use...August 24, 2013
Signs & Symptoms of Addiction to PainkillersBy definition prescription drug abuse is the non-medical use of a medication that is used in a way to attain a ‘high.’ It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for...August 16, 2013
DUI Life Sentence Stirs Debate About AlcoholismDUIAttorney.comNobody disputes that driving under the influence of alcohol is dangerous. In fact, it's one of the most deadly crimes. You won't get any serious arguments from anybody that people shoul...
How common is Web addiction? Let me Google thatBy Lisa Pevtzow, Chicago TribuneNot too long ago, my friend Debbie sent me a link to a YouTube video of the Queen hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" performed by the Muppets. So naturally, I Googled Freddie Merc...
Teen Depression Linked to Internet OveruseBy Nancy ShuteTeenagers who have an unhealthy dependence on the Internet are almost twice as likely to become depressed as other teens, giving parents yet another good reason to limit kids' screen tim...
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