More babies being born addicted to prescription drugsAt East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville, nurses and doctors are scrambling to deal with a problem that is quickly becoming an epidemic: babies who are born addicted to prescription drugs.
T...May 19, 2013
Sharon Osbourne talks about Ozzy's addiction problemsAddiction seems to be an ongoing struggle in the famous Osbourne family.
Sharon Osbourne, wife to the legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne, recently spoke out about her husband's current battle with the dis...April 24, 2013
College enrollment linked to reduced alcoholism ratesCultural norms dictate that college is the time for excessive drinking, drug experimentation and other risky behaviors.
But new research from Penn State University suggests that kids who enroll in col...April 16, 2013
The Effects of Internet AddictionEuropean researchers from Swansea and Milan Universities have found that young people who use the Internet for long periods of time can suffer from withdrawal symptoms similar to substance abuse users...April 28, 2013
Recreational Use of OxycodoneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took a step in trying to halt the abuse, or recreational use of oxycodone (OxyContin). On April 16, 2013, the FDA approved abuse-deterrent labeling...April 21, 2013
Symptoms of Crystal Meth Addiction Addiction to crystal methamphetamine – also commonly referred to as “crystal meth,” “speed,” “ice,” “glass” or “chalk” -- is a serious problem in the United States. According to the National Institute...April 1, 2013
How to Tell if a Person is Using CocaineDid you know that cocaine is one of the oldest recreational drugs? While the popularity of cocaine peaked during the 1980s and 1990s, the original source of cocaine – the coca leaf – has been chewed b...March 13, 2013
Is Oxycodone the Same as Percocet?Oxycodone and Percocet are both medications that are used to treat moderate to severe pain, which have important similarities and differences that people who suffer from pain and are prescribed these...February 28, 2013
What is in Percocet?Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets) is a brand name for a type of pain medication manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals. Percocet contains a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. Sinc...February 20, 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...
Noncompliance and the paranoid style.
[Originally published June 27, 2007]
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