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Running Might Be an Effective Way to Help Smokers Quit

This new quit-smoking technique has a higher success rate.
Maggie Puniewska
2.15.18
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
2.14.18
The High Life
The High Life

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smoking Weed

Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Is vaping better than smoking? We answered all your most burning questions.
Eric Spitznagel
2.9.18
addiction
addiction

The FDA Called Kratom an Opioid, Which Is Pretty Misleading

Opioids are, by definition, compounds that interact with opioid receptors; that doesn't make them good or bad.
Jesse Hicks
2.8.18
addiction
addiction

People Are Taking a Date Rape Drug Recreationally and Getting Addicted

There's no hangover with GHB, so things go off the rails fast.
Philippus Zandstra
2.8.18
mental health
mental health

Being Violent Against Others Can Also Give You PTSD

"This raises huge issues for the future mental states of many young people."
Grace Robinson
2.2.18
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

How Your Social Life Changes if You Give Up Drinking

As you can imagine, sobriety drastically altered my turn up.
Claire Gillespie
2.1.18
addiction
addiction

FDA Urges Smaller Boxes of Imodium so People Stop Using it to Get High

The active ingredient, loperamide, has been called “the poor man’s methadone."
Jesse Hicks
1.30.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

People Are Sticking Needles in Their Ears to Treat Addiction

Acudetox is finding its place in a small but growing number of addiction treatment centers around the country.
Meryl Davids Landau
1.29.18
addiction
addiction

Supervised Drug Injection Sites Will Open in Philadelphia

Research suggests safe injection sites can cut overdose deaths and get people into treatment.
Jesse Hicks
1.24.18
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

How Do You Tell If You Have a Drinking Problem?

It’s frighteningly easy to meet the criteria for binge drinking.
Diane Shipley
1.19.18
Opioids
Opioids

Walmart Is Making It Safer to Throw Away Prescription Painkillers

More than 65 percent of people who misuse prescription opioids get them from family and friends.
Jesse Hicks
1.17.18