detox

Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Celebrities Need to Stop Endorsing Detox Teas

Cardi B is the last person I'd expect to go full Kim Kardashian on me with this weight-loss product endorsement.
Rajul Punjabi
8.1.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

How Much Water Should I Drink?

What experts think about the ‘8 glasses a day' rule.
Karin Klein
5.22.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Most Claims About Activated Charcoal Are Lies

There’s probably not enough of it to help your body “detox.”
Markham Heid
4.25.18
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Let’s Call ‘Detox Teas’ What They Really Are: Laxatives

“Those diet teas are a travesty."
Christine Ro
3.11.18
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
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
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Cleanses are Bad for Your Mind, Too

No, you're not going to "detox your way to happiness."
Misha Gajewski
1.10.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Another Way Prisons Treat Women Like Shit

Forcing women who just gave birth to detox drastically is inhumane and, experts say, medically unnecessary.
Elizabeth Brico
11.3.17
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Herbal Tea is Not Medicine

But it can still help you out—provided you keep your expectations in check.
Alexandra Ossola
3.23.17
addiction
addiction

Women Lawyers Are Being Driven to Drink

The highly competitive field is a breeding ground for addiction problems.
Britni De La Cretaz
3.22.17
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Detoxing Is a Hoax

Here's what to do instead.
Tori Martinet
1.3.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

People with Addiction Are Running Out of Places to Finish Their Recovery

The lack of post-detox beds is a growing problem—one that increases the likelihood of relapse, overdose, and death.
Jason Silverstein
12.12.16