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Habit or Addiction?

"Addiction" has almost become a clich. "I'm addicted to strawberry yogurt. I'm addicted to Facebook. I'm addicted to him or her. I always have a beer or glass of wine at dinner." Are our daily routines "addictions?"

Women, Alcohol, and Brain Damage

Women who are alcohol-dependent develop serious and potentially irreversible brain damage more quickly than men, new research shows.

Flash

Definition of the drug slang term 'Flash' from the About.com Alcoholism / Substance Abuse glossary of drug street terms.

A Healthier Way To Have A Smoke

The war against cigarette smoking has been growing over the years. New players in this market have aggressively come out with the E cigarettes to ensure that they keep their customers hunger for a smoke satisfied. Some years back, cigarette smoking was an acceptable norm in all social levels, and it

Live Healthy And Quit Smoking Naturally

Every time we read blogs, article, news and studies about the negative effects of smoking to our health as we are all conscious about the fact that smoking is very addictive and bad for health.

Green Tea May Cut Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk

Drinking a cup or more a day of green tea may counteract the effect of smoking on lung cancer, especially in smokers who may not be genetically susceptible to the cancer, a study shows.

100 Tons Tobacco Kills 1000 People

Worldwide Tobacco related diseases cost 200 billion dollar( around 10lakhs crores 66 billion dollar by developing countries.). Can we save the generation by responsible behavior, out of research it wa

Community Violence and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) happens as the result of a traumatic event. On July 20, 2012, during the premiere of the Dark Knight Rises, a gunman entered a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado a

Smoking the Nasty Habit

Working to quit smoking is one of the hardest things that many people ever do in their life. The reasons that it is so difficult typically vary. The one reason that is most often cited ...

Approaches to Stop Smoking - Part 2

Nicotine Replacement Therapy or NRT is possibly the most heavily advertized of all the Stop Smoking Approaches. While it can be of help for those who want to quit cigarettes there are strong indicators that it is far from the best way to stop smoking. In this article, Part 2 of a series for those wh

Are New Bodybuilding Drugs Safe For Bodybuilders?

What makes the new bodybuilding drug, HGH, different from steroids is that, unlike steroids, it helps you to gain muscles slowly, over time. Steroids are designed for fast muscle growth, but they are much more dangerous.

Finding the Motivation to Quit Smoking For Good

Not everyone wants to quit smoking. That being said, it stands to reason then when a person finally decides that they DO want to quit smoking, there is something motivating them to do so.

Addiction Treatment And Family

Addiction treatment is best handled with the support of family. Dealing with a loved one who is suffering from an addiction is never easy, but it is necessary. Everyone tends to focus on ensuring the ...

How to Spot Crystal Meth Abuse in Teenagers

Crystal meth abuse used to be concentrated in women, usually in their late 20s or older because the drug purportedly triggers weight loss. Today, though, younger individuals are also abusing the stree

Stop Smoking: The Benefits

To stop smoking benefits your life in various ways. The health benefits of stopping are the main advantage, but stopping also benefits your confidence and your pocket too!