Tag : addiction

FDA Raises The Alarm On Medications With Codeine

Parenting  26 April '17

FDA Urges Parents Not To Give Children Medications With Codeine

FDA warned parents of the possible dangers by giving children cough syrups with Codeine.

New York Teens More Interested In Video Games Than Sex & Tobacco

Teens/Young Adults  18 January '17

How Strong Friendship Bonds Can Prevent Depression And Addiction Caused My Excessive Video Gaming Among Teenagers

Video games are a great way to spend free time, however, spending too many hours playing these games can lead to depression.


Health  19 December '16

As More Babies Undergo Opiate Withdrawal, New Study Finds Children Born To Heroin Users Live Life With More Struggles

Heroin and opiate use during pregnancy results to children suffering as they undergo withdrawal and it also has long term effect on children.

US Heroin Epidemic Takes Toll On Families

Family Life  29 November '16

Drug-Addicted Parents: The Reason Why Authorities Are Taking More Children Into Custody

Drug addicted parents are the biggest cause for children taken under child services.

Marijuana Grow Near Albany For State's Legal Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Health/Nutrition  14 November '16

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Some States; Here Are The Things People Should Still Need To Know Despite The Law Allows The Use Of It Now

Weed is now legal is some states, but there are still things that people should be aware of when dealing with it.

FILE Changes Announced In Maternity Services

Infant  15 October '16

Parents Addicted To Opioids Affect Their Parenting Skills, New Study Reveals

Know the effects of opioid-dependent parent to raising their child.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Fun & Games  9 August '16

California News: While Playing Pokemon Go, College Baseball Player Was Shot To Death

Calvin Riley, out in the park with his friend, was busy catching Pokemons when an unknown gunman shot him dead.

Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization

Behavior  23 June '16

An Expert on Addiction Weighs in on the Warning Signs of Addiction Among Teenagers

There are definite signs of addiction. They are fairly easy to spot among teenagers, so parents should be vigilant.

California Department of Public Health Calls E-Cigarettes A Health Threat And Calls For Regulation

Teens/Young Adults  17 June '16

If Studies Say That Vaping Leads To Smoking, Why Are Teens Smoking Less Cigarettes These Days?

CDC figures show that less teens in the U.S. are smoking traditional cigarettes while the number of teens vaping are increasing.

Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization

Behavior  15 June '16

Alcohol And Drugs Cause Teens To Perform In School Badly

A new study claims that teenage alcohol and drug use leads to poor school performance and causes mental health issues.

Paracetamol Reportedly Not Effective Drug For Back Pain

Medicine  1 June '16

New ADHD Medication Chewable Medication Causes A Stir Due To Potential Addiction Concerns

A new chewable ADHD drug raised addiction concerns to some psychiatrists.

Hempfest Promotes Legalization Of Marijuana

Body  21 April '16

Cannabis Use: 3 Harmful Effects Of Smoking Marijuana As You Grow Older

Find out how excessive use of marijuana can affect your body and mind as you age.

Barack Obama And Kim Jong Un Impersonators Meet In Beijing

Health/Nutrition  16 April '16

Mental Health And Smoking: Link Between Psychiatric Condition And Cigarettes Reveals Shorter Life Span

Smoking among individuals with mental health condition and disorder has been found as the top cause of life shortened life expextancy among these individuals.

anxious man

Health/Nutrition  20 March '16

Study: Kappa Opioid Receptors (KOR) Could Be Used As Cure For Anxiety Disorder & Addiction

A study has revealed that kappa opioid receptors may be effective in treating anxiety disorders.

OxyContin Abuse On the Rise

Health/Nutrition  17 March '16

Parenting Disasters: When A Parent's Addiction Affects The Child

Being a parent with substance abuse problems can have a negative impact on children more than you know.

Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market

Family Life  9 March '16

Get To Know Three of The Most Addictive Substances on Earth

Get a glimpse of what the most addictive substances are.

Teen addiciton

Family Life  3 March '16

Cocaine and Nicotine Create Stronger Connection to Dopamine in Teen's Brains Making Them More at Risk to Substance Abuse, Study Reveals

A recently published study revealed that in an adolescent's brain, cocaine decreases eIF2α activity which regulated protein production and creates a stronger connection between dopamine-rich neurons.

Illegal Drug Addiction and Substance Abuse

Health/Nutrition  5 August '15

Addiction Relapse Prevention Possible by ‘Erasing’ Drug-Associated Memories

New study suggests way to erase drug-associated memories to help prevent recovering addicts from relapsing.

Concern over addictive Zohydro pain pill

Health/Nutrition  26 February '14

Cocerns raised over potency of FDA-approved Zohydro pain pill

Health care, consumer and addiction treatment groups are concerned about the newly FDA-approved Zohydro pain pill.


Health/Nutrition  18 February '14

Porn addiction is a myth, study suggests

Porn addiction does not really exist, according to a team of psychologists, who stress that watching it can actually prevent sexual offences.

Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Her Alcohol Addiction

Health/Nutrition  27 January '14

Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Her Alcohol Addiction

ABC’s anchor, Elizabeth Vargas, opens up about her alcohol addiction, according to All Alabama.


News  3 October '13

Cocaine Users More Susceptible to HIV: Study

Cocaine drug users are at a higher risk of developing an HIV infection if they come into contact with the virus as their T cells are more susceptible to the virus, new research suggests.

Pennsylvania Hospital Opens Inpatient Treatment Program for Internet Addiction

Health/Nutrition  4 September '13

Pennsylvania Hospital Opens Inpatient Treatment Program for Internet Addiction

A hospital in Pennsylvania opened the country’s first-ever inpatient treatment program for Internet addiction, according to Fox News.

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