Houston Outlaws the Sale of Kush

The designer drug, Kush, a form of synthetic marijuana, has been halted. The Houston City Council has enacted a ban on this dangerous, mind-altering substance. Synthetic marijuana — also known as synthetic cannabis, K2, Spice or “fake weed” — mimics the effects of natural marijuana. It’s concocted with unsafe synthetic compounds that can produce adverse…

Women and Cybersex Addiction

Yukari is a 48-year-old mother and wife with everything to lose. She needs to be present for her daughter’s graduation and her son’s autism therapy appointments. She needs to be a partner to her husband. But she can’t seem to manage any of it. In the past, she worked really hard; she was a perfect…

How Does Binge Drinking Damage the Liver?

Anyone who regularly consumes alcohol in excessive amounts can eventually develop moderate, severe or even life-threatening degrees of liver damage. Researchers are well aware that long-term heavy drinkers who also participate in the drunkenness-producing, short-term practice called binge drinking can substantially worsen the overall amount of liver damage they ultimately sustain. In a study published…