According to the American Medical Association abusing alcohol brings with it many health related issues including hypertension, gastro-intestinal bleeding and notably the most known problem, cirrhosis of the liver. But for both men and women, alcohol can also bring on […]
According to a White House report teens who are depressed and who indulge in marijuana are creating an even more dangerous environment for themselves. When mixed with depression it is suggested that marijuana can cause dependence, mental illness or even
College students may be walking into a CVS pharmacy drug free, but they certainly aren’t leaving empty handed. In a recent study conducted by Reuters, prescription drugs have become one of the most abused substances by college students. As a
According to an article posted on MSNBC.com cocaine addicts may soon have an easier way to kick their habit. At the moment, two Baylor College of Medicine researchers are working on creating the very first vaccine whose main responsibility will
Texas is one of the leading states in the U.S. for alcohol-related traffic accidents. According to the Department of Public Safety, 98,349 arrests were made in Texas alone for drunk driving and a number this large makes you question whether
Drug use is a widely abused epidemic that has been a problem for years. Research indicates that the use of illicit drugs varies by demographic group and by geographic area. This claim can be substantiated with statistics that demonstrate the
A Riverside, California psychiatrist wrote prescriptions in the lobby of his fitness club and outside of restaurants for $100 each. An Orange County man who sold plastic bags of narcotic painkillers had more than $1 million stashed in his house.
Heroin addiction is a deadly disease that affects drug users of all ages. Recent research has revealed that a drug known as buprenorphine may help heroin addicts stay clean according to a U.S. study. Over a 24-week period, 126 detoxified