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The Cancer Council: Consuming Moderate Levels of Alcohol Heightens Your Chance of Throat & Mouth Cancers

According to ABC News, researchers from the Cancer Council and the University of Melbourne followed data which tracked 41,000 adults’ drinking habits since the early 1990’s. The data collected suggests the median lifelong consumption of four or more standard alcoholic beverages everyday is twice as likely to increase the risk...

High Blood Pressure Medication May Have Been the Cure for Addiction All Along

Okay, that’s not entirely true, but researchers at the University of Texas used a medication approved for the treatment of high blood pressure to eliminate the cocaine and alcohol addiction in rats. according to Medical News Today. Research has isolated a compound called isradipine may be able to reduce the...

Researchers Say Virtual Reality Therapy Could Help Effectively Treat Alcoholism

A preliminary study conducted by South Korean researchers suggests that virtual reality therapy could effectively treat alcohol addiction, according to Fox News. The study’s senior researcher Dr. Doug Hyun Han of Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea, suggests that the approach might be “promising” because it places patients in situations...

Research Zeros in on Manipulating Neural Pathway to Treat Cocaine Addiction Permanently

We live in an age of innovation, where researchers can literally manipulate every cell in our bodies down to the last neuron to induce favorable change, and that’s what The University of Buffalo is doing to treat cocaine addiction permanently. By studying alongside companion lab rats (because seriously, where would...

Israeli Researchers May Have Discovered a Cellular Cure for Addiction

We Knew It All Along, Quitting Cold Turkey Makes Addiction Worse on a Cellular Level We’ve all heard it before: “Don’t quit cold turkey, it doesn’t work!” Or, “It’s dangerous to quit using drugs cold turkey.” Well it’s true. And now we have proof. Hopefully all of us know one...

High Schoolers in Leon County Admit Marijuana Is Easily Accessible

With the changing perspectives of marijuana around the nation our youth are being affected as well- and we’re not quite sure if it’s for better or worse. As states continue to ratify marijuana as a legal substance, high schoolers are considering marijuana use akin to underage drinking- which is still...

Florida Prescribes 10xs More of Oxycodone than the Entire Nation; Gov. Rick Scott Sits on His Hands

In terms of straying away from the pill mill state Florida used to be deemed nationwide, we’re slowly tipping back into that stereotype, according to NPR’s recent article. Florida pain clinics are still prescribing ten times as much oxycodone than the rest of the nation. Undercover investigations in progress by...

One Crazy Study Proves Light Can Help People Manage Pain

Most people wouldn’t turn to light as a sensible resource to help manage pain- and especially not chronic pain meriting a medical prescription. Well, researchers and neuroscientists at the Washington University School of Medicine are trying to change that. In an attempt to harness a resource with no chance to cause...

Teens Using E-Cigs May Be Doing More Than Just Smoking Flavored Nicotine

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the trendy crazes taking young people up by storm, you may have noticed the exponential explosion of E-cigarette use. But what really is an E-cig, and are they safe? Not unlike the clamor for large cigarette companies to stop appealing to kids...

What You Need to Know about Therapy in Drug Detox Facilities

The thing is, most drug detox centers don’t implement therapy in their drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs. The reason being, drug detox is typically a state of medical immersion in which victims of addiction are medically monitored 24/7 and treated for the signs and symptoms of withdrawal. In most...

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