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New Study: Missing Enzyme Causes Pain Killer Dependency

A new study conducted at the University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles has found that a missing enzyme found in the body is the reason behind a drug addict’s dependency on prescription pain killers. Why are some people more vulnerable to drug addiction than others? Everyone’s body produces...

Lowering Alcohol Limits May Reduce Highway Fatalities

To reduce the number of highway fatalities, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposes that the legal limit for driver blood alcohol content be lowered from 0.08 to 0.05. Some critics argue that the legal blood alcohol level has already been reduced from 0.10 to 0.08 in most states....

Army Lieutenant Colonel Writes Of Military Alcoholism

A female army officer, Elizabeth Robbins, has written an article stating there is high level of alcohol abuse in the military, which has led to increased cases of sexual assault. Writing for The Washington Post, Army Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Robbins stated that there is a definite connection between the alcohol...

Dangerous Designer Drugs Dodge Legal System

New, illegally manufactured drugs are using deceptive packaging to skirt drug laws. The distribution of these synthetic stimulants  has become a nightmare for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to prosecute, but the agency is well aware that this is a problem in the United States. Drug abusers called “psychonauts” are...

Recover From Your Addiction At A Detox Center, Not A Hospital

Many celebrities and affluent clients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction are staying in facilities featuring accommodations so plush, their centers resemble country clubs, not hospitals. Offering effective drug and alcohol detox, Harbor Village offers professional care in a beautiful setting that promotes the healing process. Drug addiction and alcoholism...

Five Natural Tips To Treating Alcohol Addiction

How common is alcohol abuse in this country? One in three Americans will suffer from some form of problem with alcohol in their lifetime. In additional to a wide array of alcohol related health issues which may arise, alcoholism can also lead to loss of your job, home, family and...

Celebrities and Executives Hire Companions To Stay Sober

Sober companions have been helping celebrities stay away from their addictions and vices. In a latest trend, top New York executives are utilizing their own companions to stay sober, but are experiencing mixed results. To preserve their sobriety, Hollywood actors and actresses have been hiring the services of companions who...

Top Ten Signs You Have A Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

It can start with one pill and lead to a lifetime of trouble. If you are experiencing any of the issues outlined below, please seek the advice of a medical professional. Drug abuse can strike anyone at any time with severe health consequences. In addition, you can lose everything including...

Safe & Effective, Today’s Detox Centers Save Lives

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction is best left up to medical professionals. Trying to rid one’s body of its physical cravings without assistance can have deadly consequences. Drug and alcohol addiction is a growing epidemic that strikes people from all walks of life. Eventually, many abusers recognize their...

Very Difficult To Manage, Vicodin Addiction Can Be Deadly

The use of narcotic drugs such as Vicodin has increased sharply over the last ten years. What begins as a pain killer can result in a serious dependency. Vicodin is also a Hydrocodone based drug that is known by many other brand names. It is used for many purposes including...

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