Ants are, so far, the only non-mammal species that demonstrate drug-seeking behavior.
Addictive substances make a bigger impression on adolescents, because their brains are not fully formed yet.
The patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine over time to help the addict gradually break smoking habits without withdrawal effects.
Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?
A new study shows quitters using nicotine replacement therapy are just as likely to relapse as those who stop smoking cold turkey.
"Today, high calorie foods are not only abundant; they contain much higher amounts of sugar and fat than what's found in natural food sources."
Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.
Exercise is healthy right? Well, it certainly is for most people, however for others it can become an addiction that does more harm than good.
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If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know that it's one of the harder habits to break. Learn about the nicotine patch on this Moment of Science.