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April 13, 2018

 

Finding A Positive Way To Discourage Substance Abuse

The usual tactics of anti-drug messaging—focus on the negative effects—are much less effective than using positive messages about sober lifestyles.

April 4, 2017

 

Scientists hope that by studying how addiction works in social insects like ants, they can learn new ways to treat addiction in humans.

Ants Addicted To Morphine

Ants are, so far, the only non-mammal species that demonstrate drug-seeking behavior.

December 17, 2015

 

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Adolescent Addictions

Addictive substances make a bigger impression on adolescents, because their brains are not fully formed yet.

October 30, 2014

 

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Nicotine Patch

The patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine over time to help the addict gradually break smoking habits without withdrawal effects.

December 3, 2012

 

There are 6 distinct ways that cocoa butter can crystallize.

Can You Be Addicted To Chocolate?

Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?

January 11, 2012

 

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No Easier Path to Smoking Cessation

A new study shows quitters using nicotine replacement therapy are just as likely to relapse as those who stop smoking cold turkey.

August 2, 2011

 

Can Food Be Addictive?

"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."

April 26, 2010

 

Which Is Worse: Cigarettes, Pipe, Or Cigars?

Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.

December 4, 2007

 

Addicted to Exercise

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.

January 13, 2005

 

Mother-infant Bonding and Addiction

What do substance addiction and mother-infant bonding have in common?

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