Does Drinking Cause Cancer?
Does Drinking Cause Cancer?

Does Drinking Cause Cancer? Just about everyone – even heavy drinkers – know that drinking isn’t good for you. From the empty calories that lead to the dreaded “beer gut”…

How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System
How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System

Addiction and Immune System: How They Affect Each Other There are many ways addiction and immune system affect each other.  They range from immunosuppression, weakened lungs, sleep deprivation, and lack…

Is There a Link Between Childhood and Addiction?
Is There a Link Between Childhood and Addiction?

Is There a Link Between Childhood and Addiction? What occurs during the first several years of our lives has a tremendous impact on the remaining decades of it. Unfortunately, not…

The Difference Between Drinking Too Much and Addiction
The Difference Between Drinking Too Much and Addiction

The Difference Between Drinking Too Much and Addiction Alcohol is a socially acceptable activity within western society, as many people choose to have a drink or two on occasion during…

Researchers Say That No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe
Researchers Say That No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe

Researchers Say That No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe How much can you drink without putting your health at risk? It depends on whom you ask. However, according to the…

Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol
Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol

Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol Opiates and alcohol. It may seem obvious mixing the two is a recipe for severe, irreversible consequences. Independently, each has the ability to take…

Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse
Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse It is a commonly held belief that only heavy drinking will cause any long-term physical effects of alcohol abuse. However, even consuming just two regular…

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses
10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses No one is immune to a drug overdose. Just like ordinary Americans, celebrities have been struck by drug overdoses as well. There have been many celebrity…

How to Help a Loved One with Substance Abuse Problem
How to Help a Loved One with Substance Abuse Problem

How to Help a Loved One with Substance Abuse Problem Seeing a loved one struggle with a substance abuse problem is heartbreaking. Even though you can often feel helpless, you…

The Hidden Cost of Addiction in the Workplace
The Hidden Cost of Addiction in the Workplace

The Hidden Cost of Addiction in the Workplace A place of business that loses even three to five percent of its employees to a drug addiction has a huge problem…