Heroin use and abuse of prescription opioid medications is on the rise in Alaska. Unfortunately, that's affecting a vulnerable population.
Condition Center: Addictions
The thing about smoking is that even after you quit your body continues to have problems. You can be smoke-free for a year and still be choking on th...
The British Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has taken an official stance promoting the use of e-cigarettes for current smokers.
Though the US government has waged a “War on Drugs,” underprivileged areas of the country continue to be ravaged by the aftermath of addiction. C...
Teens and tobacco are not a good combination. And a new survey shows teens aren't backing away from tobacco like they used to.
It's not new for teens to consume alcohol, but you may find it shocking to know that one in every 10 teens experiences alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Whether you’ve taken LSD recreationally or only heard tales, you’ve probably concluded it’s a pretty intense experience. But science has yet to...
Most people know that substance abuse over a long period of time can cause changes to the brain. But does it work the other way? New research suggest...
HIV has been considered by some a problem only big cities had to face, but for one small midwestern town the problem has hit home in a big way.
Heroin use among young adults in the US has more than doubled in the last decade. The illegal, highly addictive opioid drug is hard to kick and easy ...
The poor might drink the same as the rich, but they face deadlier consequences because of it. A new study might explain why.
Is powdered alcohol a grave danger-or just another way to unwind?
There's an old saying that you can't legislate morality. When it comes to smoking, however, legislation may have a health impact.
Many of America's lawyers face a potentially serious health issue.
Smoke a little pot, now and then? Don't go overboard, it might affect your memory.
For patients struggling with marijuana dependence, a new treatment option could be on the horizon.
When it comes to liver damage, it's not just about how much you drink. It may also be about how you drink.
Having a few drinks could make you more attractive to others — but there's a catch.