Condition Center: Addictions
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.
A tiny genetic mutation may control whether you "hold" your liquor all night or go nuts after a glass of wine with dinner.
Should psychiatric hospitals ban smoking among patients both indoors and out? Some experts disagree on whether bans like these would do more harm tha...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under pressure to put clear warning labels on nicotine products.
The New York Yankees lost their American League wild card game to the Houston Astros this week, but at least one key member of the team is focusing h...
It's no secret that alcohol and tobacco addiction often go hand-in-hand. But could an addiction to one make it harder to quit the other?
Could the amount of nicotine in a cigarette determine a smoker's likelihood of addiction? Maybe so.
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) are often marketed as a smoking cessation tool, but some experts remain skeptical.
Some pregnant women could be putting their future children at risk by drinking alcohol.
The teen years can be a challenge for both kids and their parents. But keeping an eye on early-maturing teen girls may make a difference.
Smoking has been tied to numerous health issues. Now an expert panel has made recommendations for doctors who care for adults and pregnant women who ...
New strategies may be needed to curb harmful alcohol use, especially in low-income countries.
It appears that smoking may put more than just your heart and lung health at risk.
Many video games contain tobacco content, but video game buyers may not know it — and that may be a problem.
Here’s another reason to quit smoking: your teeth.