Friends and family may have more influence over your eating habits, and even whether you gain weight, or become overweight than you thought.
Concepts of addiction have moved from a focus on addictive drugs, to an understanding of the relationship between addictive behaviors and stress.
The attitude of workaholism is becoming the norm in the US, but it can damage relatioships. This article offers suggestions for overworked readers.
Research is increasingly supporting the existence of sugar addiction in children. There also appears to be a link with violence in later life.
Tuberculosis or TB is a rare but potentially life-threatening bacterial infection which affects the lungs. Alcohol and drug users are the highest risk group for TB in the United States.
The pro ana movement may seem shocking, but in this article, Addictions Expert, Dr Elizabeth Hartney, argues that in the current culture, it was bound to happen.
Television has long been discussed in the media, and accepted among laypeople. But researchers remain unclear on the nature of this behavioral addiction.
Sexting -- harmless fun or high risk activity for youth?
A commonly held stereotype is that gay men use recreational drugs. But in reality, many gay men do not use drugs, and this myth is harmful to the gay community.
Parents worry about how to talk to their kids honestly about marijuana use. It can seem safest to avoid the subject altogether. But is it?