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?
Parents often don't realize how high the risk is for teens to develop problems with gambling, yet parents can reduce the risk.
While most drinkers and drug users are not violent, alcohol and substance use does increase the risk of intimate partner violence, particularly during
Recently my boyfriend has gotten into smoking crack and he gets really aggressive. A couple of times he has hit me over and over again. What should I do?