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Even Moderate Drinking May Slow Your Brain

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A new study finds drinking three pints a week can permanently slow your brain by 20%. MORE  

UK to Offer Free Tin Foil to Addicts

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts hope offering the foil at treatment centers will reduce health risks and encourage more addicts to seek treatment. MORE  

More Women Dying From Rx Drug Overdoses

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Painkiller deaths rise 400% among women. The CDC is calls it a public health epidemic. MORE  

Tainted Molly Devastates Seattle Music Festival

By Chrisanne Grise

A concert-goer dies and 100 are hospitalized after taking "MDMA" that contained cocaine, LSD and meth. MORE  

Ohio Cops Set Up Fake Drug Checkpoints

By Chrisanne Grise

A controversial tactic used by police in Ohio may have violated Fourth Amendment rights. MORE  

Eminem Shares His Rock Bottom and Recovery

By Chrisanne Grise

In a new documentary, the recovering rapper talks candidly about his near-fatal battle with addiction. MORE  

Are Carbs as Addictive as Cocaine?

By Chrisanne Grise

Highly-processed carbohydrates can trigger cravings and lead to dependence, a study finds. MORE  

Weight Talks With Kids Can Lead to Eating Disorders

By Chrisanne Grise

Parents should emphasize healthy eating rather than focus on a child's weight, new research suggests. MORE  

Thirdhand Smoke Is Dangerous, Too

By Chrisanne Grise

Smoking residue that clings to surfaces can damage our health, and becomes more toxic over time, a study finds. MORE  

Have Scientists Found a Cure for Relapse?

By Chrisanne Grise

Researchers find a way to turn off memories that trigger cravings in alcohol-addicted rats. MORE  

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The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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