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Will a Cocaine Vaccine Keep Addicts from Using?

By John Lavitt

Human testing to begin for a new vaccine designed to trigger the immune system to create antibodies against cocaine MORE  

Inside the Addiction Drug Pipeline

By Raphael Rosen

Over the next decade, new treatments are likely to include "cocktails" of two or three old drugs and possibly a treatment vaccine. Why is the drug pipeline for this major public health problem stuck at a trickle?  MORE  

How Bad Is Antabuse?

By Jeff Forester

When you don't trust yourself to stay away from a drink, you can take a pill to make drinking unbearable. But it comes at a price. MORE  

Why Isn't There A Medical Cure for Addiction?

By David Linden

Antabuse, Revia, Wellbutrin, Chantix: Many prescription drugs have been hailed as magic bullets against various addictions. But despite some progress, few have lived up to the hype. In an excerpt from his acclaimed new book, a leading scientist explains why. MORE  

Male Birth-Control Pill Must be Made Booze Friendly

By Kenneth Garger

A promising male contraceptive pill blocks sperm production but will be unmarketable unless it can be made safe for happy hour. MORE  

Extract of Kudzu Vine May Curb Drinking

By Dirk Hanson

The former Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) believes it might replace Antabuse. MORE  

How to Break Out of a Binge

By Sally Chew

Are you stuck in a vicious cycle you can't escape? Here's how to wean yourself away from the bottle before your last call. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Talks About Jerry Garcia’s Addiction

The singer-guitarist spoke with HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri about the music icon’s struggle with his addiction and his health.

4/24/14 7:30pm
Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

4/24/14 5:30pm
Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

4/24/14 3:30pm
DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

4/24/14 1:00pm
LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

4/24/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Taming of the Shrewd

People in 12-step communities refer to outsiders as "normies." I dated one. It didn't go so well, but I'm all the stronger for it.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

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."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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