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Study Shows That Some Brains Are More Wired Towards Sex

By Bryan Le

Researchers used EEG scans to determine that some people are more sensitive to sexually explicit images, though that doesn't mean they're addicted to sex. MORE  

Pot Could Affect Development of Teenage Brain

By Bryan Le

Using pot during a time when the brain is shaping itself in preparation for adult life could be detrimental, researchers say. MORE  

Stroke Cures Coke Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

Scientists say the extraordinary case of a stroke ending a 20-year cocaine addiction could unravel some of the mysteries of the brain. MORE  

Can a New Simple Test Predict Alcoholism?

By Chrisanne Grise

Scientists have developed a simple Pavlovian test that may identify alcoholic predisposition in the brain. MORE  

Drunk Brains Forget Facts But Not Feelings

By May Wilkerson

Alcohol may cause you to forget experiences—but not emotions—according to a new study. MORE  

Bath Salts May Be as Addictive as Cocaine

By Valerie Tejeda

New research supports the recent US ban, revealing the designer drug's addictive potential. MORE  

Addiction: It's Hiding Right Over Your Nose

By May Wilkerson

Science gets closer to explaining how some of our brains are hard-wired for addiction. MORE  

Brains on Cocaine "Age Faster"

By McCarton Ackerman

Cocaine use causes premature memory loss and mental decline, say scientists. MORE  

Men and Women Respond Differently to Cocaine

By Valerie Tejeda

A new study reports that cocaine acts differently in the brains of different genders. The findings may spur scientists to develop more targeted treatments for addiction. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Miss Russia Rushes into Rehab, A New Debate over Sex Addiction, and Magic Mushrooms Make a Comeback—as Treatment. MORE  

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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth.

7/25/14 7:30pm
New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse.

7/25/14 5:30pm
World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal.

7/25/14 3:30pm
Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia.

7/25/14 1:00pm
Number of Drug Users In United Kingdom Jumps To 2.7 Million

A new survey has revealed a significant rise in the use of various illicit drugs despite an overall drop in recent years.

7/25/14 10:30am

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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