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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

By McCarton Ackerman

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations. MORE  

San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

By Shawn Dwyer

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself. 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  

Anti-Smoking Drug Could Help You Cut Back on Booze

By May Wilkerson

The anti-smoking drug varenicline has a major side-effect: more moderate boozing. MORE  

The Latest Science on Addiction and Treatment

By Walter Armstrong

Ever wonder why alcoholism seems to run in families? A sibling-brain study just discovered why. MORE  

Chantix Link to Heart Problems Confirmed

By Dirk Hanson

Major new study puts future of popular anti-craving drug in doubt. MORE  

Why Doctors Are Denying Addicts the Medicines They Need

By Dirk Hanson

Experts slam treatment centers for withholding anti-craving pills from patients. MORE  

State Subsidies for Smokers?

By Dirk Hanson

In 2006, Massachusetts began paying for stop-smoking treatments--and admissions for heart attacks fell by a staggering 46%. Now Ontario wants to do the same thing. MORE  

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