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New Study May Open Doors to Breaking the Link Between ADHD and Addiction

By Allison McCabe

Researchers hope that more effective treatments catering to one’s specific genetic makeup will emerge in the future. MORE  

Faulty Gene Could Be Responsible For Alcohol Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Though more research needs to be done, the discovery could have a major impact on alcohol recovery. MORE  

University of New Haven Developing New Testing for Marijuana

By Shawn Dwyer

University professor Heather Miller Coyle plans to develop a new DNA profiling and sequencing method to detect nasty microscopic contaminants. 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  

LSD Turns 70 Today

By Bryan Le

Since its accidental discovery in 1943, the psychedelic drug has made quite a mark. MORE  

Can DNA Sequencing Help Treat Addiction?

By Valerie Tejeda

A researcher says patients' DNA data could soon be used to develop customized treatment. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade

The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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