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Study Finds Near-Bulletproof Quit Smoking Method

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found what they believe could be the most effective quit-smoking method yet. MORE  

Smoking for the Hell of It

By Lisa Kaplan Gordon

My Dad quit smoking, I quit smoking, but then my teenage son came home with smoke on his breath and rekindled my love affair with smokes. MORE  

New Evidence Casts Doubt on E-Cigs as Quit-Smoking Devices

By Bryan Le

A recent study adds evidence to the "no" side of the debate on whether or not vaping can help people quit smoking. MORE  

Candy-Flavored E-Cigs Highly Appealing to Teenagers

By Bryan Le

Thanks to electronic cigarettes, some kids may never smoke a regular cigarette in their lives. But that's not necessarily a good thing. MORE  

San Rafael Puts Nation’s Strictest Anti-Smoking Law Into Effect

By Bryan Le

While more and more public places are limiting or banning smoking altogether, one California town has passed a strict new law that has some residents up in arms. MORE  

Do Smokers Make Worse Parents?

By Bryan Le

A survey finds cash-strapped smokers often cut back on their kids' amenities to save money for cigarettes. MORE  

Man Dons Wire Mask to Quit Smoking

By Bryan Le

A Turkish smoker would rather imprison his head than remain imprisoned by his habit. MORE  

Snapping Turtle Smokes 10 Cigarettes a Day

By Bryan Le

A Chinese chef says he regrets getting his pet hooked on such an expensive habit. MORE  

Woman Quits Smoking by Slapping a Cop

By Bryan Le

A Sacramento smoker is so desperate to quit, she lands herself in jail...on purpose. MORE  

"Social Farting" Ad Takes Aim at Social Smokers

By Bryan Le

Doing something "socially" doesn't make it acceptable, says a new Canadian anti-smoking ad. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison.

7:00am
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

7/31/14 5:30pm
'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

7/31/14 3:30pm
Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

7/31/14 1:00pm

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, 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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