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'Magic Mushrooms' Show High Success Rate for Smoking Cessation

By Victoria Kim

Though a small study, researchers found that taking psilocybin can have a positive effect on quitting smoking. MORE  

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  

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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