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Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Kids Battle Eating Disorders Ever-Younger

By Chrisanne Grise

An astonishing 80% of 10-year-old girls have already dieted at least once, reveals new research. MORE  

A Million UK Workers Test Positive for Drugs

By Valerie Tejeda

Screenings show one in 30 employees uses illegal drugs while working—up 50% since 2007. MORE  

Unwanted Infertility "Doubles Risk" of Substance Abuse

By May Wilkerson

Women who get fertility treatment but can't conceive are twice as likely to be hospitalized for substance abuse, a study finds. MORE  

Social Drinking "Raises Smile Frequency"

By Valerie Tejeda

Group drinking increases the likelihood of multiple co-occurring smiles—AKA "golden moments"—researchers say. MORE  

Violent Sleep Disorder Linked to Smoking

By McCarton Ackerman

A rare disorder that causes you to lash out while sleeping might be yet another reason to kick the habit—not your bedmate. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 26, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Peru hosts 60-nation drug conference with its cocaine trade in the spotlight, East Harlem celebrates drug gang defeat, and Charlie Sheen doesn't believe in rehab. MORE  

"Sexual Fluidity" Linked to Substance Abuse

By May Wilkerson

A study shows bisexual and questioning students are more likely to drink heavily than their straight or gay peers. MORE  

A Quarter of US Suicide Victims Are Drunk

By Valerie Tejeda

Rates of intoxicated suicide are highest among younger men, veterans and Native Americans. MORE  

Binge Drinking Hikes Sexual Assault Risk

By May Wilkerson

Female college freshman are 33% more likely to become victims if they binge drink, say researchers. MORE  

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Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones.

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Dave Navarro Speaks Out on “Compassion” and Addiction

The Jane's Addiction guitarist talked about his struggle with heroin addiction as part of a HuffPost Live segment hosted by Ricky Camilleri.

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Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business.

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After four years of thinking about asking someone to sponsor me, someone finally asked to be my sponsor. But I'm not sure it was a good decision... for either of us.

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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.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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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."

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