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Sugar Not Addictive, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction. MORE  

I Was a Sugar Slut!

By Liz Woods

Sugar has been my drug of choice since childhood, especially frosting. Then I found a way out. MORE  

American Obsession With Bacon Can Lead To Serious Health Risks

By John Lavitt

Though not exactly an addiction, our love of all things bacon can lead to increased health problems like cancer and cardiovascular disease. MORE  

Phoenix Suns Player Admits to Skittles Addiction

By Victoria Kim

On six or seven packs a day, Michael Beasley joins a roster of sugar-addicted pro-athletes. MORE  

I Want Candy

By Laura Barcella

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 18, 2012

By Reina Berger

Early substance use linked to underachieving, young people find smoking too expensive, and Tyra Banks pledges to fight eating disorders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 4, 2012

By Bryan Le

Colombia's FARC releases hostages, NYPD "made hundreds of unlawful marijuana arrests," and alcohol makes you feel pretty. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 8, 2012

By Bryan Le

South Dakota rejects welfare drug testing, Cirque Lodge rehab isn't treating Demi Moore, and whiskey byproducts generate green power. MORE  

Should Sugar be Treated Like Stoli?

By Jason Gotlieb

University of California researchers call for sugar to be regulated and taxed in a similar way to alcohol and tobacco. MORE  

Woman Ripped Off by Crack Dealer Calls Cops

By Luke Walker

Being sold sugar instead of crack gets one user angry enough to make a big mistake. MORE  

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