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More Retired Women Are Being Treated for Alcoholism

By Victoria Kim

Over the past five years, there has been a substantial rise in older women recovering from alcohol abuse. MORE  

Two Bipolar Chicks

By McCarton Ackerman

Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose talk mental illness, drug addiction and their new book. MORE  

She Was Asking For It

By Paul Gaita

Campus rape and the media's "Blame The Victim" movement. MORE  

PTSD and Food Addiction Go Hand-in-Hand for Women

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found the stronger the PTSD, the more likely a woman will suffer from eating addiction. MORE  

Ohio Launches Drug Court For Women

By McCarton Ackerman

After noticing the high rate of female repeat offenders, Judge Gregory Singer has decided to create a drug court that specifically addresses the issues of women addicts. MORE  

Nicotine Addiction Discriminates Between Men and Women

By Bryan Le

Women are hit harder and hooked deeper by nicotine, a difference researchers say is often unrecognized. MORE  

Studies Show Women Using Crystal Meth for Weight Loss

By Paul Gaita

A solid minority of women abusers, particularly in Australia, have reported initially taking meth in order to lose weight, only to fall victim to its addictive properties. MORE  

The 50-Day Boytox

By Melissa Petro

When I hit crisis point as a sober sex addict, I had to detox from all the men in my life and work on my sex inventory. It was hard, but it was worth it. MORE  

Photographer Captures Addicted Mothers and Babies

By Bryan Le

The Wall Street Journal documents patients at a new clinic for opiate-addicted mothers and newborns. MORE  

More Women Dying From Rx Drug Overdoses

By Chrisanne Grise

Painkiller deaths rise 400% among women. The CDC is calls it a public health epidemic. MORE  

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