The Pros and Cons of E-Cigarettes

Here's what you need to know about the pros and cons of vaping.


The Rise of U.S. Inmates Overdosing on Heroin

As contraban heroin continues to get smuggled into U.S. jail cells, the prison system is not prepared to tackle the problem.


Cannabis Users Especially Susceptible to Developing False Memories

A recent study out of the University of Barcelona looked at the effect of cannabis use on memory distortions.


Weight Loss Surgery (Gastric Bypass) May Lead to Alcohol Abuse

Growing evidence claims that this popular weight loss surgery increases one's chances of alcohol abuse.


Having 'The Spins' in Alcohol Addiction

Have you ever gotten so drunk that the room started to rotate around you? This surreal condition is known as "the spins."


The Dangers of Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol

Drinking alcohol and energy drinks could cause you to drink much longer in duration than you normally would, which could introduce tragic repercussions.


Bath Salts: An Overview

Bath salts can become easily addictive, and it can be difficult for anyone to overcome the addiction without outside and professional help.


New Drug to Erase Drug-Associated Memories

Clinical tests on animals show that a single injection of the drug Blebbistatin has promising results in erasing the brain's memories of drug use and response.


Hypertension Medication Finds New Use in Treating Opioid Addiction

Researchers found that Buprenorphine, when combined with the drug Clonidine, shows promising results in reducing cravings, even after the withdrawal period.


New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors

In April 2015, flakka exploded in the media after causing erratic and delusional behavior.



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