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Why women who don’t drink can still get cirrhosis and other types of liver disease. Our expert explains.
While self-isolation due to coronavirus can cause added stress for those in addiction recovery, there are ways to manage the added stress.
Here’s everything you need to know about naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug.
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Clinical hypnosis is commonly used in medical care — but it’s nothing like stage hypnosis. It’s a set of techniques that’s sometimes used to help people reduce chronic pain, quit smoking and overcome phobias. Learn more from a licensed hypnotherapist.
Research is emerging about how our social media behaviors could be measured against standards for addiction. A behavioral health specialist explains.
There are nuances in the meanings of addiction and dependence, but many in the medical community use the terms interchangeably. Find out the latest thinking of substance abuse .
When it comes to tobacco, smokeless doesn’t mean harmless. Learn the health dangers of dip, and the benefits of quitting, in this interactive graphic.
Whether surgeons are delivering a baby or removing gallstones, anesthesiologists are finding new ways to reduce the risk of opioid dependence after elective surgery. Here’s how.
Some babies are born addicted to heroin or other street drugs. But about one-third are born to middle-class women who have become addicted to prescription medications for chronic back pain, depression and other issues. Learn about neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and how it’s managed.