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01/03/2018 / By Earl Garcia

Pfizer’s flagship smoking cessation drug varenicline, sold under the brand names Chantix in the United States and Champix in Canada and Europe, may

http://www.addiction.news/2018-01-03-dead-is-dead-drug-for-helping-smokers-quit-found-to-increase-risk-of-heart-attack-and-self-harm.html

01/01/2018 / By Lance D Johnson

A record number of pharmaceutical drugs were prescribed this past year in England. The United Kingdom’s National Health System (NHS)

http://www.addiction.news/2018-01-01-more-than-half-of-adults-are-now-on-prescription-drugs.html

12/30/2017 / By Ralph Flores

It’s common knowledge that smoking is bad for the health: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that it

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-30-smokers-who-get-boob-jobs-risk-their-nipples-falling-off-from-lack-of-oxygen.html

12/30/2017 / By Vicki Batts

The list of celebrities in the doghouse continues to grow — and the latest offender is the infamous reality TV

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-30-priority-dr-phil-outed-for-allegedly-providing-drugs-and-alcohol-to-addiction-victims.html

12/27/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes as they’re more commonly known, are usually considered to be safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes. However,

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-27-a-new-gateway-drug-many-high-school-kids-graduate-to-using-cigarettes-after-trying-e-cigarettes.html

12/26/2017 / By Rita Winters

Admit it; you’re on Facebook — if you’re not in it, you know at least someone who is. Platforms such

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-26-social-media-psychologist-reveals-facebooks-manipulation-tactics.html

12/26/2017 / By Zoey Sky

These days, doctors hand out opioids for just about anything. Doctors tout them to be generally safe – due to

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-26-migraine-sufferers-opioids-er-no-proof-they-work.html

12/24/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Virtual reality has a wide variety of uses, ranging from augmenting entertainment experiences to helping pilots train for actual flight.

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-24-education-and-intervention-new-training-lab-uses-virtual-reality.html

12/23/2017 / By Michelle Simmons

A study finds that surgery patients use about a third of the opioid pain relief they receive. This shows that

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-23-study-finds-surgery-patients-use-about-one-third-of-the-opioid-pain-relief-they-receive-illustrating-overprescription.html

12/22/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

If you haven’t been affected by the opioid crisis, you’re in the minority. As drug overdoses killed more people than

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-22-the-opioid-crisis-has-some-legislators-supporting-natural-remedies-some-states-are-authorizing-use-of-acupuncture.html

12/21/2017 / By Tracey Watson

Most of us greet each new day with excitement and joy, happy to be alive and enjoy at least a

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-21-3-ways-to-manage-pain-without-pills.html

12/20/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

There is a lot of finger-pointing going on when it comes to the cause of the opioid epidemic. The pharmaceutical

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-20-no-good-reason-for-the-opioid-epidemic-clinical-trial-showed-no-significant-difference-in-pain-relief-for-treating-arm-or-leg-pain-using-opioids-vs-non-opioids.html

12/18/2017 / By Rita Winters

People may be unaware of being exposed to smoke, and children whose parents do are at risk. A study from Tel

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-18-pay-attention-new-study-suggests-smoking-parents-are-unaware-of-how-often-they-expose-their-kids-to-secondhand-smoke.html

12/17/2017 / By Rita Winters

Over two million people in the U.S. have become dependent on opioid drugs, with approximately 52,000 overdose deaths in 2015.

http://www.addiction.news/2017-12-17-the-hunt-for-opioid-alternatives-researchers-look-to-sensory-blocking-substances-from-the-ocean.html