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How Does Smoking Affect the World?

The effects of cigarette smoking include a shortened life expectancy due to smoking-related illness and economic costs due to lost productivity.

Anxiety Disorders Can Prompt Alcoholic Relapse

Research indicates that two of the most common anxiety disorders found among alcoholics – social phobia and panic disorder – are more strongly associated with alcohol relapse than other anxiety disorders.

What to Do in Case of Drug Overdose

It has been seen that drug overdoses have increased the rate of deaths either accidentally or intentionally. Poisoning is another category which has been a great cause for accidental overdoses by prescription drugs, solid or liquid drugs, illicit drugs etc. The greatest targets of this are mainly th

The Best Ways to Research Addiction Treatment Facilities

This above theory found itself in a brighter spotlight following Columbia University's five-year study conducted for its National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse Program. The study, Addiction Medicine: Closing the Gap Between Science and Practice revealed vital information for both pati

Measures Being Taken to Increase Smoking Cessation Among the Citizens

Many measures are being implemented in quit smoking campaigns by numerous governmental bodies as health departments, local authorities and other non governmental organizations. This has being compelled due to the increased number of smokers and death from the associated ailments.

For a Drug Addict, the Clock is Always Ticking

Ask any family member of someone who has succumbed to addiction. Ask any one of the hundreds of thousands who die every year from addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs and nicotine. Probably 90% of those who die from drug abuse and addiction each year in the U.S. know there is something wrong lon

Don't Want a Cigarette: Help Quit Smoking Is Here!

If you don't want a cigarette: help quit smoking is what you need. Many people are tired of smoking and do not want to continue it. But their addiction drives them to continue to buy cigarettes...

Quit Smoking For Good Ch 1 - An Introduction to Smoking Cessation

You've done it! By deciding to read this article, you have taken a huge step toward breaking your addiction to cigarettes, and are on the way to a nicotine-free life. Maybe you've tried quitting before, only to return to smoking cigarettes after a few days, weeks, or even months of being s

African Bush

Definition of the drug slang term 'African Bush' from the Alcoholism / Substance Abuse glossary of drug street terms.