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Mar 14, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Going cold turkey may not sound very appetizing to long-time smokers, but it works.
Nov 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
What separates the run-of-the-mill impulse buyer from the compulsive shopper?
Jul 14, 2015 07:18 AM ET
LSD is a psychedelic drug that was popularized in the 1960’s. What are the effects, and is it really dangerous?
Jul 7, 2015 03:40 PM ET // AFP
The most common companion substances for heroin were alcohol, cocaine and marijuana, a decade-long study found.
Jun 23, 2015 01:04 PM ET
Khat is a narcotic found in the leaves of the Khat shrub. Though its use dates back centuries, the drug has spread over the last few decades and is wreaking havoc on the country of Yemen.
Feb 13, 2015 09:48 AM ET
E-cigarettes are everywhere, it seems. But how bad -- or good -- are they for you? There are precious few studies on them, but that paucity hasn't stopped them from taking hold in the market.
Nov 21, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
About a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are not alcoholics, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jan 7, 2016 11:30 AM ET // Discovery News
Sure, a spoonful helps the medicine go down, but what else can it do?
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