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“Addiction”

Apr 22, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Often misunderstood, alcoholism is a very serious issue all across the globe. Trace explains what it means to be an addict, and why the issue has a strong root in the brain.
Apr 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Was Kurt Cobain’s profession as a musician a risk factor?
Feb 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered dead on Sunday with a needle in his arm, the apparent heroin overdose underscored the new dangers of the drug.
Nov 18, 2013 07:01 AM ET
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's done it; Whitney Houston did it; and millions more have tried it or are addicted to it. Just how bad is crack for you anyway?
Sep 5, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The country's first internet rehab program is open, although psychiatrists haven't agreed the issue is a disorder. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 05:41 AM ET
Can sex addiction really be placed into the same category as drug and alcohol addiction? Is it really a debilitating disease, or are these people just really into sex? Laci Green explains the conundrum facing psychologists.
Feb 12, 2013 05:30 AM ET // AFP
A New Zealand woman's 10-litre (2.2 gallon) a day Coca-Cola habit was a major factor in her death.
Oct 9, 2012 03:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Some doctors are prescribing medications to kids who are simply struggling in school.
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