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Ibogaine: Miracle Cure or Dangerous Botanical?

We all know healthcare providers and researchers are desperate to find solutions to the opioid crisis, but are they overlooking a possible cure? Th...

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Cocaine Addiction: Have Scientists Finally Found a Cure?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports an estimated 1.5 million Americans use cocaine. In 2015, our nation saw more than 6,700 cocaine-relate...

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New Drug Testing Technology Makes Urine Samples a Thing of the Past

Breathe on this. Spit on that. Provide a urine sample. You know the drill. The methods of drug testing are relatively common and well-known. From b...

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Study: Medical Marijuana Cuts Use of Prescription Drugs

A recent study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine revealed medical marijuana users take fewer other medicines—such ...

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Could This Inexpensive Medication Reduce Your Withdrawal Symptoms?

Withdrawal. It’s a huge hurdle on the path to recovery. Those struggling to leave opioids behind know they’ll eventually have to face the intimidat...

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You Might Want to Cut Back on the Energy Drinks. Here’s Why…

Years ago, I spent an entire summer behind a small desk in an upstairs room at my dad’s house, studying for the Bar Exam. Cramming 18 different leg...

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Curing Alcoholism: We’re Finally Putting MDMA to the Test

It seems ironic that one of the first drugs I used on my way to full-blown addiction is now being used in a study to cure alcoholism. Last week, UK...

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Women More Likely to Get Hooked on Cocaine—But Why?

Women are generally more vulnerable to cocaine addiction than men, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications. They...

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Addiction and Your Hormones: Pointing the Finger at Estrogen

Could a hormone imbalance be to blame for your chemical dependency? The answer might surprise you. If you’re a woman, chances are you’re familiar w...

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Buzzkill: Mary Jane’s Not as Relaxing as You Think

Mellow. This is the word many people associate with marijuana. Take a few tokes and you’ll feel relaxed. As it takes effect, your stress just melts...

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