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How scientists could help people quit smoking by targeting ‘disgust’ receptors | CTV...

TORONTO -- New research has pinpointed brain cells responsible for nicotine aversion, which scientists hope will develop ways to help people quit smoking. Scientists have...

After son’s death, a mission to stop ‘stigma’ of drug addiction

CLOSE Their son died of a heroin overdose. Now, they're trying to stop the stigma surrounding drug addiction. WochitBuy PhotoSteve Salomone wears his son's...

Heart disease rates halve in a decade as statins and stop-smoking campaigns reap huge...

Heart disease is caused by a reduction in blood supply to the heart muscle when arteries become blocked up by a build-up of fatty...

HSE to pay for Vicky Phelan’s drug treatment

Vicky Phelan has revealed that the HSE is going to pay for her drug treatment.Speaking on the Ray D'Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1,...

Obituary for mom who battled drug addiction goes viral

Opioid addiction crisis spurs brutal candor in obituariesWeb exclusive: Bryan Llenas speaks with families sharing stories of addictionA family’s open and honest obituary for...

How to Quit Vaping: This New Texting-Based Program Can Help You Start | SELF

If you've ever tried to quit vaping and failed—or just thought about it, but weren't sure where to start—you're not alone. Last year, the...

Mom: Son’s promising football future cut short by drug addiction

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Derek Hatcher dreamed of playing professional football. He was well on his way to being a real contender. He earned the...

Women’s Hormones Play Role in Drug Addiction and Higher Relapse Rates – Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study reports the female hormone cycle may explain why women are more prone to addiction and affected by triggers that lead...

‘Ben Is Back’ Writer-Director Peter Hedges on Why the Drug Addiction Drama Hits Close...

This story about Peter Hedges and “Ben Is Back” first appeared in the Actors/Directors/Screenwriters issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. In “Ben Is Back,” writer-director Peter Hedges tells...

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