Science Says: Addiction Is a Chronic Disease, Not a Moral Failing

Understanding the brain’s role in addiction can help break the stigma surrounding the illness — and encourage individuals to seek help. Addiction is a serious...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

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Warning Signs of Eating Disorders and Proven Treatments to Help

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‘True Blood’ Actor’s Death Spotlights Danger of Alcohol Withdrawal

Cutting out alcohol without medical guidance can be dangerous for chronic drinkers, as shown by the death of Nelsan Ellis. Learn more about safe...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

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Parents, Perk Up to the Dangers of Caffeine for Teens

Beverages intended to bring a buzz can have unintended consequences, as a teen’s recent caffeine-related death shows. For caffeine consumers and teetotalers alike, the news...

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Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

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