Even low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can increase the risk for atrial fibrillation and other heart-related problems. Here’s what to know.
A fine line exists between the benefits and harms of prescription opioids, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine. Here’s what to know.
Light to moderate drinking—such as a glass of wine with dinner—can be beneficial to your health.
Alcohol affects us differently as we get older. It takes longer for alcohol to metabolize, so it remains in the body longer.
Heavy alcohol consumption, especially binge drinking, takes a toll on memory function. In a study published in Epidemiology, midlife binge drinking more than tripled the risk of developing dementia in later life.
Those who end their days with a nightcap can instead use this technique for better sleep.
Learn how the chemical dopamine - which floods the system both during addiction and when you experience pain - changes your mood and behavior.
You may have seen this week on your FaceBook feed a TED Talk by author Johann Hari, provocatively titled, Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong. You also may have come across his Huffington Post article, The Likely Cause of Addiction ...
These five principles for treating pain and addiction in the same person provide a good foundation for recovery.