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Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing
You may have heard that moderate alcohol consumption can improve heart health. But there’s a fine line between healthy and hazardous drinking. Here’s what you need to know before you raise a glass.
The stress of adapting to a major life transition like retirement may trigger people to drink more. Here’s what you can do about it.
Drinking alcohol in limted amounts has been shown to have health benefits, but even moderate drinking isn’t without risks to heart health.
Here’s what you need to know about alcohol consumption and osteoporosis.
Do you find yourself browsing the internet at all hours of the day (and night)? When you get a spare moment or two, do you find yourself reaching for your phone or tablet for a quick online fix? If so, you may be suffering from internet addiction. Th...
Opioid addiction is a compulsive behavior that can develop even when you're using pain pills for a medical reason. These are the signs you might be addicted.
How to know what’s normal social behavior and when you might need help.
Drugs like heroin and cocaine affect the pleasure centers in the brain, causing a drug user over time to want that feeling more often, and to need more of the drug in order to achieve the same “high.” Research seems to suggest that some foods, especi...