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Word of the Day: Addiction

September 09, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Addiction is defined as “A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use—despite serious, even devastating consequences—and by long-lasting chemical changes in the brain.” When a person is addicted to a drug, finding and using that drug becomes the most important thi Read More »

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The Different Angles of Addiction

September 07, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You may think you know what addiction is—lots of people have many different opinions about addiction and different ways of defining it. Here are some myths you may have heard: Read More »

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R.I.P Amy Winehouse

August 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

While we are still not sure exactly what killed Amy Winehouse, many people are speculating that it had something to do with her admitted drug and alcohol abuse. Read More »

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Betty Ford: Shining a Light on Addiction

August 10, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You might have heard the news that former first lady Betty Ford recently died at the age of 93. Many of you reading this might never have heard of Betty Ford; after all, she became First Lady way back in 1974. Read More »

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Back to "Rehab" for Amy Winehouse?

July 06, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Many of you probably heard that the European tour just launched by the talented Amy Winehouse has been canceled after fans watched the diva stumble under the lights in Serbia. Read More »

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