How I Was Seduced By Cigarettes, And What Set Me Free
To understand its seductive powers, think of a cigarette as your lover who comes up behind you and massages your shoulders, or gives you a warm hug. And at the same time, as an idealized cup of espresso that goes off like a symphony in your mouth.
Citing Addiction Fears, Group Asks FDA To Revoke Painkiller Approval
In an unusual move, a coalition of activists and physicians, concerned about the problem of prescription pain-reliever abuse, yesterday asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to revoke its approval of a new type of opioid called Zohydro. The medication is expected to be on the market soon.
Addiction, Once Again In The News, Affects Us All
Every day in the United States, 105 people die as a result of a drug overdose and another 6,748 are treated in emergency rooms across the country for the misuse or abuse of drugs. Addiction to opioids like oxycodone and heroin can happen quickly and end catastrophically.