Addictions

A Single Alcoholic Beverage Daily May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A Single Alcoholic Beverage Daily May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Human existence is characterized by behaviour patterns—what people do to meet their biological, psychological, and social needs. These patterns may include certain ways of preparing and consuming food, physical inactivity, and the development of dependence on tobacco products, alcohol, and drugs. Many of these patterns have an impact on cancer, as well as on other diseases. Adopting a healthy...

Cause of Nicotine Addiction: Same Enzymatic Change Shown in Cocaine and Heroin

Cause of Nicotine Addiction: Same Enzymatic Change Shown in Cocaine And Heroin Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of death and illness among Americans. Every year, roughly 430,000 Americans die from illnesses caused by tobacco use, accounting for one fifth of all deaths. Tobacco use costs the nation about $100 billion each year in direct medical expense and lost productivity. Almost everyone knows that smoking causes cancer, emphysema, and heart disease; that it...

Prescription Only Medicine(POM) / Legend Drugs / Rx-Only Drugs /Prescription Drugs-Abuse Still High

Prescription Only Medicine(Pom) / Legend Drugs / Rx-Only Drugs /Prescription Dru When prescription drugs are taken the right way, they are safe and there is little chance of addiction. Drug abuse is the use of illicit drugs or the abuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are indicated or in a manner or in quantities other than directed. However, prescription drugs can be dangerous if they are abused (for example, taking too...

Analogous of Psychoactive Plant Drug Cannabis / Marijuana Might be Used for Stomach & Colon Ache

Analogous of Psychoactive Plant Drug Cannabis / Marijuana Might be Used for Stom The psychoactive drug cannabis is known by many nicknames (some pertaining to certain preparations.) It is produced from parts of the Cannabis sativa plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant (as well as the less psychoactive remains of the plant, and its highly psychoactive resin.) It is estimated that cannabis is used by four per cent of the world's adult...

New Paperback ‘How to STOP SMOKING FOR GOOD in 5 Days’

New Paperback ‘How to STOP SMOKING FOR GOOD in 5 Days’ Winnipeg, Canada November 08, 2006. If you’re among the 70% of smokers who would love to quit smoking, if only you knew how, the new paperback, “How to STOP SMOKING FOR GOOD in 5 Days”, could be just the answer. Whether you are an occasional smoker, or your idea of a smoke-break is when you don’t have one hanging off your bottom lip, if you use tobacco and want to stop, this book can show you the...