By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 24, 2013 09:16 AM EDT
Meredith Phillips unveiled in today's People magazine that she is a recovering alcoholic and was sometimes drunk while taping the hit show.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 22, 2013 12:04 PM EDT
A new study identifies a potential remedy for cocaine addiction, already approved for use in humans, which could expedite clinical trials.
By Evan Winchester | May 14, 2013 08:22 PM EDT
Her addiction costs over $4,500 annually, but she isn't the only one who continuously drinks the diet beverage.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 10, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
After primate trials, researchers hope that the vaccine will be successful in people as well.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 09, 2013 11:18 AM EDT
Critics say the controversial retailer is sending the wrong message to teens and young adults by selling shot glasses that look like pill bottles and flasks with prescription labels.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 03, 2013 02:24 PM EDT
4 famous success stories from the celebrity clinic.
By Evan Winchester | Apr 22, 2013 02:41 PM EDT
Compulsive eating is similar to substance addiction and behavioral addiction, but also differs in key respects. The framework we use for thinking about compulsive eating affects approaches for treatment and scientific study.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 22, 2013 06:51 PM EDT
A British woman with selective eating disorder has eaten over 13,000 baked potatoes- any other foods give her panic attacks.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 15, 2013 04:59 PM EDT
Research has discovered a brain mechanism that’s activated by cocaine use – changing it could help cocaine addiction treatment.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 01, 2013 05:36 PM EST
A mother’s junk food habit can predispose her children to junk food addiction.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 28, 2013 06:42 PM EST
A new experimental vaccine that aims to cure alcoholism will give anyone an instant and head-splitting hangover after just one sip of booze.
By Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 02:32 PM EST
Alcohol and drugs have long been known to affect sex.
By Makini Brice | Jan 11, 2013 02:29 PM EST
A gene linked to ADHD and addiction may be responsible for helping people live to the age of 100 and longer.
By Makini Brice | Jan 07, 2013 02:05 PM EST
In an effort to reverse the tide of cocaine epidemic, Sao Paolo, Brazil's most populous state, will be forcing addicts into treatment.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 20, 2012 08:41 AM EST
A UK woman died after injecting herself with heroin contaminated with anthrax.