Articles for Tag: "addiction"

Smartphone addiction high among college students 
Smartphone addiction high among college students
A new survey finds that students spend 8-10 hours a day on their phones.
AHA takes a stand on e-cigarettes 
AHA takes a stand on e-cigarettes
The American Heart Association is recommending stricter regulations on electronic cigarettes.
The blurred lines between habit and addiction 
The blurred lines between habit and addiction
When does something become more than a routine and becomes more of a serious problem?
Marriages at risk when one spouse drinks heavily 
Marriages at risk when one spouse drinks heavily
The risk of divorce is higher among couples when one partner drinks more, says a recent study.
Caffeine addiction is real 
Caffeine addiction is real
A new study says physicians and consumers need to wake up to the realities of dependency.
What parents should know about synthetic pot  Featured
What parents should know about synthetic pot
It’s sometimes called “spice,” “K2,” or “blaze.” But a recent surge of deaths in the U.S. due to synthetic marijuana has many parents calling it “deadly.”
Teen prescription drug abuse at all-time high, study finds 
Teen prescription drug abuse at all-time high, study finds
Millions of young people are abusing prescription drugs and many parents don’t realize the dangers. Here’s what you need to know.