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1 in 5 Americans suffers from these disorders 
1 in 5 Americans suffers from these disorders
These two problems are more common than you may think.
An alarming connection between tanning and alcoholism  Featured
An alarming connection between tanning and alcoholism
People who frequently tan might have something else to worry about besides the risk of skin cancer.
Childhood trauma could lead to adult hypertension 
Childhood trauma could lead to adult hypertension
Child abuse victims may be at greater risk for high blood pressure as adults.
Alcohol abuse on the rise among seniors, study says 
Alcohol abuse on the rise among seniors, study says
New research looks at the connection between addiction rates among older adults.
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise 
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise
A new report finds the number of hospital visits related to sleep medications is spiking.
What Robin Williams’ death can teach us 
What Robin Williams’ death can teach us
News of the beloved comedian’s sudden passing shocked the nation, opening the door for discussion on depression, substance abuse and suicide.
Heroin users trending older, white, suburban 
Heroin users trending older, white, suburban
Research shows many turn to heroin as a less expensive, more accessible alternative to prescription painkillers.