It really is never too late to quit smoking. A new study reveals that older women who quit smoking reduce their risk of heart disease, regardless of whether they had diabetes.
Besides helping people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder concentrate, new research reveals that Ritalin may also help treat addiction in people who use cocaine.
A 41-year-old man from Ohio was found naked, bloody and screaming on the grounds of a Michigan school after police say he tore off parts of his penis while high on magic mushrooms.
If you're having problems falling asleep, doctors say you should lay off the bottle.
The research may be apply to fields as diverse as malaria treatment and health problems in humans.
New York City is attempting to do more to combat prescription painkiller abuse in light of new data that has found that prescription painkiller deaths have skyrocketed over the course of just six years.
Drug addiction is a notoriously difficult problem to fix.
Former meth addict Shanna White has become a Facebook sensation after she shared side-by-side, before and after photographs showing herself during her addiction and after recovery.
Former model Hang Mioku was so addicted to plastic surgery that when doctors refused to give her any more silicone, she took matters into her own hands and injected cooking oil into her face.
If the vaccine proves successful in human trials, it could provide relief for the estimated 10 million who are addicted to heroin today.
A 47-year-old man has revealed that he is addicted to eating bugs. David Gracer said that he has consumed over 5,000 insect species in the past 11 years.
Authorities are asking for help from the public in order to identify a woman who impersonated a nurse in order to steal pain medication.
An increasing number of people are casting cigarettes aside and turning to hookah, but researchers are warning people that the Middle Eastern water pipe shouldn't been viewed as a safer alternative to cigarettes.
The federal health care overhaul will make 133,000 Arizonans with drug and alcohol addictions newly eligible for insurance next year, putting added pressure on substance abuse treatment providers.
The taste of beer, without any effect from alcohol itself, is enough to set off the brain's pleasure system, according to a new small study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.