Addiction

Meth Mouth

Few methamphetamine users fit the stereotype of the gaunt, twitchy addict. Some users take the drug in plush offices or lavish houses. Some wear suits

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12-Step Programs

What are 12-step programs? Since 1935 — the year that Alcoholics Anonymous was founded — millions of people have turned to 12-step programs to help

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Alcohol Abuse

What is alcohol abuse? Many people enjoy drinking alcohol in social settings or to relax. But sometimes people may find they’re drinking too much. And

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The Risks of Cigars

As any cigar lover will tell you, cigars and cigarettes are in two different leagues. Cigarettes come with a warning label; cigars come with a

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Pipe Smoking

Albert Einstein once remarked that pipe smoking “contributed to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs.” Whether the observation is true or

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Secondhand Smoke

Most cigarette smokers know the dangers of tobacco. After all, the Surgeon General stamps a warning right on the pack. But what about the people

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