Overcoming Gambling AddictionIt is estimated that two million adults in the United States are considered pathological gamblers, meaning they are addicted to gambling. Another four to six million people are considered problem gamb...May 18, 2013
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More babies being born addicted to prescription drugsAt East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville, nurses and doctors are scrambling to deal with a problem that is quickly becoming an epidemic: babies who are born addicted to prescription drugs.
T...May 19, 2013
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Noncompliance and the paranoid style.
[Originally published June 27, 2007]
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