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Many obese individuals at one time or another consider bariatric surgery. Gastric bypass surgery, which reduces the size of the stomach, causes huge weight loss in p...
May 11, 2011
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News that former House speaker “Newt” Gingrich has decided to make a run for the presidency got us curious about his views on drugs. We discovered that his recor...
May 11, 2011
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A jury put an end to Dr. Paul Volkman’s pill mill empire in Ohio, convicting him of causing the death of four patients who overdosed on illegally prescribed oxyco...
May 11, 2011
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A bewildered driver in North Carolina was cleared of narcotics charges yesterday, after the arresting officers concluded that the 91 pounds of contraband in his c...
May 11, 2011
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Britain is one of the planet’s biggest boozing nations, with annual consumption of alcohol per Brit now at almost nine liters, more than double the rate 50 years...
May 11, 2011
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Tags:  opioids cocaine withdrawal Primary Section:  Ask an Expert Featured Image:  Dek:  Board certified Psychiatrist, rec...
May 11, 2011
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Sometimes addiction counselors don’t seem to have any kind of feel for addiction in the real world; for what it’s really like out there where the rubber meets the...
May 11, 2011
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Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy, 44, who admits he has been to rehab at least 6 times for alcohol addiction, says he has chosen not to run for Co...
May 10, 2011
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Last week’s raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan turned up more than hard drives chockful of jihadi schemes. The U.S. Navy Seal commandos also checked o...
May 10, 2011
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If you want to discourage a state from pursuing medical marijuana, nothing fits the bill like a high-profile neighborhood raid by the Drug Enforcement Administra...
May 10, 2011
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