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Researchers Discover a Gamblers’ Brain Resembles a Drug Addict’s Brain

Think gambling addiction is totally different from drug addiction? Think again. Turns out the same brain circuits that drive drug addiction have been shown in compulsive gamblers, research reveals. In a recent study, scientists identified two brain areas that were highly active in gamblers when they felt the urge to make a bet or spin . . . . Continue Reading


Pfizer Sued for Causing Addiction

It is not that out of the ordinary that Big Pharma is sued by people who suffer from side effects caused by their drugs. These kinds of cases you hear about all the time. You probably see a commercial for a drug, then weeks later see a commercial for a lawyer on a crusade against . . . . Continue Reading


New Drug to Treat Marijuana Addiction?

Many people still question whether or not marijuana addiction is a real problem. Some people with a substance abuse problem with marijuana are falsely under the impression that going to a drug treatment program such as rehab, you have to be using so-called hard drugs, like opiates (painkillers, heroin), cocaine, crack, or other such drugs. . . . . Continue Reading


Women and Online Gambling Addiction

Instead of going out drinking, women are coming home from work and curling up with their laptop or tablet. Many are in demanding careers and are looking for an escape at the end of the day while remaining in control, which is why they are turning to online gambling rather than drinking or taking drugs. . . . . Continue Reading


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