Tag Archives: Addiction

Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction, policy

Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more troubling, according to one expert. Harvard health economist Meredith Rosenthal said drug companies also pitch their wares directly to doctors through an array of tactics, including face-to-face marketing,… Read More »

4 Steps To Beating Alcohol Addiction

The four steps to beating alcoholism are admitting you have a problem, going to a 12-step meeting, deciding to stop drinking, and eventually remaining sober for a long time. Drinking is hazardous to your liver, causing cirrhosis if you drink too much. Binge drinking can alter our DNA, in a long-lasting manner. https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2019/01/30/study-reveals-what-binge-drinking-could-be-doing-to-your-dna/#14b56d985d7a. Some people… Read More »

Mobile Phone Addiction Revisited

We hear much about technology addiction, and in fact, we’ve written about it several times in the past.  Why bring it up again? Because it’s altogether likely that in 10 or 20 years, there won’t be any discussion at all on the subject because all of us will be so connected to our devices that… Read More »