From needle exchanges to the latest “wet houses” for alcoholics, studies show “harm reduction” can help kick a habit
As part of Twelve-Step programs, they act as support, friend, mentor, and advisor—but they’re also former addicts and shouldn’t be treated as experts
Experts still don’t have all the answers, but they have a better appreciation for how to help young victims confront their abuse experience
There are ways to prevent loved ones from becoming victims of an overdose. Here are three.
As legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado, researchers have discovered a natural hormone that can block the drug’s high.
Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications arising from a tonsillectomy, raising new questions about how we define brain death, and whether it’s time to revise our understanding of when brains can …
Using electroshock therapy, scientists say it may be possible to get rid of specific emotional memories.
The DIY way to moderate your drinking
Fighting spirit, grit, heart: researchers say that they may all be within our reach with just a zap of electricity to a specific spot in the brain.
The latest imaging data reveals gender-based differences in the way brain networks are connected.
Feeling good about our actions — not guilt or pity— motivates giving, according to the latest research.