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Trouble With Smoking

Smoking is addictive and has been with us for centuries. As always, quitting this particular habit is very tough. The reason for smoking being bad for ones health is the nicotine found in every cigarette worldwide....More...

May 24

Recovery Thought of the Day for May 24....More...

Quit Smoking Permanently

Although smoking is known to be extremely unhealthy, many smokers who decide to quit have an extremely hard time. There are a lot of methods to use, so don't give up if you fail at first. Keep trying until you overcome this nasty habit. You are harming not only yourself, but anyone you come in ...More...

December 17

Recovery thought of the day for December 17 from the About.com Alcoholism / Substance Abuse site....More...

Drug Addiction And Withdrawal Symptoms

An addict is a person who has an uncontrollable compulsion to repeat a behavior regardless of its negative consequence. There are many drugs that can lead to a condition recognized as addiction. The common symptoms are a craving for more of the drug, increased psychological tolerance to exposure, an...More...

The Benefits of Alcohol Rehab Centers

Alcoholism is an ailment that is difficult to understand for most people, particularly those who do not suffer from it. Most addicts live in a world of fright and embarrassment when it comes to acknowledging that they have a problem. When a struggling alcoholic finally starts to realize the negative...More...

E-cigarette Social Networking- A Way To Social Harmony

Millions of people die because of smoking and related diseases every year. Today the technology has invented a new electronic device that helps quit tobacco smoking. This magical stick is found to be very effective on tobacco smokers to curb this habit....More...

Can You Really Quit Smoking With Nicotine Patches?

There are all sorts of different remedies and theories on how to quit smoking, but one of the most popular and most used remedy of all is the use of nicotine patches or nicotine gum. What most people who smoke don't know is that they just don't work....More...

DUI/DWI

Definition of DUI/DWI from the Alcoholism Glossary....More...