Category Archives: Addiction

heart disease & drinking

Can you drink if you have heart disease? Moderate drinking should be OK, if your doctor approves, but you shouldn’t count on alcohol to be a major part of your heart health plan. “If you don’t drink alcohol now, there … Continue reading

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Transcending addiction and redefining recovery: Jacki Hillios

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Narrow Indication for Abuse-Deterrent Morphine

The latest opioid approved by FDA will be “expected” to reduce abuse by only one route — injection — in its official labeling. In a carefully-worded press release, drugmaker Egalet said its extended-release morphine drug Arymo ER “increased resistance to … Continue reading

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Medication And Addiction

Drug treatment providers in California and elsewhere have relied for decades on abstinence and therapy to treat addicts. In recent years, they’ve turned to medication. Faced with a worsening opiate epidemic and rising numbers of overdose deaths, policymakers are ramping … Continue reading

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Heroin Addiction, Recovery and No Shame

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The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté

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Rewriting The Story Of My Addiction | Jo Harvey | TEDx

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