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National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

When people are having discussions about drug and alcohol addiction, they usually place the emphasis on the user. That’s a shame because there often is collateral damage involving others that gets lost in the conversation. Every year, medical groups throughout the nation band together to celebrate National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week.…

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What Causes Addiction

Substance-abuse disorders are complex, which makes the answer to the question of “what causes addiction” also complex. Those at risk for developing an addiction are thought to possess a combination of poor coping skills and genetic predisposition. Addictive substances also rewire the brain, which exacerbates the desire to continue using. Understanding What Causes Addiction Part…

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Crystal Meth vs Meth Comparison

There are many different types of methamphetamines. This surprises people who are only familiar with the substance from shows like Breaking Bad. The following information will help you understand the difference between crystal meth vs meth. It will also discuss some common effects of these dangerous drugs. Crystal Meth Vs Meth: Understanding the Difference Meth…