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Find information on alcohol and illegal drugs, caffeine and nicotine, and information on addiction.


Is aeroponics used by marijuana growers?

 Is aeroponics used by marijuana growers?

The idea of growing plants without the use of soil has applications for marijuana growers. You can learn more about aeroponics from this article. See more »

Avoiding the St. Patrick's Day Hangover

 Avoiding the St. Patrick's Day Hangover

Avoiding the St. Patrick's Day hangover is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about avoiding the St. Patrick's Day hangover from Discovery Health. See more »

Why does caffeine keep you awake?

 Why does caffeine keep you awake?

Caffeine effects include an increase in your heart rate and an increased level of alertness. Learn more about some of the different caffeine effects. See more »

How does smoking starve your heart of oxygen?

 How does smoking starve your heart of oxygen?

Does smoking starve the heart of oxygen? Why, yes it does, and that's certainly not a good thing. Find out how smoking starves the heart of oxygen. See more »

Chronic Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Chronic effects of alcohol abuse is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about chronic effects of alcohol abuse from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Deadly Dangers of Cocaine Use

Cocaine use has been shown to be a dangerous habit that has negative effects on the body. Learn more about cocaine use from Discovery Health. See more »

How can nicotine be good for me?

 How can nicotine be good for me?

Nicotine based drugs are currently under development by pharmaceutical companies. Find out which ailments could be treated with nicotine based drugs. See more »

Is alcohol more dangerous than ecstasy?

Is alcohol more dangerous than ecstasy?

In Britain, illegal drugs are ranked as A, B, or C. Class A is supposed to be the most harmful, and Class C is supposed to be the least harmful. A recent study shows that the rankings may be all mixed up. See more »

Are tobacco companies increasing the nicotine content in cigarettes?

 Are tobacco companies increasing the nicotine content in cigarettes?

Are major cigarette companies secretly increasing cigarettes' nicotine ocntent? Check out the evidence for an increase in nicotine levels in cigarrettes in the last 10 years. See more »

Secondhand Smoke Basics

 Secondhand Smoke Basics

Secondhand smoke is far more harmful than was originally thought. Learn about the hazards of secondhand smoke and what you can do to lessen the risks. See more »