Find information on alcohol and illegal drugs, caffeine and nicotine, and information on addiction.
If you know an addict who needs help, a family intervention might be their only hope. Get the tips you need to hold a successful one.
The idea of growing plants without the use of soil has applications for marijuana growers. You can learn more about aeroponics from this article.
If you celebrate St. Patrickâ€™s Day the old fashioned way... the luck of the Irish probably wonâ€™t save you from being hung over the next day. Check out how to avoid the day after hangover in this article.
Caffeine effects include an increase in your heart rate and an increased level of alertness. Learn more about some of the different caffeine effects.
You know how some people try to commit suicide by enclosing themselves in a garage with a running vehicle? When you smoke, you're filling your blood with that same deadly chemical -- carbon monoxide.
Alcohol abusers suffer from a wide range of medical ills. Learn more about the chronic effects of alcohol abuse in this article.
Cocaine is the most commonly abused illicit drug that has severe repercussions on the body. Learn more about the killer effects of cocaine use on the body and mind.
Nicotine based drugs are currently under development by pharmaceutical companies. Find out which ailments could be treated with nicotine based drugs.
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.
Are major cigarette companies secretly increasing cigarettes' nicotine content? Check out the evidence for an increase in nicotine levels in cigarettes in the last 10 years.
The hazards of secondhand smoke have been known for some time, but what we didnâ€™t understand was the true extent of the danger. Learn about the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
Think the "hair of the dog that bit you" is your road to salvation? Think again! There is some complicated chemistry going on in the body when you overimbibe.
Drugs can sometimes have a negative effect on the body as it is trying to treat an illness. See what we uncovered about drugs and how they are related to high pressure.