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Opioid-Dependent Newborn Treatment Changing?

Since the early 2000s opioid addiction has been a large problem in the United States. With it, another problem grew: opioid dependent newborns. According to the New York Times, "babies born dependent on drugs grew nearly fivefold in the…

Is Sex Addiction Real?

We all have a friend that's usually all too eager to lose their clothes and jump into sex with a willing participant. More often than not, we don't see that as an addiction, instead flagging it in the name of being fun, hedonistic and…

Ice as a Vice: I’m Addicted to Eating Ice

I have a problem.  A serious problem.  I am addicted to ice.  No, not that ice.    I’m hooked on frozen water.  The first step to having an addiction is admitting it.  I’ve done that.  I have no problem doing that.    I have a severe…