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MGH Researchers Discover UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research from Mass General Hospital shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

07/09/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 8)

Members of law enforcement agree that you cannot “arrest your way out” of the current drug addiction epidemic, but they will still take “the wins” when they can.

06/25/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 6)

The alarming increase in the number of fatal drug overdoses in recent months, has prompted action on the part of government leaders.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 5)

Research shows it takes, on average, three attempts for an addict to achieve sobriety, before their treatment is a success. This means treatment cycles are often repeated.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 4)

Since its inception ten years ago, a Raynham group called ‘Learn to Cope’ has grown statewide, from one chapter to twelve.

06/24/2014

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Heyman On Gresh & Zo: MLB’s Chewing Tobacco Problem Isn’t Going Away

Before his death, Tony Gwynn attributed the cancer in his salivary glands to his addiction to smokeless tobacco. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman discussed how baseball has yet to solve its smokeless tobacco problem.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/17/2014

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Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?

There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.

03/18/2014

Chris Nilan with the Toucher and Rich Show on January 31, 2014. (Photo Credit: Andrew Celani)

Toucher & Rich: Chris Nilan Talks Boston Roots, Whitey Bulger, Addiction And Recovery

Boston native and former NHL player Chris Nilan was a guest in studio Friday morning on the Toucher and Rich Show and talked about a wide array of topics, starting with his time growing up in Boston.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/31/2014

Ryan Klinkert was addicted to World of Warcraft.

Doctors See Rise In Internet And Video Game Addiction

Social media may seem harmless, but experts warn Facebook and Twitter and online games can be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol.

04/03/2012

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