An online gallery called “Faces of Meth” is a collection of police-booking photos that show how addicts progressively and drastically age. In a few short years over multiple arrest pictures, the meth users’ hair recedes, their cheeks sink and their eyes bulge. Their teeth and gums rot, and their skin is pocketed with sores and…
I’m approaching what I call my one-year “cardio-versary.” On June 12, 2014, I experienced the cumulative effects of stress on my cardiac muscle, which led to a fully occluded artery. I joined the more than 43 million women affected by heart disease each year.
A marathon session of watching your favorite TV show sounds harmless enough. Thanks to on-demand viewing and online streaming, it’s easy to catch up on several episodes or even a whole season at a time. But binge-consuming anything — whether it’s TV, booze or food — may be a sign that something is missing in…
Monica Seles grunted her way to nine Grand Slam singles championships in the world of tennis. Now, the product she is endorsing is making some pharmaceutical and healthcare industry experts grunt in disapproval.
Now that David Clark has run 100-mile races through mountains and deserts, it’s hard to picture him during his first weeks of sobriety. To the stunned clerks of a running store, he announced his plans to run a marathon. His basketball shorts had a waist size of 50. He weighed 320 pounds. When he got…
A collaboration of more than 100 scientists from several countries has identified 108 genetic markers linked to schizophrenia, according to research recently published in the journal Nature.
A drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease may be able to treat binge eating disorder, according to recent research from Boston University Medical Center (BUSM).
On June 19, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, a noted clinician and founder of the Sexual Recovery InstituteSM, will present “Assessing and Treating Sexual Addiction in the Digital Age” at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Civic Center.
Renowned Addictions Expert Debates The Myth of Sex Addiction at International Conference for Sexual Educators and Therapists
Internationally noted author, educator and tech/sex/addiction specialist Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, will debate about the book, The Myth of Sex Addiction, at the 47th Annual Conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).
The RanchSM treatment center opens Swan Creek House, a 15,000-square-foot residential facility for women with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.