Editorial Staff in Alcohol Abuse
September 8, 2022

A Drink a Day May be Harmful to Brain Health

For decades, the standard medical approach to alcohol has been, “Alcohol consumption in moderation is OK.” However, recent findings suggest the standard should be revised. According to scientists, even one drink per day can be quite harmful.


Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 13, 2022

Study Finds Just One Drink Per Day Can Shrink Your Brain

A common view shared by many people who consume alcohol is that limited, conservative alcohol consumption poses zero risks to one’s physical health. However, a new study indicates that even just one alcoholic beverage per day can reduce brain size over time.


Ren in Drug Information
October 24, 2021

New Heroin Abuse Trend Leads to Deaths and Brain Damage

Heroin is not a new drug. It’s been a life-threatening substance plaguing the streets of America for decades. But a fatal overdose is not the only risk of using heroin. New data shows that users who smoke heroin are at risk of serious brain damage.


Karen Hadley in Drug Information
February 24, 2020

How Your Brain Struggles When You Use Marijuana, Alcohol or Any Drugs

We cannot live without a healthy and functioning brain. What happens to our brains if we use drugs such as alcohol, marijuana or ecstasy?


Karen Hadley in Health risks
February 1, 2019

Eliminating Health Problems Could Start with Eliminating Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Drug use and excessive alcohol consumption cause and worsen a very long list of physical and mental illnesses. To maintain a healthy life, avoiding drug use, or recovering from addiction, are vital first steps.


Ren in Marijuana
December 28, 2018

Is Marijuana A Gateway Drug?

Here we have one of the most debated, argued, and contentious subjects within the marijuana issue. The question as to whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug.


Ren in Alcohol
November 21, 2018

How Alcohol Use Affects One’s Body

It does not take a wise man or woman to know that alcohol is a more or less unhealthy substance and that drinking too much of it can have a very harmful effect on the human body.


Ren in Drug information
September 5, 2018

The Truth About Pharmaceutical Stimulants

The list of subjects that have as much false data on them as drugs and alcohol would be a short one indeed. The subject of drugs and alcohol is a subject that few people understand very well. And that is not helped by the fact that there is also a lot of misinformation on the subject.


Karen Hadley in Fentanyl
April 10, 2018

Fentanyl and Amnesia: Yet Another Dangerous Result of Addiction

Being addicted to an opioid is bad enough. There’s the risk of overdose and withdrawal sickness is always a threat. Now, add amnesia to the list of problems that can result from overdosing on fentanyl.


Karen Hadley in Alcohol
March 28, 2018

This is Your Brain on Alcohol and It’s Not Pretty

You may remember a drug prevention public service announcement from the 1980s, “This is Your Brain on Drugs.” A new study makes it clear that it’s not just drugs that can have a serious damaging effect on your brain. It’s also alcohol.