A recent study charts the effect of recreational marijuana laws on the purchase of junk food. Their findings provide new evidence for the 'munchies.'
New research finds that environmental cues related to drugs can strengthen memories and implicitly make addictive habits harder to kick.
A new study investigates the potential protective effects of alcohol at different ages. They find that it is not a level playing field.
I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate addiction.
The case of a 70-year-old man who had a heart attack after eating a marijuana lollipop has caused concern in the medical community.
Current treatments for alcohol use disorder are unsatisfactory, but recent research points toward a new intervention that may also benefit mood disorders.
Will drinking beer before wine really make you feel fine the next day? New research investigates the truth behind this widely held belief.
A new study investigates how marijuana smoking can affect the quality of sperm. Its findings contradict the researchers' initial hypothesis.
After frequently using marijuana, or cannabis, people may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop. Such symptoms include cravings, irritability, and sleep problems. In this article, we discuss the symptoms and timeline of marijuana withdrawal, treatments, and tips for coping.
Scientists identify a brain circuit that strengthens with cocaine use and demonstrate how weakening its connections can reduce drug-seeking in rats.