Addiction to nicotine – the poisonous chemical in tobacco that makes it addictive – does not happen at once. People start smoking for varied reasons and when it becomes a habit, they find it hard to stop. Those who get into the habit of smoking, do so despite knowing its harmful effects and consequences. That’s..
America’s fight against substance abuse seems to be never-ending. In spite of the presence of an array of medications to diminish cravings, to prevent relapses and to deter substance use, an increased number of Americans are dying due to addiction, with societal costs increasing exorbitantly. Many addicts do not receive comprehensive treatment they need, usually..
Habits, good or bad, can be unconsciously acquired by children simply by observing their parents’ habits. Thus, parental influence has a lot to do with the mannerisms and habits that children adopt during their growing age. These habits usually continue even during the adulthood. Considering this, a possibility of children of parents with drinking or..
Tobacco addiction is a global epidemic. Even though the health risks of smoking are known, people continue getting hooked on tobacco. The nicotine in tobacco lends a pleasurable effect to its users, but its harmful effects on the body are a cause of concern for health care providers and law enforcement agencies. As per a..