Do Genetics Cause Drug and Alcohol Addiction?

World War II, the deadliest military conflict in history, claimed the lives of over 50 million people. That death tally accounted for 2.5% of the world’s population. The death tally for alcohol in 2004? 3.2%  And every year drug abuse causes around 40 million Americans to seriously injure themselves or develop a severe illness. That’s close Read more…

Hand Sanitizer: Another Way to Get High

So now it’s hand sanitizer. That familiar, inconspicuous little bottle designed to keep the nation germ-free has become the newest fad teenagers use to get high. A few weeks ago, Los Angeles hospitals admitted 6 teens with alcohol poisoning from drinking hand sanitizer. Since March 2012, this adds up to 16 cases of teenagers requiring Read more…