Alcohol is Not Healthy – Even in Moderation

There have been articles written on how drinking moderately can actually improve your health, such as a glass of red wine with dinner. Even if you think you’re drinking moderately, however, the risks outweigh the possible benefits. And you can get the same benefits of drinking moderately as you can with good nutrition and exercise.…

Gerard Butler Seeks Help For Prescription Pill Abuse

In the wake of Whitney Houston’s death and the additional focus it has put on substance abuse, especially within the entertainment community, the world is paying closer attention than ever to the struggles that many celebrities are currently facing. TMZ reported that Gerard Butler, popular movie star known most-notably for his role in 300 has…

Televised Drug Addiction Rehab

We live in the age of reality television programs, some of which can be instructive and helpful. Dr. Drew Pinsky, an addiction specialist who has hosted “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew”, now plans to begin a new series simply entitled “Rehab with Dr. Drew,” which will involve addiction rehab with non-celebrities. Whether or not this…

All About Opana (Oxymorphone)

While it does not have the name recognition of cocaine, heroin, or marijuana, Opana is a drug that should be regarded with serious caution. Opana is a trade name for oxymorphine, a prescription painkiller. Sadly, like the more well-known OxyContin, this vital medical tool is increasingly being used for non-medical, recreational purposes. Part of the…