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The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll Pictures of 16 people arrested on drug charges reveal how quickly harmful substances can change physical appearances  Tens of millions of Americans struggle with additions to illicit drugs  Heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine can accelerate aging and make people appear sickly,… Read More »

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering. Danny Reagan, at the Lindner Center of Hope’s “Reboot” program, which admits only… Read More »