November 15, 2018

FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

Source: NPR In its latest effort to curb smoking by young people, the FDA wants to outlaw menthol cigarettes. The agency would also restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to reduce youth addiction to nicotine.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

November 5, 2018

Can’t Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

Source: NPR There could be an upside to your phone addiction. Games like Tetris can reduce anxiety, according to new research. So if you’ve got Election Day jitters, go ahead and launch that app.(Image credit: Mary Mathis/NPR)

October 30, 2018

CDC director calls on Fortune 500 companies to hire people in recovery

Source: CBS News Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks to “CBS This Morning” co-host John Dickerson about the role he believes Fortune 500 companies should play in helping people who are recovering from drug addiction. Read Full Article

October 25, 2018

Jamie Lee Curtis reveals new details of former opioid addiction

Source: CBS News Actress Jamie Lee Curtis revealed new details about her decade-long opioid addiction. In the upcoming issue of People magazine, Curtis said, “I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving. No one knew.” The “Halloween” star has been sober for nearly two decades. Dr. Tara Narula reports. Read Full Article