Web Exclusive: Addicted to doing to much?

Addiction can rear its ugly head in many forms.  From drugs and alcohol to shopping and gambling, millions of Americans struggle with addiction on a daily basis, but for some, the addiction can be as simple as being too busy and it could be more harmful than you think.  alcohol and addiction news

B.C. children’s report says addicted parents pose risks to kids

British Columbia's government is moving to relax alcohol laws while failing to adequately protect children from their drug-and-alcohol addicted parents, warns the independent children's representative. In a report released Tuesday, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond recommends stronger care programs for children of addicted parents. alcohol and addiction news

Kids of addicted parents more likely to have arthritis as adults

Brooks Hays March 26 (UPI) — According to public health researchers, a new symptom has been associated with parental addiction: arthritis. alcohol and addiction news

Addicted beneficiaries shun work

Fifty-three beneficiaries registered with Work and Income in Timaru were unable to work in the year to June because of alcohol or drug addiction.         alcohol and addiction news

No evidence to support claim employee addicted to alcohol: commission

The Canadian Mental Health Association discriminated against a female employee in western Manitoba on the basis of her “perceived” addiction to alcohol when it fired her, an adjudicator has ruled. The Manitoba Human Rights Commission said Friday the mental health association used the alcohol and addiction news

No evidence to support claim employee addicted to alcohol: commission

The Canadian Mental Health Association discriminated against a female employee in western Manitoba on the basis of her “perceived” addiction to alcohol when it fired her, an adjudicator has ruled. The Manitoba Human Rights Commission said Friday the mental health association used the alcohol and addiction news

40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs

THURSDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — About 40 million Americans are addicted to cigarettes, alcohol or drugs, new research finds. alcohol and addiction news

Isha Judd: Addicted to Sex?

To no longer be a prisoner of sexual desire, to discover the power and joy of finding fulfillment within ourselves is a wonderful thing. It requires commitment, but it is definitely worth it. alcohol and addiction news

Mountie in fatal crash addicted to alcohol, substance abuse expert testifies

Cpl. Benjamin (Monty) Robin-son's behaviour following the 2008 crash that killed a South Delta man was the result of a "severe" alcohol addiction, a substance abuse expert testified in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. alcohol and addiction news

Internet Addiction: Test to See if You’re Addicted

Researchers found for the first time brain that changes in Internet-addicted people are similar to addicts of alcohol, marijuana and even cocaine. alcohol and addiction news