Drug Addiction and The Elderly

Drug Addiction and The Elderly

Addiction can affect people of all ages.  Unfortunately, many tend to forget or overlook our senior population when considering this fact.  There are more people over the age of 65 in our country than ever before; thanks to the wonders of modern science, people are...
Is Addiction Genetic?

Is Addiction Genetic?

The question of what causes addiction and how to cure it has lead to a persistent and troubling question: is addiction genetic? Answering this question impacts how we treat addiction for medical reasons, but it is also laden with cultural and emotional baggage—the...