Plastic surgery addiction is a behaviorial addiction that is often caused by body dysmorphic disorder and the desire for physical perfection.
Back in May of 2018, the FDA approved Lucemyra, a new medication to treat the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. It is available as of August of 2018.
Lean is still a dangerous drug, though it has been glorified in pop lyrics. Codeine addiction can be just as life-threatening as many opioids if untreated.
Despite the ongoing opioid epidemic, the FDA has approved Dsuvia, a synthetic opioid that is 10 times more potent than fentanyl.
While the potential downfall new technologies are often debated, video game addiction has been hooking children and adults for the past 20 years.
Behavioral addictions or non-substance addictions, like gambling addiction, are a set of behaviors that a person becomes dependent on and craves.
On October 3rd, 2018, the Senate passed an opioid package that contained several bills that have all faced contention in the past.
Recently, the prevalence of hashtags has been coopted by online drug dealers selling everything, from #opioids like #OxyContin to the deadly #fentanyl.