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From the 7/23 Show – Same Story – Different Era – “Safe as Prescribed” Remains a Killer

I recently read a spectacular book called On Speed – The Many Lives of Amphetamine by Professor Nicolas Rasmussen http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2583643-on-speed     It reminded me of another spectacular book I reviewed last year by Professor Christopher Lane – Shyness, How Normal Behavior … Continue reading

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From the 6/4 Show – Definition of Addiction is Evolving – Money, Money, Money

The definition of addiction runs the spectrum from “a moral failing” to being an “incurable disease”.  The age old questions continue to be asked:  is it the substance or the person that causes the disease?  Is addiction genetic or learned?  … Continue reading

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From the 1/15 Show – The Definition of Addiction and Abuse Has Evolved Since OxyContin

The radio show vacillates on the definition of addiction.  The prevalent thought promulgated by those on the “money train of drugs” is that “addiction is a disease”.  The definition opens up an economic avenue that potentially creates a lifetime customer … Continue reading

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