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Police: Kenner woman stole from elderly to feed crack addiction - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Thu, 2017-01-19 18:35

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Police: Kenner woman stole from elderly to feed crack addiction
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Questioned by Kenner police, Davis confessed to the crimes and said she needed money to feed her crack cocaine addiction. During the arrest, officers found a rock of crack cocaine in her pocket and a glass pipe used to smoke crack. Police also found ...

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Attorney Brian 'Strong Arm' Loncar's death ruled accidental cocaine overdose - Dallas News

Thu, 2017-01-19 10:03

Dallas News

Attorney Brian 'Strong Arm' Loncar's death ruled accidental cocaine overdose
Dallas News
Brian Loncar had long struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, as well as bipolar disorder and depression, according to those close to him. His family was devastated to hear he died of cocaine use but not entirely shocked, said his stepson, David ...
Attorney Brian Loncar's Death Ruled Cocaine OverdoseD Magazine
Lawyer found dead after daughter's suicide overdosedDaily Mail

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Sugar acts similarly to alcohol or cocaine in our brains, says neuroscientist - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-01-18 12:04

CBC.ca

Sugar acts similarly to alcohol or cocaine in our brains, says neuroscientist
CBC.ca
Karen Thomson calls herself a recovering addict of sugar but her own struggles with addiction didn't start with sugar. As an inpatient in a rehabilitation program treating alcohol and cocaine addiction, Thomson discovered that her behavioural addiction ...

Investigator | Cocaine overdose deaths skyrocket - WKYC-TV

Tue, 2017-01-17 15:15

WKYC-TV

Investigator | Cocaine overdose deaths skyrocket
WKYC-TV
Denny Wilson, who runs FI Community Housing in Akron which helps addicts, said he's seen a growing number of people seeking help for cocaine use. “There's definitely a surge,” he said. “The numbers are increasing. People calling in to get treatment for ...

These before and after cocaine addiction pictures show the real effects of the drug - Cosmopolitan UK

Tue, 2017-01-17 06:57

Cosmopolitan UK

These before and after cocaine addiction pictures show the real effects of the drug
Cosmopolitan UK
The 30-year-old nurse, who's also a mother of one, got so deep into her addiction that she began stealing medication from the hospital she worked at, so she could sell it and use the money to fund her own cocaine habit, reports METRO. Heller recently ...

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Before and after pictures show impact cocaine addiction had on nurse - Metro

Mon, 2017-01-16 06:25

Metro

Before and after pictures show impact cocaine addiction had on nurse
Metro
Lloyd-Haydock would give Heller cocaine to sell to her friends and Heller would take payment for the drugs and give the money to him. In return, Heller would receive a reduced rate on cocaine as 'payment in kind', the court heard. After the hospital ...
'Overworked' nurse with secret cocaine habit sold hospital drugs she stole to feed her addictionMirror.co.uk

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Danniella Westbrook reveals devastating nose damage after cocaine use - Metro

Sat, 2017-01-14 17:41

Metro

Danniella Westbrook reveals devastating nose damage after cocaine use
Metro
Dannella Westbrook has shown off the excessive scarring and damage to her nose following her years of battle with cocaine, and a relapse while suffering from septicemia in November 2016. 'I'm an addict and the wheels fell off,' Danniella, 43, has now ...
Who is Danniella Westbrook? Ex EastEnders star whose septum collapsed due to cocaine addictionThe Scottish Sun

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Dennis Quaid opens up about beating his battle with cocaine addiction: 'I saw myself winding up dead' - Mirror.co.uk

Sat, 2017-01-14 09:59

Mirror.co.uk

Dennis Quaid opens up about beating his battle with cocaine addiction: 'I saw myself winding up dead'
Mirror.co.uk
He continued: "Being addicted to cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money." But there reached a point Dennis says where he realised the path he was going down was leading him to a dark and dangerous place that there may have been ...

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Why are women more likely to get hooked on cocaine? - Addiction ... - Addiction Now

Fri, 2017-01-13 13:36

Addiction Now

Why are women more likely to get hooked on cocaine? - Addiction ...
Addiction Now
Women are generally more vulnerable to drug addiction than men, especially when it comes to cocaine. This week, the Journal Nature Communications ...

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Running Helped Me Conquer My Addiction to Cocaine - Shape Magazine

Thu, 2017-01-12 13:20

Shape Magazine

Running Helped Me Conquer My Addiction to Cocaine
Shape Magazine
But while some people can walk away from the party lifestyle after they graduate, I got sucked into a cycle of addiction, abusing alcohol and drugs for years. At first, I was able to hide it well during the day, but eventually, my addictions took over ...

Women are more susceptible to cocaine addiction: study - New York Post

Thu, 2017-01-12 11:48

New York Post

Women are more susceptible to cocaine addiction: study
New York Post
Cocaine acts the exact same way in humans and mice. It's just humans are more complicated,” she said. Those involved with helping treat addicts need to realize that different methods may work better with different genders, she noted. “We need to ...

Could the Pill cure addiction? Women are more likely to be cocaine ... - The Sun

Wed, 2017-01-11 09:04

The Sun

Could the Pill cure addiction? Women are more likely to be cocaine ...
The Sun
The findings suggest the contraceptive pill could be used to treat female drug addicts in future.

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Oliver Stone wrote Scarface to deal with his cocaine addiction ... - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2017-01-11 08:54

Express.co.uk

Oliver Stone wrote Scarface to deal with his cocaine addiction ...
Express.co.uk
SCARFACE screenwriter Oliver Stone has revealed he wrote the Al Pacino gangster film because his own cocaine addiction had screwed him up so much.
How Oliver Stone took revenge on cocaine by writing the Scarface ...The Independent

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Women Get Greater 'High' From Cocaine During Menstrual Cycles - Counsel & Heal

Wed, 2017-01-11 08:41

Counsel & Heal

Women Get Greater 'High' From Cocaine During Menstrual Cycles
Counsel & Heal
The study adds that although there are still more men who have a cocaine addiction, women are more likely to become cocaine addicts after one use. Women are also more likely to continue to use cocaine and are faster to transition to full-blown cocaine ...

Cocaine Use Tied to Riskier Decisions After Gambling Loss - PsychCentral.com

Wed, 2017-01-11 07:07

PsychCentral.com

Cocaine Use Tied to Riskier Decisions After Gambling Loss
PsychCentral.com
People with cocaine use disorder tend to make riskier decisions than non-addicted people after losing a potential reward, according to a new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. This heightened ...

Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle, addictive potential of cocaine - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-01-10 18:50

Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle, addictive potential of cocaine
Science Daily
Hormonal fluctuations women undergo make them particularly sensitive, compared to men, to the addictive properties of cocaine, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published January 10 in the journal Nature ...

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Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle and ... - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2017-01-10 18:01

Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle and ...
Medical Xpress
Hormonal fluctuations women undergo make them particularly sensitive, compared to men, to the addictive properties of cocaine, according to a study ...

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Alison Hammond compares her sugar obsession to a crack cocaine addiction - Closer

Tue, 2017-01-10 12:15

Closer

Alison Hammond compares her sugar obsession to a crack cocaine addiction
Closer
The This Morning showbiz reporter is taking part in a television show called Sugar Free Farm for ITV alongside other stars including TOWIE's Gemma Collins, and Britain's Got Talent legends Stavros Flatley among others.
Alison Hammond's tears as she confesses 'chocolate is my crack' in Sugar Free Farm therapy sessionThe Sun
This Morning's Alison Hammond reveals shock sugar addiction ...Daily Star

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Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle and ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 2017-01-10 12:15

Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle and ...
EurekAlert (press release)
This study shows how high estrogen release during the estrus cycle increases the pleasure felt via the brain's reward pathway.

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Cocaine addicts make riskier decisions than healthy people after ... - News-Medical.net

Tue, 2017-01-10 10:27

News-Medical.net

Cocaine addicts make riskier decisions than healthy people after ...
News-Medical.net
People addicted to cocaine make riskier decisions than healthy people after losing a potential reward, according to a study published in Biological Psychiatry: ...

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