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Addiction

Oreo Cookies (file/credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Study: Oreo Cookies As Addictive As Cocaine

Connecticut College psychology professor Joseph Schroeder and four students studied in rats whether high fat, high sugar foods can be as addictive as drugs of abuse.

10/15/2013

Doc Gooden with Boomer & Carton (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Doc Gooden On WFAN: Hearing Prison Rape Was ‘Most Devastating’ Moment Of Life

Dr. K stopped by the Boomer & Carton studios Thursday to give listeners an idea of what to expect as they read about his journey from addiction to incarceration to recovery.

06/06/2013

Prescription Drug Pill Bottles (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Dangers Of Attention Drug Addiction

It’s a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it’s not Oxycontin. They’re getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.

08/14/2012

Erik Ainge (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ainge Recounts Drug Addiction, Bipolar Disorder

Erik Ainge has been on a tumultuous journey — marked by years of drug and alcohol abuse — from the University of Tennessee all the way to the NFL as the Jets’ 2008 fifth-round draft pick. But now, he’s here: A recovering drug addict with bipolar disorder.

WFAN–04/07/2011

Teens texting

HealthWatch: Teen Texting Addiction

Psychiatrist Dr. Gary Small said neuroimaging studies have shown teens who text light up the same area of the brain as an addict who uses heroin.

08/31/2010