Substance Abuse

Darryl Strawberry, New York Yankees during old timers celebration day  at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on June 24, 2006. (Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/Getty Images)

Documents: Clinton Administration Was Watching Yankees, Strawberry

Newly-released documents show that President Bill Clinton’s administration was watching how the Yankees handled troubled slugger Darryl Strawberry back in the 1990s.

06/06/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Mike Tyson with Boomer and Carton (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Mike Tyson On WFAN: ‘Too Much Love’ Drove Me To Drink

Mike Tyson is a good friend of the “Boomer & Carton” show, so it was a shock when the boxing great said last month that he was “on the verge of dying” due to substance abuse problems.

09/18/2013

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Study: Smoking Marijuana Could Make You Thinner

A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine did not offer a concrete explanation for the new information, and experts are surprised as marijuana smokers are often known to have higher caloric intakes than non-smokers.

05/16/2013

Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.

06/29/2011