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Is Sugar Both Addictive and Toxic?

We grew up with the notion that sugar is a “treat” or a kind of reward that children receive for good behavior. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. New research from some of America’s most respected institutions is finding that sugar is a potent toxin and could be a driving force behind some […]

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Substance Addiction

For centuries, Asian cultures have placed needles in precise locations on the body to relieve pain and treat disease. The use of acupuncture for the treatment of drug and alcohol dependency, however, is a recent development in the history of this ancient healing art. In 1972, a Hong Kong neurosurgeon, H.L. Wen, M.D., conducted research […]