Meet Michael. Michael is an addict. He is hopeless against his addiction and will do absolutely anything to get a fix. You might not even be able to tell that someone like Michael has a problem just by looking at him. He doesn’t look homeless or like he hasn’t bathed in days as some addicts do. He has a respectable job that he goes to every day.
Is Sugar a Drug?
What would you say if someone told you most of your friends were addicted to drugs? It might sound ridiculous, but according to many scientists, most people in the world are addicted to drugs, maybe even you. When they talk about drugs, they aren’t talking about the illegal ones you can go to jail for. Instead, they are talking about sugar, which many believe to be a drug. Image by: Jackie License: (CC BY 2.0)
Cell Phones – The New Cigarettes?
I sometimes wonder if cell phones are the new cigarettes. Now I’m not talking about addiction, even though some young people seem to be addicted to their cell phones by checking their text messages every five or ten minutes. But what I’m talking about is the longterm health risks of cell phone usage.