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I Replaced Drinking With Running, but the Results Weren’t What You’d Think
A great 5K time doesn't make you happy the way that having a well-rounded life does.
3 Tools for Staying Sober and Partying This New Year's Eve
Yes, you can still get down even if you're no longer into falling over.
This Powerful Dance Shows What It’s Like to Experience Addiction
Get ready for all the feels.
How to Cut Back on Alcohol—and Still Have a Social Life
Seriously. It's possible to drink less (or not drink at all) without FOMO.
I Tried to Quit Diet Soda 4 Times. Here's What Finally Worked!
Sometimes it’s the little things that get you. For Maria Hart, that little thing was diet soda....
This Epidemic is a Silent Killer and Likely Affects Someone You Know
It kills hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. each year, yet media coverage is sparse, at...
Destructively Fit Is Unmasking Exercise Disorders at the Gym
A new organization is teaching fitness professionals how to spot the signs of exercise addiction....
Always Overeating? Food Can Be Just as Addictive as Drugs
Research suggests that food addiction may not be just another excuse to overeat. A new study finds...
Passion or Problem? When Exercise Becomes an Addiction
Exercise is great for us, but can it become too much of a good thing? Contributor Katherine...
Snack Smart by Avoiding Foods High in Sugar, Fat, and Salt
Studies show that processed foods high in sugar, fat, and salt can be just as addicting as drugs....
Is It Worth Going to a Bar That Doesn't Serve Alcohol?
A new Chicago area bar just opened up, and it's got people talking. What's all the buzz about? The...
Can’t Have Just One? Why the Taste of Beer May Urge More Drinking
A new study suggests the taste of beer, even without the intoxicating effects of alcohol, triggers...
Why Do We Like the Smell of Gasoline?
Inhaling gasoline is not good for our bodies, so why is the smell so intoxicating? Greatist checks...
Can We Become Addicted To Stress?
April is National Stress Awareness month. Stress may just be an inevitable part of getting out of...
Is Cheese Addictive?
While cheese is a well-loved food, research suggests the potential for opiate-like feelings to take...
Can Exercise Help Treat Addiction?
From 12-Step Programs to Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, there’s no shortage of ways people...
Can Exercise Be Addicting?
When wanting to exercise turns to needing to exercise, addiction could be the culprit. Read on to...
News: New Drug May Keep Drinkers Sober
Shots, shots, shots, shots, shots! And still, nothing happens. A chemical that prevents intoxication...
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