Tag: Addiction

The demonization of Hunter Biden for his struggles with addiction needs to end. (Op-Ed)

The demonization of Hunter Biden for his struggles with addiction needs to end. (Op-Ed)

Addiction is a disease, and Hunter Biden, the second son of President Joe Biden, suffers from that disease. We should not be demonizing the younger Biden for his struggles with addiction, a disease that affects an estimated 46.3 million Americans. Recovery from addiction is not always linear; relapses are very common. According to the Turning […]

The Matthew Perry Foundation launches to help those struggling with addiction

The Matthew Perry Foundation launches to help those struggling with addiction

Matthew Perry’s untimely death has sent shockwaves across the entertainment industry and reopened the conversation around substance addiction. Recently, a new foundation to assist those struggling with addiction has been established by his loved ones in Perry’s name. According to People Magazine, Perry had plans to establish a foundation for substance abuse victims. Previously in […]

Studies find 14% of adults globally are addicted to ‘ultra-processed food’

Studies find 14% of adults globally are addicted to ‘ultra-processed food’

An analysis of 281 studies from 36 different countries recently found that as many as 14 percent of adults worldwide are addicted to “ultra-processed foods” (UPFs). The studies also found that 12 percent of children suffer from the same addiction. Authors of the paper, posted to the BMJ, include University of Michigan psychology professor Ashley […]

Hayden Panettiere Reveals Battling Past With Addiction

Hayden Panettiere Reveals Battling Past With Addiction

Actress and singer Hayden Panettiere has revealed that she has battled addiction that she has said left her struggling at the height of her career. The “Nashville” actress, now 32, was a famous sight on television for over a decade, starting in 2006 when she had her breakout role on NBC’s “Heroes.” After success on “Heroes,” she followed up with a role in the country music drama “Nashville,” in which she details her “tough years” in an interview with People Magazine.

Saoirse Ronan to Star in Book to Film Adaptation of The Outrun

Saoirse Ronan to Star in Book to Film Adaptation of The Outrun

Award-winning actress Saoirse Ronan has had a very busy career, and even busier the last few years. It has recently been announced her newest film is a screen adaptation of a novel written by Scottish journalist and author Amy Liptrot. Ronan has played very memorable roles in films such as Ladybird and Little Women, in both of which she portrayed strong-willed women.

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