Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - TriggersAs I continue my fight to quit smoking, I constantly encounter triggers that make me want to smoke. Identifying the triggers is one thing. Finding solutions is another.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - Getting ReadyI started the quitting process on January 1st. For the first two weeks, I went eight hours at a stretch, every day, without smoking. I am now at ten-hour-long stretches.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - Back To The BeginningI have smoked for more than 20 years. It's not something I'm proud of, but there it is. Something to be proud of? I'm quitting.
Liquid Meth Pours Into North TexasA new twist on an old but deadly drug -- liquid methamphetamine -- is now pouring into and through the metroplex.
Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller EpidemicAnti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
Resources For Battling AddictionOn "Plugged In To DFW," we are talking about drug and alcohol abuse, the path to sobriety, drug prevention, and resources if you or someone you know needs help with addiction.
North Texas Recovery Group Helping Food AddictsA sweet tooth is one thing, but for some people, sweets trigger unstoppable cravings. They call themselves food addicts. This weekend Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is holding a free public information session.
Residents In Fight With City Over Drug Rehab LocationA battle has been brewing for months in the Tarrant County city of Saginaw. Residents and some businesses are fighting the city over a proposed drug rehabilitation facility moving to the area.
330,000 Texas Addicts Newly Eligible For Treatment The Affordable Care Act will make more than 330,000 Texans eligible for addiction treatment next year, but the state's treatment centers are already at 92 percent of capacity, according to federal statistics.
Author's New Book Helps Battle AddictionFrom drug use to gambling, many people are trying to escape from some sort of debilitating dependency. Author Christopher Kennedy Lawford talks about addiction in his new book.
Cell Phone Addiction Factors Focus Of Texas StudyWhat you may have suspected is now confirmed. You may be a cell phone addict. That’s not a good thing.