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Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy

Surgeon Gen: Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not a Moral Failure

In 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry issued a landmark report on tobacco and health that changed the course of American history, spurring the decline of smoking in the United States. More than 50 years later, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy (pictu...Read More

Understanding Addiction is a Disease

Addiction is no more a choice than cancer is. Without understanding this fundamental principle, one cannot only never recover from addiction, but will not take the steps to understanding why the condition has been allowed to manifest. This crux of psychological (and perhaps ...Read More