The Daily Buzz: Why We Like to Get Drunk, Quitting Cigarettes Cold-Turkey, A Real-Life Nurse Jackie

Mar 16 2016

The Daily Buzz: Why We Like to Get Drunk, Quitting Cigarettes Cold-Turkey, A Real-Life Nurse Jackie

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

To Quit Smoking, It’s Best to Go Cold Turkey [NPR]
A new study found that among two groups that both used nicotine replacements before quitting smoking, those who stopped smoking abruptly were more likely to be smoke-free than those who tapered off.

Why Do Humans Like to Get Drunk? You Asked Google—Here’s the Answer [The Guardian]
One of the most commonly searched queries on Google is what makes alcohol so appealing. Here’s the answer.

Seattle Bicycle Cops to Carry Narcan for Heroin Overdoses [Seattle Times]
They will be the first naloxone-equipped law enforcement officers to collaborate with researchers studying the impact of first-responders using the overdose antidote.

Villanova Student Charged With Dealing LSD From Dorm Room [CBS Philly]
This is the campus’s second LSD-related incident and bust in less than a month. But is it really LSD that’s causing these strange reactions among students?

Drug-Addicted Nurse Admits to Running Drugs [Lowell Sun]
A real life Nurse Jackie?

Madonna Slams Rumors That She Was Drunk on Stage [ABCNews]
Following online speculation that Madonna was drunk at a show in Australia, the Rebel Heart singer wrote that she “could never do a show drunk or high.”