Alcoholism is not just an addiction, it's a disease. A disease of the brain. And just like with any other disease, it develops and progresses over time if left untreated. Drinking excessively is indicative of alcohol-dependency and could be diagnosed as Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).
Texting while driving is 6X more likely to cause an accident than drunk driving. Although that probability rate is extremely high, this growing epidemic continues to be considered a low-level offense right along with jaywalking. A mere ticket is the only punishment. There's something very wrong here
There is widespread fear of deadly side effects associated with vaping due to isolated illnesses being reported. What many don't know is that vaping has many health benefits as a viable alternative to tobacco use.