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February 1, 2016
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Book of the Month: Intuitive Eating (August 7, 2012)

Book of the Month: Intuitive Eating (August 7, 2012) – Evelyn Tribole , Elyse Resch Two expert nutritionists, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, published Intuitive Eating in 1995, which has maintained great popularity for 20 years. It is known today … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
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Stress-Relieving Relaxation Techniques

Stress is a normal feeling to have, though there is such a thing as too much stress. While some people feel stress because they are too hard on themselves, or for internal/personal reasons, stress is also caused by just a … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
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Extreme Liver Damage from Chronic Binge Drinking

Doctors have long-known that extreme liver damage can be directly caused by a combination of binge drinking and chronic alcohol consumption. Binge drinking is a form of excessive alcohol consumption, where the drinker’s goal is to get intoxicated and stay intoxication … Continue reading

January 25, 2016
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NIDA: What to Ask When Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment

The National Institute on Drug Abuse Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask Introduction The goal of drug abuse treatment is to stop drug use and allow people to lead active lives in the family, workplace, and community. One … Continue reading

December 28, 2015
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Loving Someone Who Is Addicted To Drugs

Loving someone who is addicted to drugs is a tough experience.  Imagine: you are constantly thinking about the person’s well being, and other abnormal behavioral changes (such as emotional detachment), as well as the physical condition of the addict. Nothing … Continue reading

November 27, 2015
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Annual Deaths of Alcohol Poisoning Reach 2,000

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 2,000 people die from alcohol poisoning every year in the U.S., an estimated 6 deaths every day. Alcohol poisoning is also called alcohol overdose, which occurs when a person has an … Continue reading

November 24, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Yoga: Physical, Psychological & Emotional Strengthening

People who practice yoga often say that it’s not only a full body experience, but a mental exercise as well. The benefits of yoga extend to the physical, psychological and emotional state of the individual, adding an element of balance … Continue reading

October 30, 2015
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Addiction Treatment for Alcoholism

As most experts in addiction treatment know by now, a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction treatment is too good to be true. It’s wishful thinking, because at the end of the day, there are millions of people with different types of … Continue reading

October 27, 2015
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Specialized Addiction Treatment Programs for First-Responders

Emergency first responders, which includes EMT’s (emergency medical technician), firemen, police officers and even combat veterans are expected to handle high stress, anxiety and disturbing images of people being injured, dying, emotionally fuelled, and in two words: “daily chaos.” They … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
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Specific Populations and Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse

Although prescription drug abuse and misuse affects people of all ages, backgrounds and economic status, there are some specific populations that tend to be more vulnerable or susceptible to abuse. The rate of nonmedical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs was … Continue reading