Category: Health and Wellness

The Under-Reported Facts About Brain Damage Caused By Opiate Drugs In the midst of the opiate drugs epidemic, we hear all about the number of people who use drugs, as well as the number of people who overdose and die. How about the people who don’t die as a result of their overdose, but suffered

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Healthonists Are People Who Bring Alcohol Abuse Into The Health World A new trend is emerging called healthonism, where people who are otherwise healthy still allow themselves to drink heavily enough to consider it alcohol abuse. These people may go to the gym, eat a nutritious and healthy diet, and may even count their calories.

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A New Location Can Mean a New Lease on Life Sobriety is elusive at best. It’s certainly difficult to live a sober life, and just as hard to maintain for any considerable length. There are a few keys to success, and one of them is undoubtedly changing your environment. Breaking the Chains of Addiction Humans

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Selling Narcan Over the Counter  Naloxone (Narcan) has recently been released in limited proportions for sale over the counter in select pharmacies and states. Selling Narcan over the counter is a bold move in what many are looking at as part of the war against drugs, specifically the war against the opioid epidemic sweeping across

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In the middle of all of the American heroin epidemic comes news that the FDA has approved an addiction implant said to help prevent relapse. The implant was approved on Thursday as an innovative option for people struggling with heroin and opioid addiction. The implant slowly releases drugs into the addicts system designed to curb

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Super Pill is a Huge Threat A pill is being sold on the street that looks exactly like Xanax – the only difference is that just one of these pills is enough to kill a person in minutes. This drug, which has become known as the “Super Pill” and has the police and parents alike

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Wet Brain Syndrome Those who drink too much may brush off their bad habit more easily than a heroin addict or an individual who regularly abuses crack cocaine. Drinking is just so common – if you haven’t been good and plastered at least once in your life you may be questioned by your peers, in

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Florida Needle Exchange Programs With the heroin epidemic repeatedly making headlines throughout Southern Florida, it is in the best interest of state legislators to begin making some significant strides towards change. While fatal overdose is by far the largest problem the state currently faces in regards to intravenous drug use, the continuous and extensive spread

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When someone drinks large amounts frequently, it is hard for them to realize the dangers that could be at risk. If you have a loved one with a potential drinking problem, you’ll probably want them to stop right away, but it can be harder than that. Arguing, pleading, or persuading will not always work. So,

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Loving Yourself in Addiction Recovery Learning to love yourself is an acquired skill – one that many men and women will go their entire lives without truly learning. Unfortunately, self-loathing tends to go hand-in-hand with active addiction – and addiction is frequently brought on by low self-esteem and deep-seated feelings of inadequacy (at least in

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