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How To Help Someone With Addiction

More than 21 million Americans suffer from substance use disorder. Of these,…


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Why You Can’t Drink Alcohol Before Surgery

About 5 percent of Americans engage in what the CDC classifies as heavy…


The Prevalence of Substance Abuse in Medical Professionals

Though it’s frightening to think that the people we trust with our wellness can…


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Daily Alcohol Consumption Negatively Impacts Your Brain

It's not unusual to have a drink after work, sip some wine at dinner, or have a…


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The Physical Effects of Methamphetamine on the Body

Did you know that more than 2.6 million people in the United States alone used…


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Recreational Drug Use: How Long Do Drugs Stay In Your System?

Did you know that research shows teenage drug and alcohol use carries into…


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Everything You Need to Know About Alcoholic Nose

"Alcoholic nose" is a colloquial term for a form of rosacea, a skin condition…


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The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Wet Brain

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome—also called "wet brain"—is a rare but devastating…


How Does CBT Treat Alcoholism?

CBT is one of the most widespread therapies available. Therapists use CBT for…


A New Bill in Congress Designates Methamphetamines as an Emerging Threat, but is it enough?

At an alarming pace, Meth is gaining ground on opioids as an addictive…