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Tangential Experiences With Addiction

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  Addiction doesn’t just affect the addicted. It affects families, communities, children, schools, and hospitals. The results of addiction affect finances and safety of people in the proximity of addictive behaviors. It’s not a small issue, and it doesn’t have small results. That’s why it’s so important to understand the various kinds of experiences that individuals can have with it. …

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3 Ways A Treatment Center Works to Aid Recovery

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Nearly 24 million Americans are addicted to some kind of substance, yet less than 10% of them seek treatment each year. While the obstacles between you and getting help are different for each individual, a lack of knowledge about what “rehab” entails can be a huge roadblock. There are common myths surrounding almost every form of drug treatment. Contrary to …

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Suitable For Surgery: 4 Things to Know in Preparation for Surgery

With over 50 million inpatient surgeries being performed each year in America, it’s not surprising that you may find yourself preparing to “go under the knife.” Many surgeries are simply routine operations, that do not present a high-risk of complication or danger. Delaying necessary surgeries could result in a potential worsening of condition and lessening of resolve. Before you are …

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Four Strange Foods To Add To Your Diet

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When it comes to eating eating your fruits and vegetables, it’s like you have some certain standbys that you buy each time you go to the store, like lettuce and oranges. When was the last time you tried something different, like a hairy little fruit that has a taste that resembles strawberries. Or, some weird hybrid of two other fruits …

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Sex Addiction Is No Laughing Matter

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When Tiger Woods got caught with his pants around his ankles, so to speak, the world up roared in laughter over reports that he was a sex addict. However, as funny as it may seem to someone that has never had any kind of an addiction problem, no addiction is a laughing matter. In fact, sex addiction can lead to …

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Hands On: Wahoo Fitness TICKRx

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I’m loving getting in shape, which honestly really turns in to a non-ending journey of “staying in shape” and new fitness technology helps keep me motivated.  The TICRx is no exception to this rule since the band gave me a reason to hop on my bike and jog around the neighborhood so that I could put it through its paces. …

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What’s Being Done with Medical Laser Treatments Today?

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Laser treatments today use focused light and powerful beams to shape diamonds, cut steel, and perform medical procedures. Lasers are able to be tuned to specific wavelengths that are suitable for specific surgeries, and it’s an extremely accurate way of performing effective medical procedures that help patients to live healthier lives. Since a laser can be used to make very …

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