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By Guest Author On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Why does drinking hurt your eyes?

Alcohol is not the best for your health; that’s nothing new. There are countless articles and studies on the ways that alcohol harms you, but the damage it can do to the eyes is one that isn’t often talked about. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Coroner says Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from fentanyl and oxycodone overdose

The medical examiner in Texas reported today that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose. photo/ More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Are Non-12-Step Recovery Approaches Effective?

Although the 12 step approach to addiction recovery is possibly the best known, it is by no means the only source of support for people overcoming substance abuse. Non 12 step drug rehab encompasses different methodologies More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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6 Incredible Ways Jogging Helped Me Recover From My Addiction

Alcohol reared its ugly head into my life when I was nine years old, when I managed to sneak some at a family party. That was the first time I got drunk. Our relationship extended throughout my teenage years. I More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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NJ Supreme Court Rules Over 20,000 Breathalyzer Tests Inadmissible

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that more than 20,000 breath tests conducted by police in DWI cases are not admissible because the breathalyzer machines were not properly calibrated. People who were convicted More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Sophia Zayas, Peter Zayas sentenced to 15 years in jail for charges related to death of their 2-month-old daughter

Senior U.S. District Judge Robert C. Brack sentenced Peter John Zayas, 33, this afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 15 years of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for his conviction More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Casual Drinking vs. Alcoholism: Knowing When You’ve Crossed the Line

Millions of Americans enjoy consuming alcoholic beverages on a regular basis. From a night out bar-hopping with friends to a glass of wine at home with dinner, there’s nothing wrong with having a couple of drinks. But More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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The Correlation Between Artists and Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Does Creativity and Substance Abuse Go Hand-in-Hand?

Art is a beautiful thing. It is the ultimate form of expression and it is exactly what separates humans from any other organism on Earth. We, humans, are empathetic beings and we can both feel and evoke emotions More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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How to Learn More About Your Family Medical History

A doctor will often ask about the health of your relatives during a medical checkup, as they will be looking for clues on the best diagnosis and treatment options to provide today and in the future. This is because More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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What To Do If You Think You Have A Drug Or Alcohol Problem

Unfortunately, substance abuse is a common occurrence these days, and if you feel you are struggling with these issues, try not to feel ashamed or alone. In fact, many people are going through what you are too right More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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What Hangovers Do to the Mind and Body

There is a reason why alcohol is so popular: it’s an effective short-term relief from the stresses of work and life that many people feel week in and week out. It’s also deeply ingrained in the norms of western More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Know the Rules: What the Rules of the Road Mean in Large Truck Crash Cases

In vehicle collision claims, victim/plaintiffs always have the burden of proof to establish liability for damages. This burden is easier to meet if the negligence per se shortcut applies. This doctrine is available More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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8 Figure Lifestyle: Beware of These Motivation Killers

You have a strong desire to improve your life. You want to have an 8 figure lifestyle, travel, eat at the finest restaurants, drive a sports car, and have your own time. But something is stopping you from achieving More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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AT&T Now Recognizes Excessive Sweating as a Disability

AT&T has added hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, to its list of relatively common medical conditions that it recognizes as a disability. The company is partnering with the International Hyperhidrosis Society More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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The workings of a usual alcohol rehab center

Addiction can derail us and our loved ones from the right path of our lives. Once you realize that a mistake has been made, you have to get out of it. Rehab centers are quite important for recovering alcoholics More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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4 Ways Becoming Sober Can Change Your Life

Most people will agree that alcohol is enjoyable.  It tastes good when mixed in a variety of different ways.  Not only is it an activity which is accepted as a social activity, it lowers a person’s inhibitions More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Where To Find Help For Alcohol Dependency

Alcohol dependency can be a particularly cruel thing to deal with. It affects you, your family, your job, your opportunities for education of even just life improvement. And when you’re inside of the cycle, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Staggering Facts of Alcohol Abuse

The dangers of tobacco products and tobacco use have been well documented and accepted. Restrictions on smoking are now common in public places and are generally accepted. However, although the dangers of excessive More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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John Schaus identified as Wisconsin man found in Fox Crossing ditch, COD undetermined

The body of a man found in a ditch in Fox Crossing has been identified by police as John Schaus. The Fox Crossing Police Department could not make a definitive cause of death, but his body did suffer evidence More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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A Vicious Cycle: Why It’s Utterly Important to Assess Behavioral Health as Part of Addiction Treatment

An essential aspect of recovery is the diagnosis of any behavioral or mental health issues the patient have.  Depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, ADD, or another disorder is present in most people who show signs More...


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