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A Great Resource for Addiction Information and Help

A Great Resource for Addiction Information and Help In many cases, the internet is an endless pool of information and learning, and while that is not a bad thing, sometimes it becomes difficult to muddle through millions of websites until you’ve found the right one. Searching for information on drug and alcohol abuse and treatment…

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Menthol cigarettes to be banned?

In a recent article, the Food and Drug Administration proposed plans to place a ban on menthol cigarettes in the United States, citing their growing popularity among young adults as well as minority populations as a serious cause for concern. The FDA feels that menthol cigarettes are more harmful because of their minty flavoring (which…

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Holistic recovery in all areas of life

This week, Mackie Shilstone, a fitness expert and sports manager released an article advocating five lifestyle changes that he feels would best improve a person’s health. As expected, the list is comprised of mostly of things we already know lead to an unproductive and unhealthy lifestyle, but I’d like to reinterpret his article on how…

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Holistic Treatment of the Day – Acupressure

Many people in holistic circles are familiar what is typically known as “acupuncture,” or the insertion and manipulation of needles in the body to relieve pain and help with an array of other mental and physical ailments. More recently, a practice known as “acupressure” has been gaining momentum in the holistic world and is a…

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Former Alice in Chains Band Member Dies

On Tuesday, former Alice in Chains band member and bassist Mike Starr was found dead in a house in Salt Lake City. He was 44 years old. Band members Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney both gave their thoughts and prayers to the Starr family and asked for privacy to grieve during this difficult time. Starr,…

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Successful New Year’s Resolutions

Whether it’s a commitment to get healthy, a promise to reconnect with loved ones, or a dedication to get organized, many people resolve to make positive changes in their lives as the New Year approaches. Often we’ll begin with the best of intentions. We’ll stick to a routine for a few weeks, but after some…

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Sober New Year’s Eve Fun

New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration. A time to prepare for a fresh start and ring in new beginnings! However, it can also be a time of temptation for those who choose to abstain from alcohol and drugs. As you consider your New Year’s Eve plans, it’s important to remember that there are…

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Staying Jolly: Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

As you prepare to deck the halls and celebrate the season, it’s important to remember that in addition to great company and fantastic food, the holidays can sometimes inspire stress and anxiety. Having a strategy to manage these uneasy feelings will help ensure you are able to take everything in stride and remain in control.…