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Revival of the Mind and Body: The Value of Compassionate Care and Personalized Service

Published on March 4th, 2015 By If there is one thing every business should embrace, which is also a rule every executive should follow, it is this: Personalize the services you provide, with compassion and wisdom, so… Read More

In and Of the City: Defeating Addiction without Retreating from Life

Published on February 4, 2015 By Daniel Pyne, in Worksite Wellness  Addiction is not only a personal danger, with ruinous results for friends and families alike, as they endure an individual’s descent into emotional and physical destruction; it is… Read More

Alcohol Disrupts Sleep, Poor Sleep Leads to Alcohol Addiction, Cyclic Irony?

Published on January 19th 2015, By Two independent studies have proved that alcohol is no solution to induce sleep but actually disrupts sleep later in the night. And poor sleep in turn leads to alcohol and drug… Read More

The Neurological Differences in Men and Women Smokers

Published on January 14, 2015 by Constance Scharff, Ph.D. in Ending Addiction for Good The Neurological Differences in Men and Women Smokers Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers by analyzing dynamic… Read More

Why You’ve Never Heard of the Vaccine for Heroin Addiction

Published on January 9th 2015, By Alexandra Sifferlin, Every week, the chemist Kim Janda at the Scripps Research Institute gets at least one email—from an heroin addict or a person who loves a heroin addict—that goes something like… Read More

Why Cravings Occur

Published on January 7, 2015 by Shahram Heshmat, Ph.D. in Science of Choice Craving is produced by prolonged drug use, and it is one of the most frequent causes of relapse, even after long periods of abstinence. For… Read More

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

Published by CDC on January 6th 2015 Vital Signs: Alcohol Poisoning Kills Six People Each Day Alcohol poisoning deaths are caused by drinking a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time. This can result in… Read More

Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

Published on January 5, 2015 By Dr. Sanjay Gupta The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. Back in the 1960s, heroin users were usually young men, who started using around an average age of 16. They were… Read More

Survey: Addiction and Drug Abuse Concerns Prompting PCPs to Prescribe Fewer Opioids

Published on January 06, 2015 By AN Staff Concerns over addiction and drug abuse are causing some primary care physicians (PCPs) to prescribe fewer opioids for chronic pain, according to a recent national survey on prescription drug abuse…. Read More

The Health Risks of Binge Drinking

Published on January 6, 2015 by Constance Scharff, Ph.D. in Ending Addiction for Good Drinkers generally understand how binge drinking alters behavior. However, more than behavior changes with intoxication. Binge drinking is a significant cause of accidents. It… Read More