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Top 3 Gadgets to Help You Lose Weight

Almost all of us would look in the mirror and say that we would like to weigh a little less, or at least be physically fitter. But how do we go about this? For many, it means joining a gym, which often constitutes a either a reasonably sized one off payment, or a monthly commitment [...]

Should We Blame Parents for Children’s Behavior?

Whenever children misbehave, to whatever extent, talk usually turns to who is responsible. More often than not, attention turns to the parents of the misbehaving child.  While a natural and somewhat obvious reaction, you could claim that it is an easy, even lazy, one.  Given there are numerous cases of children that behave well at [...]

How to Break Bad Sleep Habits

Why don't we value sleep as highly as we should? If sleep were a commodity, one can only imagine how much it would sell for in stores, or trade at on global stock exchanges.  There is no question it would be right up there with diamonds and crude oil in terms of price [...]

Are Prescription Drugs Issued Too Readily?

The topic of prescription medication is a controversial one throughout the world.  While our headline question is perhaps the biggest issue faced by the medical industry today, there are many other problems that exist when it comes to prescription drugs, many of which may lead directly into medicines being prescribed too readily, or without the [...]

Your 10 Point Plan for Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Cancer of all varieties is one of the world’s most prolific killers.  Cancer is also a disease that touches most of us at some stage in our lifetimes, with almost everyone either fighting a variant of cancer themselves, or having a friend or family member who does so. While research continues across the world developing [...]

Dealing With Addiction for the Long Term

            One of the biggest frustrations when it comes to dealing with addiction is when we relapse, despite having worked tremendously hard for weeks, months, and in some cases years in order to conquer our vices. In this final edition of our addiction series, we explore methods for avoiding relapse, [...]

Who Can Help You Deal With Addiction?

Knowing who can help could be key to dealing with your addiction. After the intensity of looking into the deep reaching impacts of addiction, and ways in which medication and psychology can help us to deal with our dependencies, it is time to take a step back and recognize the people that will [...]

Psychological Interventions: Dealing with Addiction

Dealing with addiction is psychological as much as it is physical. We have already explored the various medical interventions that are available for those dealing with various addictions, focusing primarily on nicotine, alcohol, and various categories of drug dependency. However, we must realize that medical intervention is only 50% of the battle we [...]

Medical Interventions for Dealing With Addiction

Various medicines are available to help individuals dealing with addiction. Now that we have explored the background of addiction, what it means, what can cause us to become addicted to something, met David and heard his story, it is time to begin looking at the interventions that are available for medically treating addictions. [...]

Addiction: The Consequences

Addiction has many consequences, both for the addict and those close to them. This story is based on personal experiences, and aims to accurately represent the dangers and consequences that exposure to drugs and other substances can bring. David is a 30-year old man who lives alone in Jacksonville, Florida. On the face [...]