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Rising from the Ashes of Addiction: Clearing the Methadone Confusion

Close to 1 million people in the United States are addicted to drugs like heroin, OxyContin, and hydrocodone. Up to 10,000 die each year of overdose. According to a study from the National Institutes of Health, the financial costs of serious drug addiction exceed $25 billion a year. This number doesn’t even include the social […]

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Male Pattern Baldness: Explaining the Myths Surrounding Hair Loss

Hair loss can be distressing, embarrassing and a downright nuisance. Most men will experience hair loss to some degree, so it’s not surprising it’s a hot topic. When you, your partner or friends start to go bald, it’s natural to wonder why, and what can be done about it. There are numerous theories that are […]

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On the Job: Painfree Pointers for Workers Who Stand All Day

Not everyone has the luxury of sitting all day long. If you work in a job that requires you to stand for most of the day, you probably understand the aches and pains associated with being on your feet for 8 to 10 hours or more. At the end of the day, you feel like […]

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Recognize the Signs: Spotting the Red Flags of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are conditions that are generally associated with old age but can also be triggered by factors such as stress or depression. Whatever the reason for the onset of this worrying and sometimes distressing condition, the main point to remember is that early detection is critical in order to obtain the best possible […]

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Scary Stats: 6 Glaucoma Facts You Probably Don’t Know

It is probably fair to say that glaucoma is very much a misunderstood disease, with many people not actually realising the extent of its severity or who may be affected by it. In basic terms, everyone is at risk when it comes to glaucoma, but there are definitely certain groups of individuals who have a […]

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Modern Medical Research: Seeking New Treatments for TMJ

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that provides a connection between the lower jaw and the temporal bone of your skull. Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) are the result of a problem with the jaw and surround facial muscles that control the ability to chew and move the jaw. The actual cause of TMD is […]

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Disturbing ER Trends: Brain Injuries On The Rise

If you’ve just hit your head, you may think it’s natural to go to the emergency room to get yourself checked out. This seems to be a trend in America – more people are visiting the emergency room for head injuries. But, is it because of the increased awareness of the long-term effects of a […]

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One Less Thing to Worry About: Keeping Your Finances in Control During A Fight with Cancer

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a defining moment in your life, when you know that things are not going to be quite the same for you in the future. It is also a time where you will experience a variety of emotions and it is natural to worry about what lies ahead for you. What […]

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Mesothelioma Hope: What You Need to Know About Clinical Trials

Clinical trials play an important role in the development of new medicines and treatments with many people affected by serious diseases wanting to consider their options as to whether they might benefit from getting involved. What is involved? The clinical trial process is devised to test a new drug or treatment once it has shown […]

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Safe and Natural Alternatives for Fighting Depression

The first place people usually turn to, when they’re depressed, is drugs or alcohol. Maybe it’s not overt or illicit. Maybe they go to a psychiatrist to get meds to help them deal. Maybe they do turn to narcotics. Maybe it’s just an increase in social drinking on the weekends. But, at some point, full-blown […]

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