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How to Take a Healthy Break From Technology

Written by Catherine Price Is your smartphone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you often find it in your…


Sex Addiction 101: Signs, Secrets, Symptoms, and Solutions

  The truth is this: sex occupies much more time in our minds than in real-time, that’s for certain. So when you bring up the recent inescapable news cycle telling…

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What Does the Brand New Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Mean for You?

Today marks the release of the Surgeon General’s landmark report on addiction. Titled “Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report On Alcohol, Drugs, and Health”, it’s the first report…

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Quitting Cigarettes Cold Turkey Better Than Cutting Down Gradually

Smoking is a tough habit to break. By most estimates, about two out of every three smokers wants to quit, but studies have found that smokers may need to try…

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Facing Up to Addiction

Friends star Matthew Perry is opening up about his difficult past with substance abuse. During an appearance on the BBC Radio 2 program The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, Perry revealed…

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What You Can Learn From Charlie Sheen’s Story

This week, I talk to my friend Charlie Sheen for two very important shows. You may remember that Charlie recently announced that he had been diagnosed with HIV about four years…

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Can We Talk? The Dos and Don’ts of Having “The Talk” With Your Kids

Written by CASAColumbia During tonight’s National Night of Conversation, parents around the country are preparing for one of the more difficult conversations they’ll have with their children over dinner: alcohol…

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How to Know Your Risk Factors for Addiction

Written by President of the American Academy of Family Physicians Wanda Filer, MD, FAAFP, MBA If you want to know whether you’re at risk for addiction, start by looking at…

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Be a Consumer, Not Just a Patient to Avoid Opioid Addiction

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…


Uniting to Face Addiction

The storm blared onto the news on Thursday with the fury of a thousands suns… All hell was breaking loose and the East Coast was starting to panic as Hurricane…