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Steps to Recovering From Caffeine Addiction The superfood Americans know and love as coffee, though filled with disease-fighting antioxidants and the ability to boost productivity, can become highly addictive. In excess, caffeine consumption ca... November 15, 2013
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Overcoming the 'Pink Cloud' During Addiction Recovery Casting off the restarts of addiction is refreshing. Indeed, deciding to overcome addiction is an achievement that should be celebrated. However, in some cases, the newly sober person can become so ec... November 5, 2013
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Three Steps to Planning an Alcohol Intervention It can be difficult to confront a loved one struggling with alcoholism, especially those in denial or unwilling to endure treatment. Though a heart-to-heart conversation might initiate the struggle to... October 30, 2013
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Diagnose Addiction to Prescription Meds Addiction to prescription medications is reaching an epidemic level in the United States. Startling, more than 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use at least o... October 7, 2013
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An Alcohol Addict as a Friend Do you have a friend that drinks four or more alcoholic drinks per day? Does your friend believe that he doesn’t have any problems with alcohol? If so, your friend is not alone. In fact, one fifth of... September 27, 2013
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Cures for Gambling Addicts Do you constantly think about gambling? Are you constantly lying to others in order to conceal the amount of gambling you do on a daily or weekly basis? Are some of your important personal relationshi... September 20, 2013
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Is Oxycodone Dangerous? It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for non-medical uses at least one in their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, translating into ap... September 5, 2013
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Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Addiction The use and abuse of prescription medications is a serious public health issue in the United States. It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use... August 24, 2013
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Help A Gambling Addict Did you know that two million adults in the United States meet the criteria for pathological gambling in any given year? And, that another four to six million are considered problem gamblers? If you... August 24, 2013
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Signs & Symptoms of Addiction to Painkillers By definition prescription drug abuse is the non-medical use of a medication that is used in a way to attain a ‘high.’ It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for... August 16, 2013