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Through the Darkness of Sex Addiction and Into the Light of Healing

A.D. Burks is a renaissance man with many talents and a diverse background that includes singing at Carnegie Hall and a career in business. That was the public persona that he was proud to showcase. The face he didn’t show to the world was that of a sex addict. The powerful allure of high-risk sexual …

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What Does Bipolar Look Like?

Bipolar disorder is more than just good days and bad days. It’s a mental health disorder that can impair a person’s normal routine. The highs of mania are distressingly high and often include any number of unpleasant repercussions. The lows of depression are crushing, sometimes even life threatening.

Thyroid Productivity is Linked to Depression in Older Adults

So many things begin to slow down as a person ages. Usually, people perceive slowing down as a negative. But when it comes to the thyroid, Dutch investigators say that being too active is what is most likely to lead to depression. The results of an eight year study shows that a busy thyroid in …

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More Pilots Using Drugs, NTSB Study Finds

Forty percent of pilots killed in plane crashes had taken over-the-counter or illegal drugs prior to takeoff in recent years, a marked climb over the last two decades, a new safety report has found. The share of pilots using at least one drug rose from 9.9 percent to 39 percent over the study period, which …

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No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Overcoming Alcohol Addiction

Addiction to alcohol usually has one of two starting points. Either the person gets involved with alcohol because he or she thinks it makes life more fun, or the person starts drinking in order to dull unpleasant thoughts and feelings. The person who overdrinks in an effort to intensify life usually won’t benefit from the …

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New Law Lets Pharmacies Take Back Unused Prescription Drugs

Starting next month, it will be easier to rid your home of unwanted narcotic painkillers. Calling prescription drug abuse “an urgent and growing threat to our nation and its citizens,” U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that the Drug Enforcement Agency is loosening its rules to allow neighborhood pharmacies, hospitals and drug treatment …

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Elderly Addicts Suffering in Silence

There are many assumptions we make about addiction and the sorts of people who suffer from it, and in many cases we’re wrong. We may think that young people and adults suffer the most from addiction, but healthcare professionals are growing increasingly concerned about addiction among the elderly. The problem is that our assumptions lead …

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Drinking Alcohol Increases Meth Use, Study Finds

In the U.S., hundreds of thousands of people use the illegal stimulant drug methamphetamine every month. In addition, tens of millions of people consume alcohol. There is a considerable degree of overlap between the methamphetamine-using population and the alcohol-using population. In a study scheduled for publication in 2014 in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, …

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