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New Guidelines for Preventing Substance Abuse

Story by: Beth Greenwood, RN American College of Physicians issues new recommendations for preventing and treating substance abuse. Substance abuse is on the rise in America....
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Schizophrenia: Defined

OVERVIEW Schizophrenia is a severe, chronic disorder of the brain. Often confused for multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia is marked by a different interpretation of reality....
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Diabetes Defined

OVERVIEW Diabetes is a group of disorders affecting the body's metabolism — the way the body turns food into energy. More specifically, diabetes refers to...
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How New Jersey is Combating the Opioid Crisis

Governor Chris Christie's pledge to combat opioid deaths includes 5-day limit on initial pain killer prescriptions, access to treatment and opioid disposal sites. New Jersey...
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Posture is a Strong Predictor of Early Mortality

It is unrealistic to think that everyone is going to get rid of their handheld devices or stop texting and sitting altogether. It is also...
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Bullies May Be Backing Off

Bullying prevalence appeared to decrease over recent 10-year period With sustained media attention and the advent of cyberbullying, it might be easy to believe that...
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The Connection Between Heartburn and Sleep

Study showed patients with sleep disturbances responded more quickly to heartburn symptoms. Occasional heartburn is common and not really a big deal for many people....
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Marburg Virus: Defined

  Overview The Marburg virus can cause Marburg virus disease (formerly known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever). It is an often-fatal virus first discovered in Marburg, Germany...
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PTSD Risk Might Be Genetic

Genetics may play role in PTSD risk after trauma After a traumatic event, some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and some don't. The reason...
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Spinal Manipulation and Heart Health

If you haven’t visited a chiropractor before, you could be missing out. More than 30 Million Americans receive the benefits of chiropractic care every...