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Health + Wellness

Can Fitness Addiction Make You Ill?
2 years ago

Can Fitness Addiction Make You Ill?

It’s Monday morning and I am running on the seafront. It’s cold and bright, and there aren’t many other people out. I don’t really feel like running, but I didn’t …
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This May Help Teenagers Dealing with Addiction
2 years ago

This May Help Teenagers Dealing with Addiction

At a recent school event, a mother asked me how she could help her son who had begun drinking and taking drugs. “There must be something I can say that …
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Are We All Junkies?
2 years ago

Are We All Junkies?

Isn’t it time we start telling the truth about addiction?

What is that truth? That we are all addicts and all the time.

For this to make sense, it helps …
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For Teens, Poor Sleep is Linked Drinking, Drug Use
2 years ago

For Teens, Poor Sleep is Linked Drinking, Drug Use

New findings appearing in the February issue of the medical journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research states researchers analyzed data from more than 6,500 American teens collected in three separate waves: …
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Some Facts About Exercise Addiction
2 years ago

Some Facts About Exercise Addiction

If you organize your life around your exercise routine, obsess over workouts to your friends and family, and feel happiest when you’re breaking a sweat, your commitment to exercise …
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The Inherent Power of Expressing Yourself
2 years ago

The Inherent Power of Expressing Yourself

“This is not a replacement for people or human contact,” said the designer Albert Lee of his new creation, an app called Emojiary. I wanted to believe him.

Every day …
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Alcohol Use and Abuse During the Holidays
2 years ago

Alcohol Use and Abuse During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us and alcohol is frequently more visible and free flowing during this time. Exactly where the line is between heavy drinking and clinical alcoholism …
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Most Heavy Drinkers Aren’t Technically Alcoholics
2 years ago

Most Heavy Drinkers Aren’t Technically Alcoholics

A government survey of 138,100 adults has found that 9 out of 10 “heavy drinkers,” are not technically alcoholics. As first reported by The New York Times, while roughly 29% …
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John Oliver Wants the Sugar Industry to Show us its Peanuts
2 years ago

John Oliver Wants the Sugar Industry to Show us its Peanuts

We’re really digging the new HBO comedy-news show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. On last night’s Last Week.. John reported on America’s sugar addiction. The average American ingests 75-pounds of …
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Nutrition: A Vital Part of the Recovery Process
2 years ago

Nutrition: A Vital Part of the Recovery Process

There’s a great article on today’s NYTimes Well Blog highlighting an often overlooked aspect of recovery: the need for healthy eating with sobriety. Nutrition is a vital component of the …
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