5 Toxicology Screening Methods and How They Can Help Save Lives
Many people think of toxicology screenings as enforcement tools when they should think of them as life-saving tools. Here is the five different ways that toxicology screenings can be performed and how they can help save lives.
Facts About Binge Eating
Binge eating is a very serious disorder, and there are some ways to cope with this disorder. The signs and symptoms, the diagnosis, and possible treatments are all discussed in this article. There are also emotional components that impact this disorder, and they are discussed as well.
Pitfalls of Technology: 5 Signs of Unhealthy Smartphone Addiction
You read right. Unwise and improper use of smartphones can lead to obsession and addiction. Here are five signs of unhealthy smartphone addiction to be wary of.
Can CBD Help Decrease Dependence on Marijuana and Opioids?
Will cannabidiol providers be able to finally offer a solution to various substance abuse?
There Is No GPS on the Pathway to Addiction Recovery
Many find addiction recovery within a well hiked path, others find it on the road less traveled. Yet some will find recovery where no one has traveled before. The differences are many, but no path is superior to the other.
Case Study: Plan of Action for Opiate Addiction in a 23-Year-Old Male
The factors leading to and consequences of opiate addiction in a 23 year old male following surgery for a back injury sustained while playing rugby are discussed. A treatment plan is presented.
Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Nicotine Overdose
How easy is it to overdose on nicotine? Not as easy as one would think. Learn to recognize the warning signs and symptoms, as well as how to treat a potential overdose.
K2 Side Effects: The Dangers of "Spice" and Synthetic Marijuana
Are Spice and K2 safe alternatives to marijuana? Read on to find out the possible dangers of synthetic marijuana.
Side Effects of Quitting Smoking - How Long Do They Last?
If you are here because you plan on quitting, I can't stress enough how great you will feel once you've finally given up cigarettes. Quitting smoking was the very best thing I've done for myself.
How Smoking Cigarettes Affects Young vs. Older Smokers
Smoking affects older and younger smokers in different ways, and the two groups may think differently about quitting smoking. But the ultimate effect is the same. Smoking kills.
Twelve Things That Alcoholics Anonymous Doesn't Want You to Know
Some little-known facts about AA.
What Is the Difference Between an Alcoholic and a Heavy Drinker?
What's the difference between an alcoholic and a heavy drinker? Can you really stop any time you want ? Have you crossed the line from social drinking to alcoholism? A simple test can tell you...
5 Most Common Side Effects of Quitting Smoking and How to Cope
The side effects of quitting smoking can be diverse, but this article will help you better understand how to survive these symptoms.
You Might Be Alcoholic: Warning Signs
The disease of alcoholism is baffling (actually, it's cunning, baffling and powerful). To the outside observer, the drinker's self-destructive behavior makes no sense. To the drinker him/herself, it doesn't make much sense, either. Perhaps as...
Side Effects of Quitting Smoking - What Happens to Your Body?
What happens when you quit smoking? Whether you go "cold turkey" or use smoking-cessation aids, you will likely experience side effects. Learn what they are and how to alleviate the symptoms.