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Why Mental Health Awareness is Now More Crucial Than Ever

By Nicole Arzt

Amid increased isolation due to COVID-1919, awareness about mental health conditions is more important than ever. Continue Reading

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Can Spinal Adjustments Aid Addiction Recovery?

By Nicole Arzt

In conjunction with more traditional treatments, like medication and psychotherapy, spinal adjustments may have a promising pla... Continue Reading

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Is Medical Marijuana the Key to Treating PTSD?

By Nicole Arzt

With PTSD impacting thousands of Americans every year, this treatment approach could represent a revolutionary option for such ... Continue Reading

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Non-Drug Therapy: An Alternative Chronic Pain Treatment for Vets

By Dawn Hurley

Research has now found that non-drug therapies are just as effective, if not more, than traditional medications prescribed for ... Continue Reading

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Why National Suicide Prevention Week is More Crucial Than Ever

By Nicole Arzt

The best way to raise awareness is to educate yourself first. Learn about suicide, its impact, and the warning signs you need t... Continue Reading

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Is CBD Safe and Effective at Treating Addiction?

By Dawn Hurley

Researchers have begun exploring ways in which CBD can serve as an alternative treatment for drug addiction and pain management. Continue Reading

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Occupational Burnout: WHO’s Diagnosis for Work-related Stress

By Nicole Arzt

A staggering 61% of employees report experiencing stress at work. As such, job-related pressure ranks at the top of the list fo... Continue Reading

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Study: Coping with Psoriasis May Result in Mental Illness

By Rebecca Kovacs

Research found that mental health conditions like sleep disorders, anxiety and depression were higher in patients who suffered ... Continue Reading

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Why ADHD Medications Can Cause Children to Develop Psychosis

By Dawn Hurley

Recent findings that medications such as Adderall and Ritalin are causing psychosis in children are too alarming to ignore. Continue Reading

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The Effects of Restricting Buprenorphine to Opioid Addicts

By Dawn Hurley

Pre-authorization requirements restrict access to buprenorphine, which is used to treat opioid addiction. Continue Reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Effects on Depression

By Rebecca Kovacs

Recent studies show DBS may be an effective alternative treatment to antidepressant medications. Continue Reading

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Esketamine Nasal Spray Approved to Treat Depression

Per guidelines, esketamine nasal spray will be tightly controlled in order to minimize the risk of abuse. Continue Reading

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Study: E-Cigarettes May Increase the Odds of a Stroke

E-cigarettes are not risk-free, and it is certainly not a harmless habit when it comes to your heart health. Continue Reading

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How Thirdhand Smoke Exposes Children to Toxic Chemicals

The term thirdhand smoke refers to the toxic residue that remains in the air after smoking. Continue Reading

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What Can Telemedicine Do For Addiction Treatment?

By Germain Palacios

Telemedicine has made access to clinical services easier than ever. Continue Reading

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