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Drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem in the U.S. Nearly 14 million American adults have what is considered a problem with alcohol, with about 8 million of those people considered to be alcoholics. Several more million have issues with drug addiction, and overdose deaths are the No. 1 cause of accidental deaths in America, with more than 50,000 each year. Many people who have a drug or alcohol problem also have other issues, such as anxiety or a mental illness. For those who are struggling with an addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, it’s important that they get into a program to help them get clean.
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a clinical condition, and trying to quit cold turkey can lead to serious health issues. For alcoholics, only about 10% to 20and have withdrawal symptoms that are s (more…)
It is normal for everyone to sweat a certain amount. However, there are medical conditions that potentially increase sweat output. One of the worst areas that you will sweat from is your armpits. The armpits are often in a place where sweat can be seen clearly through clothing. The best way to stop armpit sweat is with a prescription strength antiperspirant. In this post, you will learn about six reasons for excessive sweating.
Proton therapy is one of the most advanced, non-invasive types of cancer treatments available. As an effective treatment that limits side effects, its popularity is growing, particularly in targeting specific types of cancers. The focused radiation is favored for use in areas where the delicate organs of sight and sound are located, and for childhood cancers. Proton therapy for head and neck cancers and other types of cancers is an increasingly popular treatment with a growing demand worldwide.
How it works: focused radiation
Proton therapy uses a highly focused beam of radiation to destroy cancer. Unlike older methods of radiation therapy, however, the radiation used stops at the affected tissue and does not continue through the body. This limits the amount of da (more…)
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It is an unfortunate truth that a number of Americans become addicted to drugs during their lives, and such drug use can negatively impact one’s life, such as spending habits, loss of a job or social life, and spending all their money on their drug habit. Heroin and other opiates are common among those who […]
Both in the United States and all throughout the world as a whole, cosmetic surgery procedures are far from uncommon. In some cases, they are even performed on very young girls, still teenagers. But there are many reasons that people get cosmetic surgery, especially here in the United States, and these reasons can be truly […]
Millions of people go to a gym or fitness center every week, although as a portion of the population, the number is fairly low, with only about one-third of adults getting the recommended amount of weekly exercise. As you might guess, people between the ages of 20 and 64 go to the gym the most, […]
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