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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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When it comes to living a fulfilling and rewarding life, a lot depends on achieving better standards of health and wellness. Having a good life involves good quality of living and being able to avoid common health problems and ailments. Health and wellness have a lot to do with this and this is why so […]
More and more individuals are learning about the benefits of visiting urgent care clinics for minor illnesses, injuries, and preventative care. The Urgent Care Association of America has estimated that three million patients visit these centers on a weekly basis. This branch of medicine is considered to be a growing specialty. Urgent Care Clinics as […]
When people think of 24 hour urgent care, they think of long waits in the emergency room and outrageously high bills as a result. Not every case that is seen in the emergency room constitutes, well, an actual emergency; sometimes, people simply go there because they are in need of a doctor and the only […]
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