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What If No One Can See Your Pain?

From time to time, when yet another celebrity dies tragically from an overdose of painkillers, people ask me if I think prescription painkillers should be banned.  The answer is no, and today I’ll tell you why. It’s a sad fact that we have lost too much talent far too young, from Prince to Philip Seymour […]

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Benzodiazepine Dangers and Lies

You know how you can warn a kid not to touch a hot stove, but he’ll do it because he has to learn “hot” for himself?   It’s the same with some medications. Despite numerous warnings about the risks associated with certain long-term prescription drug use, people still use them for months and even years! The […]

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4 Tips to Stay Sober and Ease Withdrawal

I feel like every family, including mine, has someone who is an alcoholic that wants to stop drinking. One of my relatives has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction since he was 14. Now, at over 60 years of age, he’s still suffering. The actual part of “quitting” is not as hard as staying sober thereafter. […]

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