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Is Someone You Love Addicted to Prescription Painkillers? Here’s How to Tell

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Is Someone You Love Addicted to Prescription Painkillers? Here’s How to Tell

Prescription painkiller abuse is a huge problem in the United States — according to the CDC, as many as 12 million Americans abuse painkillers each year. These drugs, such as oxycodone, codeine, hydrocodone and morphine, are opioids that can be just as addictive as heroin. If left untreated, addiction to these prescription painkillers can be…

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PRK Recovery

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PRK Recovery

When it comes to eye surgery in today’s medical world, LASIK is what comes to most people’s minds. However, before LASIK there was PRK, which stands for photorefractive keratectomy. Still performed on a widespread basis, it differs from LASIK in that instead of cutting open a flap to have access to a patient’s eye, it…

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Prescription Drug Abuse And It’s Unfortunate Consequences

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Prescription Drug Abuse And It's Unfortunate Consequences

Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem with an estimated 50 million people over the age of 12 and above taking the medication for non-medical purposes. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health states that the second most popular abused drugs include stimulants, sedatives, tranquilizers and pain medication. The rise in prescription drug abuse…

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3 Reasons Why A Root Canals Is The Best Thing Ever

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3 Reasons Why A Root Canals Is The Best Thing Ever

For some reason the words ‘root canal’ conjure images of extreme pain and suffering in our minds. A few years ago I needed a root canal. Whenever I told people that I was going to have the procedure done they would immediately put on a sympathetic “Oh my gosh, I hope you don’t die” kind…

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Debunking Common Myths about Your Digestive System

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Debunking Common Myths about Your Digestive System

One of the universal truths that unites us all, people need food to function. However, without a properly working digestive system, the foods and drinks we consume would do our bodies very little good. A malfunctioning digestive system can cause a variety of health problems, including constipation, gas, bloating, acid reflux, and even a failure…

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