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New Alcohol Vaccine Released

Alcoholism is a disease that has plagued mankind for generations.  There are medical, psychological, and social aspects to this problem.  Many different solutions have been put forth, including medications, support groups such as AA, interventions, psychology, and inpatient therapy.  One new therapy that has come out is a vaccine for drinking. In this article, they […]

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Hazards of Recreational Substance Abuse

Recreational substance abuse is very common in this country.  Fatal results can occur, especially when multiple substances are ingested.  We call this “Recreational Polypharmacy,” or “RP” for short.  This is a very serious problem and has led to a number of high profile deaths, such as Heath Ledger.  Common sources of RP in young people […]

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