17 APR

Hilary Delladio
4:46 pm
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Cuts We Can’t Afford: Funding Federal Research into Medical Marijuana

Cuts We Can’t Afford: Funding Federal Research into Medical Marijuana The budget President Trump submitted to Congress for approval proposed a 5 billion dollar cut to the National Institutes of Health, part of the Department of Health and Human Services and one of the agencies responsible for overseeing ongoing medical research and innovation. Support from […]

17 JAN

Hilary Delladio
7:52 am
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The Secret Relationship Between Memories and Emotion

The Secret Relationship Between Memories and Emotion Ever wonder why recalling an intense emotional memory can make you start to relive the emotions you were feeling at the time? It turns out there’s more to the relationship between our memories and our feelings than meets the eye. New research suggests that the kind of hormones […]

9 JAN

Hilary Delladio
5:26 pm
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You Want to Stick Me with Needles? The Scoop on Acupuncture and How It Can Help You

Acupuncture is a time-tested medical practice. But the only thing most people know about the treatment is that it involves inserting therapeutic needles into the body. That’s enough to make even the toughest patients turn squeamish. These days a growing number of people In the United States are pushing through their misconceptions about acupuncture to […]

5 OCT

Hilary Delladio
9:35 pm
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DIY Happiness: Here’s How You Can Feel Good Today

DIY Happiness: Here’s How You Can Feel Good Today It’s easy to blame our blues on our present circumstances. Imagining that if only we had more money, more friends, or a better job, we would have the perfect life is an escapist fantasy that lets you put off true happiness until certain outside conditions are […]

30 SEP

Hilary Delladio
9:41 pm
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Check Yes or No: Unpacking the Choice of Addiction

Check Yes or No: Unpacking the Choice of Addiction When most people imagine themselves in an addict’s shoes, they see drug use as a simple choice to use or to remain sober. This misconception is understandable; to an outsider the trajectory of addiction is most visible as our friend or loved one’s continued choice to […]

26 SEP

Hilary Delladio
6:32 pm
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Here’s Why You Should Add the Great Outdoors to Your Addiction Recovery Plan

Here’s Why You Should Add the Great Outdoors to Your Addiction Recovery Plan There’s a lot to think about as you enter recovery from a life-consuming addiction to drugs or alcohol. You’ve gone to treatment, but what does life look like outside of the residential treatment center? Your life in recovery can and should be […]

14 SEP

Hilary Delladio
3:52 pm
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What We’re Learning About Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

What We’re Learning About Marijuana Use During Pregnancy There was a time in American history when the sight of a pregnant woman smoking a cigarette wouldn’t make the average passer-by stop and stare. But as our medical understanding of the impact of nicotine on developing fetuses grew, so did our medical guidelines for a healthy […]

28 JUN

Hilary Delladio
1:55 pm
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Help! Five Things to Do When Words Aren’t Enough

Help! Five Things to Do When Words Aren’t Enough Tragedy often strikes when we least expect it, and sometimes there are no words available to express our feelings. Shock is a normal response to hardship. But supporting someone you love or seeing yourself through a difficult situation doesn’t end when you have nothing to say. […]

18 MAY

Hilary Delladio
6:00 am
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Beyond the Family: Four Government Interventions to Fight Addiction

Beyond the Family: Four Government Interventions to Fight Addiction   Families in the United States are really going it alone with regard to substance abuse treatment. Even when a loved one wants help, there very frequently are no treatment beds available or insurance will cover only a fraction of the cost or duration of care […]

16 MAY

Hilary Delladio
3:27 pm
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No Restroom Needed: Three Reasons People Abuse Imodium

No Restroom Needed: Three Reasons People Abuse Imodium   A long-time occupier of bathroom cabinets around the country, Imodium (loperamide) and other antidiarrheal medications are under increased scrutiny as deaths from the abuse of this drug begin to increase. A study released by the international journal Annals of Emergency Medicine highlighted the health risks inherent […]

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