The Importance of Holistic Treatment

Holistic treatment is based on the concept that there are many contributing factors possible of affecting a person’s well-being, and each of these factors should be taken into consideration when assessing someone’s health. Treating a person with a holistic-based approach means taking the entire person into account; this includes their physical, social and mental being.…

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The Holistic Approach to Healing

Say you visit the doctor for a knee injury that occurred a few days after your grandmother passed away. Have you ever wondered why your doctor only asked about your pain and never asked if your emotions had anything to do with it? Quite frankly, the pain in your knee may actually have nothing to…

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Rehab: A Revolving Door for Celebrities

It’s difficult to go even one week without hearing about a celebrity who has recently entered a rehab facility. The fact of the matter is many celebrities and public figures struggle with addictions for a variety of reasons. Often times it is a recreational habit that comes from wealth and a famous social circle. The…

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What to Know About Prescription Drug Mentoring Programs

President Obama recently received a letter from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores supporting his administration’s strategy to prevent and reduce prescription drug diversion or misuse. The NACDS believes pharmacists are “uniquely qualified to provide medication therapy management services” to patients to ensure they are prescribed correctly and take medications properly. The administration has…

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Age Plays Role in Addiction Susceptibility

In an article published by HealthDay, it was found that patterns of drinking during youth could act as a predictor for substance abuse later in life. The study, run by the University of Chicago, discovered that those who were classified as “heavy drinkers” had a greater sensitivity to the rewarding and stimulating effects of alcohol,…

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