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NSS-2 Bridge

The Bridge (NSS-2 Bridge) appears small but has huge potential for helping fight the opioid crisis in America. The NSS-2 Bridge is an innovative device recently approved by the FDA to aid in opioid withdrawal pain. It is appears not much different than a hearing aid behind the ear with some extra wires that connect […]

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Alcohol Rebound Effect

Alcohol consumption is widespread in the United States. Used frequently as a way to relax and unwind, drinking is a common go-to for a night out, a relaxing dinner, or just a way to kickback before bed. Its sedative effects make it ideal for a nightcap, helping many people to nod off soundlessly. However, there […]

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Social Life Without Alcohol

Alcohol is here to stay. Deeply sewn into the fabric of modern society, drinking is as ubiquitous as social media trends. It’s a way that many choose to connect, have fun, live stress free, and socialize. It stands to reason that those battling alcohol addiction have the most problems when attempting to surround themselves with […]

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What Does Alcoholic Neuropathy Feel Like?

It’s no secret that once alcohol sinks its claws, it can take an awful lot from us. It strains relationships, sparks little fires that eventually burn bridges, and takes an incredible toll on our mental health, but many don’t realize the extent of the physical damage that can occur in the throes of alcohol use […]

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Signs Of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is the brand name for a prescription drug that consists of a combination of amphetamines and dextroamphetamine. As a prescription drug, Adderall can only be accessed on prescription. It’s a drug that is most commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy as it is designed to interact with […]

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MDMA Risks

Whether it’s being called ecstasy, molly, or MDMA, this powerful stimulant has had a common place in the club and rave scene for years. But what exactly is this drug that so many teens and young adults are carelessly putting into their bodies? Why do we hear of club-going kids dropping dead from heat exhaustion […]

Is Moonshine Dangerous?

Like many other fads that were historically glorified, moonshine is a distilled beverage that’s making a killer comeback. There are many rumors that surround the potent spirit, including myths of it leaving you blind, brain-damaged, and even that it can be toxically fatal. What can we debunk about the alcoholic beverage that thrived during prohibition? […]

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Honesty In Recovery

Everybody lies every now and then. Whether it’s a little white lie to help avoid upsetting a loved one, or something a little more serious to help your own interests, lying is just part of being human. Unfortunately, it’s also the component that allows addiction to thrive. In order to feed an addiction, a person […]