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Do you find yourself browsing the internet at all hours of the day (and night)? When you get a spare moment or two, do you find yourself reaching for your phone or tablet for a quick online fix? If so, you may be suffering from internet addiction. Th...
Opioids: Physical Dependence or Addiction?
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Hospitalizations in Homeless Americans Are Rising
In the U.S., an estimated 553,000 people per night are homeless. Among this population, hospitalizations are on the rise, according to a December 2018 study in Medical Care.
Tips for Beating the TV Binge and Getting Quality Sleep
Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing