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Colorectal Cancer, Explained in Under Two MInutes

Colorectal cancer may not get as much attention as lung cancer or breast cancer, but it’s actually the third most common type of cancer in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Thankfully, a recent... More>>

Meet Pinnacle Treatment Centers’ New SVP of Business Development: Vaughn Bell

Originally posted on What is your leadership philosophy and how does that tie into treatment? More>>

The Importance of Aftercare in Recovery

Originally posted on We get it. You might not love being in treatment for an alcohol or substance use disorder. In fact, your time in treatment... More>>

Thoughts From Naturopathic Doctor Karen Therlkel: I Can Do It!

Originally posted on I had a recent involvement that has inspired me to share an experience I had at an I Can Do It! conference by Hay House. More>>

4 Cooking Mistakes That Add Unintended Calories

If you’re struggling with your weight but don’t know why, it’s worthwhile to reassess your cooking habits. Even if you think you’re making a light salad or soup, excess calories can get thrown in—and add up—easier than you... More>>

Which Type of CBD Product is Right for You?

Originally posted on If you’ve done your research on the many benefits of CBD, you might already know that it has been studied extensively as a... More>>

Manitoba Health Care Plan: Summary of Benefits and Coverage Overview

Originally posted on   Manitoba Health is an agency of the Government of Manitoba that provides various information about Manitoba’s Health Care Plan or simply... More>>

AHCIP: Summary of Benefits and Coverage Overview

Originally posted on   The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP), also known as Alberta’s Provincial Healthcare Plan, is designed to serve Alberta residents and... More>>

Utah Meth Rehab / Information

Originally posted on Methamphetamines are an addictive stimulant that are closely related to amphetamine, but have longer lasting and more toxic... More>>

How to Find the Top Kratom Vendors in 2019

Originally posted on When we first entered the Kratom industry in 2014, there were only a few great Kratom vendors, and the marketing of the product was... More>>

How to Stop Drinking Alcohol

Originally posted on Are you trying to figure out how to stop drinking alcohol completely? It’s tough to quit drinking all on your own without guidance and... More>>

Body Dehydration Problems Macomb MI

Originally posted on healthy human body is made up of two-thirds water. Your body rehydrates by consuming water and water-dense foods.... More>>

Infectious Diseases Macomb MI

Originally posted on diseases in Macomb, MI, are numerous. Though some are easily eradicated whenever there is an outbreak, others usually... More>>

Knowledge You Need: What are Drug Addiction Treatment Approaches?

Originally posted on For all of the discussion around drug addiction and treatment, sometimes it can be confusing to... More>>

How to Stop Drinking: Reasons and Challenges

Originally posted on The question of how to stop drinking alcohol is one that many people consider. We all know: Drinking alcohol is a regular... More>>

Top 10 Most Abused Drugs

Originally posted on The CDAC (Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc) recently reported the top 10 most abused drugs. The drugs are listed below in order of... More>>

A Few Words from Dr. David Bonanno – PTSD Expert

Originally posted on I have learned so much from talking to my patients and realized that pharmaceuticals definitely do not help people with PTSD... More>>

What Should Be Understood Regarding Cannabadiol (CBD)

Originally posted on That is pronounced can’-uh-buh-dye’-ol. There is a vast amount of information yet to be discovered about CBD. Some of it is accurate and as well as... More>>

The Subtle, yet Serious, Symptoms of Pneumonia Video included

Pneumonia is a common infection that causes the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs to fill with fluid or pus. The symptoms and severity of pneumonia can vary, depending on the germ that caused it—bacteria, a virus, or... More>>

Symptoms of Depression: How Your Gender May Play a Role Video included

When most people think of depression, they think of someone like Eeyore: sad, gloomy, and pessimistic. Some people with depression may be able to relate to Eeyore’s “symptoms,” but the truth is, depression can look very... More>>

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction in Younger Men: Top 3 Most Common Causes + What To Do

Originally posted on What causes Erectile Dysfunction in younger men? Here are the top 3 most common causes and what you can do to naturally help... More>>

Living With Fibromyalgia: Tips For Improving Your Daily Life

Originally posted on   Do your joints feel achy, tender or stiff? Do you get headaches, feel numbness or have difficulty sleeping and... More>>

Vaginal Rejuvenation: Who is a Good Candidate?

Originally posted on As a woman, you have to be your own advocate for your health. That means paying attention to what is going on with your body and... More>>

From Home Remedies and Medicine: Effective Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Originally posted on What if one day you woke up and your entire elbow joint was so swollen you couldn’t move it? For... More>>

What is Reactive Arthritis?: Everything You Need to Know

Originally posted on Reactive arthritis is arthritis in reaction to another condition. Hence, its name. More>>

Why You Should to Experience PRP Therapy

Originally posted on If you haven’t heard of PRP, platelet-rich plasma therapies before, then there is so much you need to know. Not only has this innovative... More>>

6 Big Mistakes That increase the Risk of Carbon Monoxide Exposure Video included

Carbon monoxide can be deadly to humans and animals—and to make it worse, it has no color or odor to tip you off. On average, over 10,000 people per year are hospitalized from carbon monoxide exposure, and over 430 people... More>>

Canadas Private Health Insurance: Is it Worth It?

Originally posted on   Canadians must pay 30% of healthcare costs directly from their own pockets. This means that the state only pays for... More>>

The Easiest Way to Find a Health Insurance Broker Near Me in Canada

Originally posted on   It’s no secret that adding “near me” to your online searches makes it much... More>>

Vitality Biologics Signs Agreement to Distribute Signature Biologics’ Allografts

Originally posted on   Vitality Biologics is pleased to announce its recent signing of an agreement... More>>

If You Really like the Taste of Alcohol… How Can You Hope to Quit?

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The World’s First Glass Carboy with an 83mm Cap!

Originally posted on For the first time ever, Foxx Life Sciences is offering glass carboys! Combining the quality of Borosil... More>>

What’s the Future of Pharmacy? 5 Trends That May Be Clues

We’ve all been to them at one point or another in our lives. Maybe it was when that terrible flu struck or for that mad headache. If you haven’t been able to guess by now, they’re pharmacies. Pharmacy is a... More>>

Behind the Numbers: Alcohol is Killing More People Than the Opioid Epidemic. Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

Originally posted on We hear a lot about the opioid crisis, and rightly so. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over... More>>

Your Loved One Has Alzheimer’s, What Now?

About 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and this number is projected to increase to 14 million by 2050. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be stressful. You need all the help you can get to be the... More>>

A Sock Sherpa’s Guide to Compression Socks

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How to Make Kratom Tea – A Complete Guide to Kratom Tea

Originally posted on There are several ways to take kratom; one of the most popular is to make it into a tea. If you’ve been looking for information on making kratom... More>>

Formula Versus Breastmilk – Which Is Better?

Originally posted on Whether you decide to breast feed your baby or use formula milk from day one, it’s absolutely your choice and you should feel comfortable about your... More>>

The Main Types of Psoriatic Arthritis + How They Affect the Body Video included

Psoriatic arthritis, or PsA, is an inflammatory type of arthritis, which sets it apart from the more traditional and well-known osteoarthritis. PsA is a chronic and autoimmune disease, meaning it’s caused by an overactive... More>>

Master Your Medicine: 3 Ways Your Doctor Can Lower Your Medication Cost Video included

Following a treatment plan prescribed by your doctor is undoubtedly important. It gives you the best opportunity to manage your condition and maintain the best possible health for yourself. But what do you do if you can’t... More>>

The Importance of Rehabilitation During Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Video included

The goals of head and neck cancer treatment are to control the disease and to help the patient return to normal activities as soon as possible after treatment. An important part of treating head and neck cancer is... More>>

How Eric Adams Is Advocating for Plant-Based Diets in Brooklyn Video included

It’s not unheard of for a politician to promote healthier lifestyles for their constituents, but perhaps no city leader does this with quite as much passion and urgency as Eric Adams, the Borough President of Brooklyn, NY.... More>>

Why Exercise Is Essential for Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis Video included

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, adding exercise to your treatment regimen may seem a little daunting—and counterintuitive. You may be thinking: If my bones are fragile, shouldn’t I be *avoiding* physical activity?


What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know Video included

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness affects more than a person’s physical health. It can touch multiple areas of their life, including their emotional well-being, finances, and social and spiritual life. A patient’s... More>>

6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier

For about five calories a cup, black coffee is a great option if you’re gulping down four cups a day. But let’s be real: How many people really prefer their coffee black?


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