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Oct 3, 2016

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Emily S

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Video Chat? In Rural Areas Combating Drug Addiction, A New Way To Connect With Help

An older, unemployed man with chronic back pain recently visited Dr. Robert Devereaux, a family physician in this Southwest corner of Virginia.  Devereaux recalled that months earlier, during a routine exam, he found crushed fragments of painkiller pills inside the patient’s nose. Though he refused...

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Apr 6, 2016

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Christina

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Addiction may explain the link between social media and depression

(Reuters Health) - Studies have linked the use of social media to depression, but addiction to social media, rather than use alone, may explain the connection, new research suggests.

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Posted:
Mar 30, 2016

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Emily S

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Fantasy Sports Fueling A Rise In Online Gambling Addiction

Poison comes in many forms for addicts: Alcohol and drugs usually come first to mind, but gambling — often overlooked — is of increasing concern to state officials and rehab centers.  The number of problem gamblers has grown in recent years with an explosion of betting opportunities available at...

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