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  • 3 Phases to Heal Chronic Stress
    May 30, 2014, No comments

    Stress often receives a bad reputation, but it is critical to distinguish the effects of acute stress and chronic stress. Acute stress, stress that last for a short period of

  • Rx to OTC SWITCH
    May 30, 2014, No comments

    IS THIS THE NEXT BIG THING? Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs can be an important aspect of self-empowered decision-making by patients. Hence, patients are taking increased control of health care decisions, especially

  • Four Myths About Mindfulness Meditation
    May 1, 2014, No comments

    Mindfulness meditation has gone mainstream. As more research is published about the benefits of mindfulness meditation, the general public, healthcare organizations, and corporations are seeking ways to incorporate this ancient

  • Addiction Medicine Conference 2014
    May 1, 2014, No comments

    Several hundred doctors converged at the Renaissance Hotel in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina for the 2014 Addiction Medicine Conference. The conference, organized by Sara McEwen, MD, and James Finch, MD,

  • Five Truths for Your Success
    May 1, 2014, No comments

    The recovery room was cold and stark. I sat on the gurney shivering slightly as I waited. These thin hospital gowns were not nearly warm enough. Still a little drowsy