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Professional Detox Center Saves Lives

Taking a look at these alarming statistics indicate, there needs to be a safe place for those with drug and alcohol addictions to turn to. Illness and death resulting from drug and alcohol use can be avoided by seeking a professional detox center. Quality, professional detox and rehab centers ensure longer-lasting recovery to reduce these…

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What is Cirrhosis?

When people talk about the effects of long-term alcoholism, they often talk about one major problem–cirrhosis of the liver. What is cirrhosis? While this condition is deadly, some are at a greater risk of developing it than others. As cirrhosis becomes worse, the liver will have less healthy tissue. If left untreated, the liver will fail…

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Drug Interactions with Alcohol

New research by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism shows that half of America’s drinkers combine prescription drugs with alcohol. These dangerous drug interactions can result in significant health issues and even death in some cases. The study, which appeared in the February 2015 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, featured an…