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Dextromethorphan - More Than A Cold Medicine

If you have taken a cold medication, more than likely you have heard of or used a drug containing Dextromethorphan in the past. This drug is used as a cough suppressant to help those who are having trouble with bothersome coughing during a cold. While its approved use is as a cough suppressant, unfo

Cherries can cure gout

Is it really possible for cherries to cure gout? Well cherries have been linked to treatment of gout since a very long time. This question was examined scientifically in the year 1950 when a doctor ...

Not One Puff Ever (N.O.P.E.) Part Two

"Think long and hard about what that one puff, that one cigarette really means to you. Is it worth setting yourself up for being re-hooked again - possibly for years?"

Happy Pill

The definition of the term 'Happy Pill' from the About.com Alcoholism / Substance Abuse site.

Teen Drug Test - Which One to Use?

Of all the many ways and tests available to test for drugs, there are three which can and will work well in the home. These ways listed are easy and require little experience to administer, and offer different ways from direct to subtle.

Hangovers - A Pain in the Workplace

Excessive drinking by employees cost businesses and industries worldwide billions of dollars each year in absenteeism and lost productivity.

Prescription Drug Abuse Is A Deadly Addiction

Medicines that we use to cure diseases can sometimes become a cause of drug addiction. Pill addiction or prescription drug abuse is what these addictionsare called. It has been with us ever since doctors have started prescribing medicines by writing it on a piece of paper and has now become more wid

June 10

Recovery Thought of the Day for June 10.

What Are The Long Term Effects Of Smoking?

Smoking is so entrenched in today's world that most people just accept the toll it takes on society as normal, and that's a shame. It seems to be the case that if you do something to ruin a persons health slowly, then that's much more acceptable than if you do something that's ba

I Need to Quit Drinking - Alcohol is Ruining My Life

I am a recovering Alcoholic and have not taken or wanted to take a drink for many years. After numerous failed attempts to stop drinking I found recovery and today I live a happy and contented life. In this article I explain how I came to a point in my life where I knew I had to quit drinking and so