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Guidelines for Anonymity in the Digital World

I got this in a newsletter and thought it was useful to share: Tradition Eleven: Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television, and other public...

Can Food Get Clean?

Can Food Get Clean?

This is article is a good read.   I’d like to read more from the writer, Nadia Berensteien who is currently working on a book, recounting the history of flavor science and the flavor industry in the United States beginning in the mid-nineteenth century....

Recovery by any means necessary under any circumstances

Recovery by any means necessary under any circumstances

The addiction recovery experience has been sliced and diced in all manner of categories: secular, spiritual, and religious; natural recovery, peer-assisted, and treatment-assisted; and abstinence-based, moderation-based, and medication-assisted, to name just a...

Addiction Treatment (By Itself) Is Not Enough

Addiction treatment as a stand-alone intervention is an inadequate strategy for achieving long-term recovery for individuals and families characterized by high problem severity, complexity, and chronicity and low recovery capital.  In isolation, addiction...

Eating a rainbow every day is a great way to support your brain

Eating a rainbow every day is a great way to support your brain

he rich golden and orange colors of carrots, winter squash and mango speak of beta-carotene. Green foods offer beta carotenes and lycopene, as do red foods like tomatoes. The deep red of beets and prickly pear fruits offer unique betaine antoxidants, while crimson in...

“Am I Drinking Too Much?” Quiz

“Am I Drinking Too Much?” Quiz

What might surprise you is how easy it is to be diagnosed with an AUD. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), if you answer yes to two out of the 11 following questions, you would be diagnosed with an Alcohol Use Disorder....

BCBS of Tennessee no longer cover prescriptions for Oxycontin

BCBS of Tennessee no longer cover prescriptions for Oxycontin

The insurance provider is replacing Oxycontin with Xtampza and Morphabond, whose formulas make them more difficult to crush and delay the high. Although the replacement drugs cost more, BCBS will keep member co-pays the same as they were for Oxycontin. BCBS is also...

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