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Residential Drug Rehab : A Treatment Overview

There are a number of ways that people who struggle with an alcohol or drug addiction may seek to get well. Almost all effective and long-lasting recovery starts with residential drug rehab programs. Here, we talk with Granite Recovery Centers’ own Chief Recovery Officer, Chris Thigpen, and Clinical Director, Russell Beebe, as they discuss how…

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Can Alcoholism Cause Dementia?

Over time, alcoholism can wreak havoc on the body and mind in countless ways. From organ and immune system function to memory and cognition, excessive alcohol consumption adversely affects some of the most vital parts of the body and brain. One of the most worrisome potential outcomes of alcoholism is brain damage, which can present…

Cigarette Smoking No Longer Declining, Experts Name Vaping

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), “cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. kids, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible”. “For decades, the percentage of high school and middle school students who smoked cigarettes had been declining fairly steadily. For the past three years, it has flattened, according…