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Second and Third-Hand Smoke

Second-hand smoke can cause cancer in nonsmokers. It can also cause breathing problems and heart disease. People who breathe secondhand smoke get colds and flu more easily. And they...
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Addictions

Living with Schizophrenia

“Your daughter has schizophrenia,” I told the woman. “Oh, my God, anything but that,” she replied. “Why couldn’t she have leukemia or some other disease instead?” “But if she...
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[A]Musings of a Spiritual Atheist

Musings of a Spiritual Atheist by Andrew J. Ackerman is a book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery.  Ackerman, the self-described hard-line “spiritual atheist,” uses the book...
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Abuse

Recovery from Codependency

Codependency is often thought of as a relationship problem and considered by many to be a disease. In the past, it was applied to relationships with alcoholics and drug...
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