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A Guide To The Safe Use Of Pain Medication – FDA

Addiction to pain medication is the fastest-growing segment of the addiction field.  There are a variety of reasons, ranging from doctors who do not understand the potential of addiction, to drug companies who underplay the dangers of their products, to unscrupulous doctors and importers who provide a smörgåsbord of drugs to their “patients” on demand. The Food …

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Strength? We don’t need no stinkin’ strength!

Nowadays I hear a lot of folks saying (to recovering people) things like “You’re so strong!” and “Be strong!”  I hear newcomers say “I pray for the strength to beat my addiction,” and other stuff like that.  While I understand the thinking behind such remarks (all too well), there are a few comments I’d like …

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Sober Vacations

Well, I’m back in harness (boy, am I ever!) after a wonderful vacation.  My wife, 9-year-old granddaughter and I flew out to Denver to visit with number-one daughter and her husband, and do some tourist stuff.  I’d never been to that part of the country, and Michele hadn’t been there for about 40 years.  We …

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