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Drug Addiction In Health Care Professionals

The problem of abuse of controlled substances and addiction to prescription drugs is wide-spread in the United States. People who abuse and/or are addicted to prescription medications come from all ..
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Why Dentists Are At High Risk Of Addiction

There are several factors associated with the practice of dentistry that can lead to substance abuse. Dentists: Are most often in a single-practice setting Feel isolated in their practice Are ..
(May 21, 2008)
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What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Recently, researchers have found that many people who have addictions to drugs or alcohol also have at least one personality disorder. This makes managing both very demanding. To make things even ..
(June 01, 2008)
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Treatment For People With Dual Diagnosis

People who suffer from a mental disorder plus substance abuse have unique problems that have to be addressed. For the most part, mental health services are not equipped to treat people who have both ..
(June 01, 2008)
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What You Need to Know About Fair Market Value

Fair market value is a term confuses many people who are trying to sell their home. What is fair market value? Simply put, it is the price your home will sell for. There are conditions to the fair ..
(June 17, 2008)
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How to Save Your Home From Foreclosure

Foreclosure is a very frightening word to most people. Current government policies encourage homeownership and there is a nearly endless array of mortgage options to choose from making buying a home ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Higher Gas Prices Mean More Consumers Going Online to Shop

Gas prices are rising faster than the summer temperature. Those are two good reasons to take your shopping online instead of driving to a store. Soaring gas prices are changing the way America shops. .
(June 17, 2008)
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Five Reasons Why Websites Fail

Websites fail. That is a fact of the Internet. It is hard to believe that only two decades ago, the Internet was unheard of. In a span of twenty short years, it has advanced at astonishing rates. ..
(June 17, 2008)
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What NOT to Do Before Buying a Home

You have made that big decision, but there are some things not to do before buying a home. Whether you are selling your current home or are a first time buyer, there are some things you should never ..
(June 22, 2008)
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Norfolk Condominiums Span Norfolk Virginia's Best Neighborhoods

Norfolk Condominiums can be found all over Norfolk, Virginia. Downtown Norfolk is compact making walking to just about anywhere easy. Within the downtown area are neighborhoods, each with their own ..
(June 25, 2008)
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How Can You Tell If Your Loan Officer Is Reputable?

One of the biggest financial decisions you make is purchasing or refinancing a home. Most of the time, consumers are not aware of the right questions to ask during this process. There are literally ..
(May 21, 2008)
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Difficulty in Detecting Drug Abuse in Healthcare Professionals

Many people seem to be reluctant to discuss the subject of addiction, especially when it refers to people in the medical profession. Because it is a taboo subject, evaluating the number of people in ..
(May 05, 2008)
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The Drug Addiction Problem Among Medical Professionals

Medical professionals are supposed to help people. They are not supposed to be the people who need help. Both doctors are nurses are susceptible to drug addiction and they may even be more vulnerable .
(May 05, 2008)
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How to Avoid an Addiction Relapse

What is a drug relapse? Basically, it is falling back into a former worse state or a recurrence of symptoms of a disease after a period of improvement. A drug relapse begins log before the individual .
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Run Like A Champion

Marathon runners use carbohydrates and fats to fuel their bodies. Fats are burned aerobically and carbohydrates are burned anaerobically and aerobically. For runners, carbohydrates are the fuel of ..
(May 01, 2008)
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Reasons to Live in Virginia Beach

Reasons to move to a condominium in Virginia Beach. The weather is fabulous! It is not too hot in summer or too cold in the winter. There is a nice long pleasant fall and a nice long pleasant ..
(May 01, 2008)
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Five Signs of Prescription Pain Killer Addiction

Fentanyl is a pain killer that is similar to morphine. Prescription use of this drug is to manage severe chronic pain, long-term pain or the pain associated with surgery. It is used for people who ..
(April 28, 2008)
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How to Get Your Finances In Order Before You Buy a House

You have made that all-important decision to buy a house. Your dream is finally close to becoming a reality. Once the decision is made, the real work begins. It is imperative to get your finances in ..
(April 28, 2008)
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How to Choose a Real Estate Agent

One of the most important financial decisions you will ever make is buying or selling a home. Amazingly, few people give finding the right real estate agent much thought. Many times an agent is ..
(April 28, 2008)
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Six Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying a Condo

You have found the perfect place, in the right neighborhood. You are ready to relax and enjoy the amenities, the sculptured grounds and the ambiance. Before settle into that comfy chair, there are ..
(April 22, 2008)
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Condo Sellers Offer Giveaways as Buying Incentives

In this time of uncertain housing prices, many buyers are turning to condominiums. Some sellers are even offering interesting incentives to attract potential buyers. The good old days of condo ..
(April 22, 2008)
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Men And Women Athletes Have Different Nutritional Needs

As a runner or other endurance athlete, it is important to know your body and what it needs from a nutritional standpoint to maintain enough energy for extended periods of exercise. It is also ..
(April 09, 2008)
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Nutrition For Runners Who Want To Go The Distance

Proper nutrition is crucial for a runner, particularly if you are a long distance runner, if you want to have enough energy to complete a race, or to simply meet your personal running goals. When ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Runner's Nutrition Tips for Peak Performance

It is hard to know exactly what constitutes proper nutrition for a runner, or any athlete for that matter. A ton of information is available online. The hard part is separating the good info from the .
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Best Place To Live If You Want To Be Near Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is one of the fastest growing areas on the east coast of the United States. This area boasts great weather all year long, with a long autumn and spring, a mild winter and a pleasant ..
(March 24, 2008)
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