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A New Beginning

A New Beginning

What are the monetary costs of drug addiction? There is a great paucity on nationwide data related to the cost benefit of substance use treatment. However, the limited research in some States suggests that there is a major benefit to substance use treatment. According to recent estimates, the total financial …

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Zaxby’s Offers Healthy Fast-Food Alternatives

Zaxby’s Offers Healthy Fast-Food Alternatives

Everyone is more health conscious these days. We’re exercising more, trying to reduce stress and seeking healthy foods that can fuel our bodies. At the same time, the American family is busier than ever – kids have ball games, practices, dance lessons, homework, sporting events … Add work, church and …

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Massage Energy Therapy Session

Massage Energy Therapy SessionMassage Energy Therapy Session

By Sonja Gregory What can a Massage Energy Session do for me? While you relax with a Massage Energy Therapy Session, far-infrared heat penetrates deep into your muscles bringing relief from built-up tension. Hot jade stone heads track up either side of your spine and lower extremities, bringing benefits such …

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March is National Kidney Disease Awareness Month

National Kidney Disease

Most Americans know that heart disease and cancer can  be  silent  killers  and understand that monitoring blood pressure and cholesterol and having regular mammograms are critical to protecting their health. Too few adults—and not enough doctors— realize, however, that chronic kidney disease (CKD) is another common, life-threatening illness that often goes …

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Can Melatonin Help You Sleep Better?

Can Melatonin Help You Sleep Better

Melatonin is a natural hormone made by your body’s pineal (pih-knee-uhl) gland. This is a pea-sized gland located just above the middle of the brain. During the day the pineal is inactive. When the sun goes down and darkness occurs, the pineal is “turned on” by the SCN and begins to …

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Drawing Closer: The Meaning of Lent

The Meaning of Lent

By Jodi Thomas I was not raised in the church, so, honestly, I have been pretty clueless about Lent.  I’ve had several friends during the years say they were giving up sugar, coffee, or media for Lent, but I never fully understood why.  After doing a little research, I’ve come …

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The True Valentine

The True Valentine

By Jodi Thomas I have been a Christian for almost 30 years, and in that time I have studied a lot about the nature and character of God, as revealed in the Bible.  The more I learn, the more I marvel.  He is. . . marvel-ous, really.  God is, to the …

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Are you headed for “heartbreak”?

Lexington Diagnostic

Help PREVENT a heart attack with a Cardiac Calcium Screening! This non-invasive test looks for the buildup of calcium deposits in the arteries that provide blood to the heart muscle.  An elevated cardiac calcium score may indicate the beginnings of heart disease and determine your risk for heart attack and …

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Love Is Blind. Good Health Isn’t! Stay Vigilant with Prostate Screenings.

Nothing says “romance” like talking about prostate screenings, right? Maybe not. Though it isn’t the most comfortable of topics, it’s important for you or the man you love to stay informed and vigilant for the most common cancer among men. There is a one in two chance that a man …

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Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Workplace Requires Recognition, Commitment, and Compassion

Workplace Requires Recognition

There is no doubt that substance abuse – alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescriptions – is detrimental to individuals, families and communities. What we may not always consider is the effect of substance abuse in the workplace. The National Office of Drug Control Policy estimates that drug abuse costs the U.S. economy …

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