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Inadequate Prison Policies Put Former Inmates At Greater Risk Of Opioid Death

More than 100 Americans die of opioid overdoses each day, but there’s one group for which the epidemic has been especially deadly: recently released inmates.  The two weeks immediately after release is a particularly dangerous period for the formerly incarcerated, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health in July, which analyzed data on […]

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Heatstroke: First Aid

Heatstroke occurs when your body temperature rises rapidly and you're unable to cool down. It can be life-threatening by causing damage to your brain and other vital organs. It may be caused by strenuous activity in the heat or by being in a hot place for too long. Heatstroke can occur without any previous heat-related […]

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Compulsive Sexual Behavior Is Now Recognized as a Disorder, But It isn’t the Same as Sex Addiction

Though the concept of sex addiction has been a subject of debate for some time, there actually hasn't been an official diagnosis that addresses problematic sexual behavior—until now. Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the proposal for the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), the first revision of the global […]