The Burden of Substance Abuse and Mental Disorder

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Global Burden of Mental Disorders

There are a variety of reasons why it has been so difficult to quantify the true cost of mental and substance abuse disorders, including: Variations in data collection…

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Mother’s Diet Influences Alcohol Preference in Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Kids Prefer Whisky

By now, we are all fully aware of the obesity epidemic and widespread lifestyle diseases that have a death grip on our nation. We are literally getting fatter…

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Times They Are A-Changin’

Monday, July 15, 2013
Change Ahead

You may not have noticed, but some crazy stuff is going on in the world. Amongst other things, America is on the verge of revolt (see Trayvon Martin…

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Fast Food Disconnect

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Absolutely had to share this image published by the New York Times in a discussion over, “The Lure of the Fast Food Menu”. I think it’s a pretty fair…

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Carbohydrate Addiction and the Disease of Obesity

Thursday, June 27, 2013

I keep stumbling upon articles discussing a recent study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that essentially concludes that carbohydrates can, if fact, be addictive. According…

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