Medical News Today: Could this protein explain why drinking can be so pleasurable?

New research has identified a protein tied to structural changes that take place in one of the brain’s reward centers after too much drinking. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Hypopnea: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

What is hypopnea and how does it differ from sleep apnea? What are the risk factors of hypopnea, how may it be prevented, and what are the complications? Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Advanced melanoma: Groundbreaking trials could transform treatment

An immunotherapy and targeted therapy both promise to bring closer the day when melanoma is a disease that people live with instead of die from. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Does forskolin work? Uses, risks, and benefits

Forskolin is a weight loss supplement that recently experienced a surge in popularity, but does it really work? We look at the benefits and risks. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Advantages and disadvantages of donating blood

In this article, learn about the advantages and disadvantages of donating blood, including how it affects the body, how the process works, and preparation. Source: Medical News Today

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Seeing Yourself Sober

Benefits of developing a strong mental image of yourself as a non-drinker Pete Soderman, author of Powerless No Longer A few years ago, when I decided to quit smoking following a major heart attack, one of the techniques that made it easier was seeing myself as a nonsmoker. I visualized a

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Carl Rogers on “The” Model

By Ted Alston, Volunteer Meeting Facilitator In 2005, William White and Martin Nicolaus wrote that SMART Recovery and other secular recovery groups “were influenced by the work of Carl Rogers and Albert Ellis”1. Ellis gave us the ABC Model and other tools. The influence of Rogers is less direct. I

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A Portable Lapse Prevention Plan

Randy Lindel, Facilitator, SMART Recovery Boston A “lapse” or a “slip” is a brief reengagement with your addictive behavior. Usually, you feel bad about it right afterwards, but weren’t able to successfully avoid it. Many lapses are triggered by unforeseen events. Some pressure just occurs out of the blue. It’s

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Medical News Today: What is erotomania? Symptoms and treatment

Erotomania is a type of delusional belief where a person believes that another person is in love with them, regardless of the evidence otherwise. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Actinic cheilitis: Causes, treatment, and prevention

Actinic cheilitis is a condition where the outer layer of the lips becomes damaged. In this article, learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments. Source: Medical News Today

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