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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Elizabeth Irvine

Elizabeth Irvine

Nurse, mother of three, award-winning author and media spokesperson...

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Paula Statman

Paula Statman

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Loren Slocum

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Amy Kovarick

The founder of Empowered Motherhood, Amy Kovarick is also the author of Baby on Board: Becoming a Mother Without Losing Yourself. Kovarick is a certified life coach and helps women become empowered without losing sight of their true selves.
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Christopher Gavigan

The CEO and executive director of Healthy Child Healthy World, Gavigan is committed to helping families make healthy choices through public awareness campaigns and educational programs.
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Corky Harvey, R.N., M.S., C.L.C.,

Corky runs The Pump Station, which offers a variety of video tutorials and support for nursing moms.
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Diane Ellen, R.N.

Ellen is a personal childbirth trainer with a great deal of experience in high-risk labor and deliveries.
Posted: 12/18/2007 02:02 PM EST more »

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Dr. Claire McCarthy

Dr. McCarthy is a faculty member at Harvard medical school and co-director of the pediatrics department at the Martha Eliot Health Center of greater Boston. She was a regular columnist for Sesame Street Magazine and a writer for the Boston Globe, and is the author of Learning How the Heart Beats and Everyone's Children.
Posted: 03/29/2008 04:32 PM EST more »

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Dr. Sylvia Rimm

Dr. Rimm is a psychologist and the director of the Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  Her books include Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child, How to Parent So Children Will Learn, Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades-And What You Can Do About It, Raising Preschoolers, and See Jane Win. Dr. Rimm also writes a nationally syndicated parenting column.
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Gayle Peterson, M.S.S.W., L.C.S.W., Ph.D.

Peterson specializes in prenatal and family development and is the author of Making Healthy Families.
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