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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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Ron Dembo

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Josh Dorfman

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The Many Shades of Green Living

With a gallon of gas costing as much as your morning latte, the idea of “going green” is turning heads as our decisions as consumers and citizens pile up around us. Where “going green”—a reference to the prominent color in nature—once meant an all-or-nothing proposition for which most or all choices were environmentally conscious, the modern definition is more fluid. A recent Yale University research study revealed a sea change in attitudes about our impact on the environment, with 83% of Americans citing global warming as a “serious” problem... Read more of "The Many Shades of Green Living"»

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Begin As You Intend to Go On

Begin As You Intend to Go On

You've decided to paint your world green. Good for you!

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Kitty Litter

Traditional kitty litter is a particular mineral that is mined...

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Wear Eco Friendly Jewelry!

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America's Worst Intersections

America's Worst Intersections

You can’t see the highways for the cars!

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Run Lizard Run

Run Lizard Run

When the ants visit us, at least, we don't have to evolve.

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