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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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Tips for Saving Gas

The last time we checked, the price of a barrel of oil was hovering around $106, which means the price of gas for your car is only going to go up. And unfortunately, the person who gets stuck here is you.  You probably can’t give up your car, since you rely on it for most of your daily routines but you’re not made of money.
 
The Environmental News Network put together a list of tips to help you conserve energy and some money in the process. Tips range from the obvious, such as buying the cheapest gas you can find, to the not so obvious, such as driving the speed limit. For more ideas from our members, check out our going green shared wisdom section. [ENN]  

Posted: 3/27/08