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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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Jeannette Lofas

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Problems in the Planning

If you’re a parent in a blended family, you have more than just stepparenting issues to be concerned with. You’re much more likely to be unprepared for and worried about retirement. A recent MetLife study showed that it’s more difficult and problematic for blended families to plan for the future. Be aware of the pitfalls, and prepare to overcome them. FoxNews has more from the MetLife Family Matters Study.

Posted: 3/10/08