Carlitta Bryson

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We're missing the real issue with drug addiction

<b>The global drug trade appears to be thriving, and author and journalist Johann Hari says this is due to society's failure to identify the real</b> …

What You Learn From Loving An Addict

<i>Cook, seen here in Point Pleasant, NJ</i><p>September is National Recovery Month.*<p>I am not an addict.<p>But try and love one, and then see if you can look me square in the eyes and tell me that you didn't get addicted to trying to fix them.<p>If you're lucky, they recover. If you're really lucky, you recover, …

The Shift To Treating Drug Addiction As A Public Health Issue, Not A Crime, Is Happening

From the local level on up, alternatives to jailing are being embraced.<p><b>WBUR:</b> Race, Class And The Response To Today’s Heroin Epidemic<p>There are many signs of progress in how the U.S. responds to opioid and heroin abuse today -- it's been decades in the making.<p>The shift from connecting addicts to …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition