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The Risks of HIV When Abusing Substances is Real: How to Cope with Recovery

Drug and alcohol abuse are known to increase risk factors for many things. One of those is HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. when people misuse substances, their lifestyle choices shift and they make choices that put them at higher risk for contracting different things like HIV. A direct HIV risk factor may come from…

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Why the Power of Social Media Can Become a Crossover Addiction

 Social media is in everyone’s hands now, it seems. Anywhere people go they are hyper-connected to their smartphones where they can see what other people around the world are saying, doing, and engage with it at a moment’s notice. Research is just now beginning to catch up with how people’s behavior around social media can…