Prescription medication is a hot topic in recovery. Many recovering addicts stay away from all types of medication, using natural alternatives such as herbal remedies when they become sick or have some other condition.
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A law recently passed in Pennsylvania by Governor Tom Corbett will give physicians in the state access to a statewide controlled substances database targeting prescription drugs which have become an epidemic in the state. This law is part of an effort to cut down on the level of abuse and misuse of prescription painkillers and anti-anxiety medications in Pennsylvania and will help prevent rising numbers of addiction.
Drafted to a major league team almost immediately out of high school, Darryl Strawberry has enjoyed an extremely illustrious and noteworthy career as a baseball player. Unfortunately, like many professional athletes and other people who are extremely high achieving in their chosen field, an amazing amount of success did not protect him from the ravages of substance abuse and drug addiction.
Many people who drink are able to do so moderately without a problem. There are also some people who may exceed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2010 Dietary Guidelines' recommended levels of no more then one drink a day for women, two for men, but do not have the disease of alcoholism.