Sober and Can’t Get Pregnant? What Fertility Treatment is All About

Clinically, infertility means a couple has been trying for at least twelve months to get pregnant

Infertility can be caused by a variety of factors, and substance abuse is one of the top contenders when physicians look for a cause.

   Gynecologists — care for women during pregnancy and childbirth
   Board Certified reproductive endocrinologists are gynecologists who have advanced training in...
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Killing Sobriety With Anxiety

“I once heard a sober alcoholic say that drinking never made him happy, but it made him feel like he was going to be happy in about fifteen minutes."  -- Heather King, "Parched"

King’s memoir details her alcoholism, lousy relationships, inability to focus at work and the often overpowering anxiety she felt. But the book isn’t all bad news. It also speaks to King’s move into sobriety.

According to King, one of the earliest characteristics she had...
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America Has a Drug Problem: “Duh!”

America has a drug problem.

The initial response is a classic Joey Tribbiani, "Duh!"

William O'Brien, running for the House of Delegates in West Virginia's District 28, believes "meaningful, well-paying jobs that restore self-worth, human dignity, and pride in a job well done," is the answer to America's drug problem.

Sounds idealistic. Maybe no one told Mr. O'Brien that most people addicted to painkillers are already employed.

But how bad is the drug problem?

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