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 I think it’s safe to say that blame for the opioid epidemic can fall squarely on the shoulders of drug manufacturers, who touted its strong pain relief without fear of addiction. Well we see how true that was. Well there …

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Are we , as a nation, getting ready to embrace and legalize marijuana as a recreational drug? What factors will come into play to make this a reality? What effect will it have on young people? Click here to read an interesting …

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The Gift of Time

December 11, 2017

The Holiday break is perfect for spending some quality time with your kids.  Doing things as a family can definitely help your communication skills with your children and it can bring you closer as a group.  Also, it’s a lot …

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Popcorn Lung

November 29, 2017

E-cigarettes is a topic that is discussed in school , at home, basically everywhere. The biggest upside to it has been that it is free of those carcinogens that tobacco cigarettes contain. But what about the liquids used in vapes? …

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Do Your Kids PLAY?

November 2, 2017

In a world filled with technology like iPads, smartphones, laptops, Xboxes, the word “play” takes on a totally different meaning than when we, parents, were young. How many of you Dads remember telling your Mom that you were going into …

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This Fall’s Drug Take-Back Day is rapidly approaching! Our semi-annual community action event supports the DEA’s national event. It is sponsored by L-M RADAR and our local police departments in an effort to build awareness of the dangers of prescription …

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Marijuana is a hot topic these days due to the large number of states that have legalized it either medically or recreationally. New York has a limited medical use which deals just with oils and not the smokeable plant. However, …

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I believe that most of us parents have watched Charlie Brown’s The Great Pumpkin at last 2 or 3 times over the course of the years. That probably holds true for our children too – teens & tweens. It’s a …

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The Non-Opioid Problem

September 28, 2017

With all the talk surrounding  the opioid “epidemic”, parents may overlook another potential opportunity their teen may have to abuse a controlled substance.  It revolves around ADD and ADHD medications – Ritalin and Adderall.  Some teens call it the “study …

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It’s that time of year, when our kids are freaking out because they have a lot on their plate with the beginning of the school year. All summer they were in relax mode – no deadlines, no stress. Now, they …

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