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E-cigarettes – the slow way to poison yourself?

  Olivia Rose-Innes It’s billed by the purveyors of the Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), as pure as a breath of water vapour from a mountain waterfall … You get your nicotine kick, plus the oral fixation – but without the tobacco and its 7 000-plus chemicals. Think e-cigarettes will …

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12 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Kids From Too Many Pills

Huffpost.com We are turning our kids into pill poppers. The rate of ADHD has tripled in just 20 years — it is now diagnosed in 11 percent of all children aged 4-17 and is medicated in 6 percent of them. And the percentages get really crazy for teenage boys — 20 percent are diagnosed …

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Addictions Anonymous P4: Alcohol and gambling – Sisters in Vice

Bint us Salaam | 02 September 2014/07 Dhul Qa’dah 1435 Users or addicts in most cases are not anonymous to the crowd they share their addictions with. They forget themselves and their surroundings to the extent that anonymity becomes unimportant. But addiction recovery associations have always been anonymous. In most …

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Addictions Anonymous: Drugs, what goes up eventually comes down

Cii News | 28 August 2014/02 Dhul Qa’dah 1435 Bennies, boo, beans, apples, doves, bubbles, bounce, meow – meow, Charlie, super K, Skag, ganja and spliff – they sound like the names of games that kids play. They’re actually the names of “games” that both kids and adults indulge in. …

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Muslim girls have eating disorders too

  The article hereunder was submitted by a sister who requested its publication for the benefit of the Muslim community.   When I was put to the task of writing an article related to counseling, I wracked my mind for an idea. What could I write, after possibly, a five …

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Addictions Anonymous: Hubble Bubble, full of trouble

Sakeena Suliman – Cii News | 20 August 2014/24 Shawaal 1435 Smoking a hubb is not a new fad, but it’s still very fashionable. Hubbly bubbly, hookah, shisha – call it what you like – it’s been around for a while masquerading as a harmless pass time. This popular water pipe …

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The Illusion of “Perfect”

As someone who has struggled with depression my entire life, I’m grateful that it’s finally being talked about. It is, of course, tragic that it took the suicide of a comedian to make it happen. In an age of selfies and photoshopped Facebooks, it’s hard to resist the impending need …

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Benefits of Miswaak: everything you need to know!

MISWAAK – twigs of certain trees that are used on a regular basis by Muslims for centuries (and all Prophets Peace upon Them) to maintain oral hygiene and gain the pleasure of Allah SWT. It is a “natural toothbrush.” Not only does it provide spiritual benefits, but it is also …

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6 toxic behaviors: how to find them and fix them

 Posted by: MV Media By: Kathy Caprino Source: huffingtonpost.com In my line of work, I hear from hundreds of people a month, and connect with professionals in a more public, open way than ever before. Through this experience, I’ve seen scores of toxic behaviors that push people away (including me). And I’ve witnessed …

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