Non-substance Addiction

Related Topics What is a non-substance addiction? Most people associate addiction with tobacco, drugs, and alcohol. A non-substance addiction includes things such as gambling, risky sex, food, the internet, mobile devices, and shopping. These are sometimes called behavioral addictions. When a person engages in these behaviors in excess and can’t stop, it becomes an addiction.… Read More »

Nations with strong women’s rights likely to have better population health and faster growth

Nations with strong women’s rights are more likely to have better health and faster growth than those who don’t promote and protect these values, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. This trend is evident in even in resource-poor countries, say the researchers. While many parts of the world have made good economic… Read More »

Tips to manage your pain

Chronic pain is a complex experience with physical, psychological, and social factors. National Pain Week, July 22 – 28, exists to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain. Here are some tips from Painaustralia to help you manage your pain: Daily stretching and walking: Moderate daily exercise will… Read More »