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How Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Immune System

Your immune system protects you against bacteria and germs, helping you stay healthy and well. It filters out toxins and other harmful substances. The proteins, cells, and organs of your immune system interact in complex ways scientists don’t completely understand. However, when you mix drugs and the immune system, you often get results that can…

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10 Things I Wish I had Known Earlier About Alcoholism

Everyone reaches a certain age and thinks, “Wow, I wish I could go back in time and tell myself ____.” Many people who used to be alcohol abusers think the same thing about the period they were alcoholics. They wish someone had told them how easy it could happen to them and how they wouldn’t realize how much alcohol affected their lives until it was too late.

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