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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's "Here's To Your Health," is the end of a series of articles taken from Doctor B's tapes titled. "Alcoholism, The Disease, Call It What It Is." Alcohol addiction stands head and shoulders above all other addictions. "It's wonderful we spend billions watching our borders, but we also spend another billion promoting alcohol, saying, "Life is good, but what makes it better?"

 

"Alcohol." We glamorize alcohol, it's our society's darling drug of choice, and it's the most abused by...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's "Here's To Your Health," is taken from a medical Doctor's tape set titled, "Alcoholism, The Disease, Call It What It Is," the number of words on the tapes exceed Barleycorn's word budget so it's taken in part.

 

Dr. B's been a member of AA for 25 years, he's treated thousands of alcoholics-addicts at Healing House, worked at University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville's Trauma Centers, and is one of approximately 3,000 M.D.'s certified by the A.M.A. as "Addiction...

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ASK THE DENTIST

Details Smile restored by Dr. David Reichwage and team to a completely natural appearance by placement of all-ceramic crowns on implants.

Dear Dr. Reichwage,

Years ago, I lost several front teeth in an accident. They were replaced with implants, but the teeth my dentist put on the implants have never looked good, in fact, they bother me a lot because they don't look real. The color doesn't match my own teeth and the size isn't right somehow, but he says there's nothing else that can be done. Is that true?

Jim M., Fort Wayne

 

IMPLANTS CAN BE NATURAL LOOKING AND BEAUTIFUL

 

Dear Jim,

My team and I have pioneered a new...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

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Last week's "Here's To Your Health," was about issues outside AA and it was delivered during a medical doctor's scientific presentation he made before other professionals, but before we cover another hot-button issue (marijuana), I'd like to share with you another doctor's opinion written about relapses in people recovering from alcoholism. This week's article originally appeared in the AA Grapevine, January 1947 and it was written by the late, William Duncan Silkworth M.D, he writes:

 

The...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

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Last week Dr. B spoke about nicotine abuse and AA's singleness of purpose, but before he concludes with a solution there's some other outside issues that must be discussed. ‑During Dr. B's years spent working at Healing House, other shocking statistics besides nicotine abuse surfaced, he said, "Between 60 and 70 percent of the people passing through Healing House that came from alcoholic homes had been sexually abused, and many of those who weren't sexually abused had been traumatized by...

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STUDENTS HELP RED CROSS BY GIVING BLOOD

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Wayne High School's ROTC was honoring those who give blood. On May 19, Wayne assisted the local American Red Cross in their attempt to acquire 450 units of blood. Wayne students were encouraged to donate blood in order to learn the value of giving and most importantly to save lives. Wayne's goal was to receive 100 units of blood from the students and staff.

Some activities were required to help persuade the students to achieve the 100 unit goal. The most significant was from the faculty. They...

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