Lyrics include: "Would you like to sit next to me/ When you kiss me, I can’t breathe."
For decades, doctors have been setting people on a road to dependency and addiction by ignoring or downplaying benzos' well-known dark side. It's a dark side their profession has had plenty of time and cause to acknowledge and understand, because it's one benzos share with their predecessor, the barbiturate family.
Okay. There's Fred & Ginger. Sonny & Cher. Beyonce & Jay-Z. And then there's Bennett & Gaga. A match made in jazz heaven. Let's face it. We're dragging and sagging under heavy headlines. We all need a quick escape from global gloom, and I don't mean Soul Cycle.
Congress wouldn’t allow Medicare to pay for benzodiazepines such as Xanax and Ativan until 2013. Now, the medications are among the most prescribed in its drug program.
What would you do to save the life of someone you love? The same dilemma with different variations exists across Florida and the nation for families with children that have intractable epilepsy, MS, cancer and other disorders where relief is just one sane state and/or federal law away.
Watch the full HuffPost Live Conversation here. Cassiday advised those suffering from anxiety to deconstruct the reasons
This is Day 2 of my journal shooting my history on computer hacking at HOPE X Conference.
In recent years studies have begun to link chronic partial sleep deprivation to serious physical health consequences. Regularly catching only a few hours of sleep can hinder metabolism and alters hormone production in a way that is similar to the effects of aging.
I kiss the finger tips on my right hand and press them to outside of the plane as I cross the threshold. It looks like I'm petting the plane. Once inside, I give a quick peek into the cockpit to make sure the pilots look busy, fit and sober.
Nineteen-year-old Alicia Clouse started experimenting prescription pills and marijuana when she was in the eighth grade. Eventually
Journalists love declaring that psychiatric medications symbolize some slice of the zeitgeist. So I can't say I was entirely surprised when I opened my mailbox the other day and saw New York Magazine's latest cover article proclaiming that this is the era of Xanax.
In my experience as a psychiatrist, nearly everything we call a psychiatric symptom or problem, including insomnia, is in reality a signal that we have to face a new challenge in life.
Agorafabulous! manages the rather sneaky feat of making what Sara Benincasa astutely calls "the wrong kind of different" seem not so wrong at all.