Health & Fitness

Holidays Can Be A Challenge For Those In Recovery

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — ’Tis the season for family gatherings, parties and holiday cheer, but this time of year can be difficult for people in addiction treatment. Weeks of temptation and stress can derail recovery and even lead to relapse. Losing ground during the holidays isn’t inevitable. Creating a plan …

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Women Share Their Personal Experiences With Drinking

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — One size does not fit all when it comes to decisions about drinking.  Choosing whether to consume alcohol is as individual a choice as each person and each person’s experience with it.  The following women share their experiences with alcohol and the decisions they have …

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Women Bear Brunt Of Alcohol’s Adverse Health Effects

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER— It is easy for women to find an alcoholic beverage suited just for them. There’s low-carb, low-calorie, fruit-flavored, sophisticated lady drinks and pretty pink varieties – targeting female consumers in order to maintain an active female consumer base. The marketing is working for the alcohol industry, …

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