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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in February

February 22 to 28, 2021 (United States) The stereotype is that serious and life-threatening eating disorders only effect a certain segment of the population. Among the most common misconceptions is that teenage girls and young women are more likely to fall prey to these illnesses. The fact is it’s common across all genders, which is […]


The Great American Smokeout – 3rd Thursday in November

The Great American Smokeout is recognized every year on the 3rd Thursday in November. It’s almost unbelievable to think that big tobacco companies used to advertise cigarettes in national television commercials as recently as the 1950s. These ads promoted a culture of smoking that addicted generations of Americans. In fact, it wasn’t until 1970 that […]


The Quit Smoking Timeline and What Happens to the Body

Most long-time smokers enjoy cigarettes despite the health risks. But if they need a little motivation to stop, seeing the quit smoking timeline and understanding what happens to the body when you quit smoking might provide an incentive to becoming a non-smoker. Smokers are all too familiar with the satisfaction of lighting up a cigarette […]


Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy During Isolation or Quarantine

Right now, most Americans, along with people all over the world, are staying at home to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. This necessary precaution can be difficult because the isolation of quarantine can have an impact on mental health, so it’s essential to practice positive mental habits to keep from going […]


Measures to Prevent the Spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By now, everyone is aware of the increasing number of Coronavirus (COVID-19 or Novel Coronavirus) cases globally, domestically, and even in the greater Los Angeles area. Inspire Malibu has put into place all measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus at our facility recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well […]


Gene Editing Techniques: Can Prime Editing Cure Addiction?

“Prime Editing” is a groundbreaking new gene editing technique with the potential, researchers believe, to correct possibly 90 percent of genetic defects that lead to disease. Combined with other studies, such as genetic testing for opioid addiction, there might be a future where chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s, diabetes and addiction can be cured instead of […]


Lagom: The Swedish Philosophy of a Happy Life Balance

Lagom (LAH-gum), which translates to “not too little, not too much – just right,” is the Swedish philosophy of moderation, the key to maintaining a healthy brain and a happy life. While cultivating a happy life balance may sound simple and straightforward, practicing lagom amidst the day-to-day chaos of life is a skill that takes […]


June is Men’s Health Month – 6 Ways Men Can Live Healthier Lives

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s important that men of all stripes, whether they’re fathers or not, look at ways that they can improve their health and wellbeing. After all, one of the keys to a long, productive life and meaningful relationships is staying as healthy as possible. Which is why the entire […]


World No Tobacco Day is May 31

It might go without saying that smoking cigarettes is bad for the lungs, though the World Health Organization (WHO), which sponsors World No Tobacco Day on May 31 along with partners, reports that in some countries there is a lack of knowledge about the severe damage cigarettes have on lung health. Worldwide, tobacco use kills […]


National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

May 10 to 16, 2020 Mother’s Day marks the beginning of National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). This nationwide campaign hopes to raise awareness and educate people, especially women, of the dangers of using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy. Drug and […]


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