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Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury: Soccer Moms and Executive Addicts on the Rise

Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 12:30pm on WFXB FOX TV Special guests: Dr. Gregory Smith and Dr. Fouad Ghaly Too often headlines shout about another celebrity dying due to the complications of addiction, many using street drugs like cocaine and heroin, prescription drugs, or a combination of both, including alcohol. In too many cases doctors are a large part of the problem with a quickness to prescribe painkillers, rather than discover what the root cause of the patient’s pain might be and treating it, thus creating a potential addict. The latest celebrity addiction deaths, Corey Montieth and Lisa Robin Kelly, are two rising young actors who were cut down way too soon. It’s hard not to notice the celebrity deaths, they make news, but what about the millions of addiction deaths that never make news? Along with celebrities, all addicts must be offered treatment, treatment that works. “Soccer moms” and executives have joined the ranks of the addicted at an alarming rate! Too many addicts go through the revolving door of rehab …