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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: Life isn't about getting and having, it's about giving and being
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+Michelle Robson EmpowHERing Women on Huffington Post. Michelle recently sat down with +Deepak Chopra  to have a discussion on her experience as part of the #OneWorld series on @NEWSWIREFM 

"I got sick, I got well, and then I got mad and that's when I decided to start a company." Michelle explains. EmpowHER was created to ensure that no woman has to go through the struggles that Michelle went through around her health.

"What happened with me was I didn't advocate for myself, and most women don't. We advocate for everybody else...but we don't do it for ourselves." She told Deepak for the One World episode. EmpowHER allows women to not only find support when they are dealing with a variety of health challenges; but also helps women (and men alike) take control of their health with condition-specific medical information and access to a dynamic community.
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Today's #morningcup of #inpsiration: Reality shifts when self-awareness enters @DeepakChopra
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: It is never too late to be what you might have been
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: Change your thoughts and you can change your world
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The FDA has approved the use of a handheld injector filled with a drug that reverses an opioid overdose. Family members, friends or anyone who finds someone who may have overdosed on heroin or prescription opioids can now administer this first line drug while waiting for health responders to appear on the scene.

The drug Narcan (naloxone hydrochloride) will be available in a pre-filled injector sold under the brand name of Evzio starting this summer. It will still require a prescription but can now be carried in a pocket or stored in a medicine cabinet in case it is urgently needed.

Health care providers in emergency rooms and ambulances have used Narcan for years when an opioid overdose is suspected. Symptoms of opioid overdose are decreased breathing, heart rate or loss of consciousness.

Narcan can only reverse an opioid overdose so it will not revive someone who has overdosed on alcohol or another drug. In addition, the effect of Narcan wears off, so emergency medical care is still urgently needed after it’s given.

According to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, “16,000 people die every year due to opioid-related overdoses. Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of injury death in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle crashes,” reported Sci-Tech Today.com.

“The death toll from overdoses of prescription painkillers has more than tripled in the past decade,” according to a 2011 CDC report. “This new finding shows that more than 40 people die every day from overdoses involving narcotic pain relievers like hydrocodone (Vicodin), methadone, oxycodone (OxyContin), and oxymorphone (Opana)”.

The response to the new announcement has generally been very positive among experts such as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

There are of course, naysayers. According to Medscape, the governor of Maine has publicly said that he does not want these kinds of drugs available to family members because he believes it encourages abuse.

Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/1mVDrXu
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: Discovery is seeing what everyone has seen and thinking what no one has thought
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up
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Today's #morningcup of #inspiration: Change your thoughts and you can change your world
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EmpowHER is an award-winning social health for women. The Company's website provides visitors access to one of the largest women's health and wellness content libraries on the web, as well as the largest online community of women discussing their health and wellness issues. EmpowHER promotes a "24 Hour Promise" to its visitors, who can come to the site, ask any health question and receive a response within 24 hours. Health care marketers rely on EmpowHER for reaching the most influential health and wellness buying audience on the Internet -- women. Millions of women visit EmpowHER.com every year, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing resources dedicated exclusively to women's health and wellness.