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2014-07-15 23:11:42

The C.O.R.E. conference is an opportunity for addiction professionals to advance their understanding of abstinence-based recovery principles & practices. Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The 2nd Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), a C4 Recovery Solutions event is set to take place July 20-23rd, 2014 at Amelia Island, FL. The conference is structured as a forum to increase the collective understanding of recovery processes with the goal of improving...

2014-04-10 09:43:13

-Chronic cigarette smoking has a high co-occurrence with alcohol use disorders. -Postural instability is also common among alcohol dependent (AD) individuals. -New findings indicate that chronic cigarette use continues to impact the brain systems regulating postural stability even during abstinence from alcohol. Chronic cigarette smoking has a high co-occurrence with alcohol use disorders, and roughly 60 to 90 percent of alcohol dependent (AD) individuals seeking treatment are chronic...

2013-06-09 23:01:50

Focusing on Abstinence-Based Practices Derry, NH (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 C4 Recovery Solutions, a leader in continuing education for addiction professionals, has expanded with the addition of a new conference, the Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), to be held July 21-24, 2013 at the Omni Amelia Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Florida. The First Annual C.O.R.E. conference highlights the critical importance of 12-Step processes and abstinence-based recovery and...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

New Evidence-Based Intervention Proven Effective in Reducing the Risk of HIV, STDs and Teen Pregnancy New York, New York (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Select Media, the nationâs leading evidence-based health education publishing and media company, today announced the launch of a new evidence-based abstinence-only sex education program, The Promoting Health Among Teens! Abstinence-Only Intervention. The new program is designed to help teachers, health professionals, social service...

2011-09-15 21:00:44

Chronic alcoholism is often associated with a disturbed gait and balance, likely caused by alcohol damage to neural systems. While some studies have suggested that abstinence can lead to partial recovery of gait and balance functions, questions remain about duration of abstinence and sample size. This study of both short- and long-term abstinence has found that alcoholics' gait and balance can continue to recover with long-term abstinence from alcohol but that deficits can persist, especially...

2011-04-28 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The issue of abstinence made headlines in March when Brigham Young University dismissed starting center Brandon Davies for having sexual relations with his girlfriend, violating the school's honor code. BYU is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which forbids students from having premarital relations. The practice of abstinence prior to marriage, however, is not limited to Mormons. As more young people make this...

2010-12-07 15:51:39

Among smokers with military-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), integrating smoking cessation treatment with mental health care for PTSD resulted in higher rates of prolonged smoking abstinence, compared to referral for assistance with quitting smoking, according to a study in the December 8 issue of JAMA. Nicotine dependence is more common among individuals with mental illness. "Posttraumatic stress disorder, a prevalent mental disorder, is highly associated with smoking (45...

2010-08-13 06:50:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- While society in general encourages teenagers to abstain from sex, the message is not as prevalent in the rest of the population. For those who live that message every day yet may not feel support for that choice from peers and greater society, there is now a dating site where they can meet like-minded individuals. Online dating site YouAndIAbstain.com was founded by Jose and Lety Colin, who shared the value of abstinence prior to becoming husband and...

2010-03-15 13:53:50

INDIANAPOLIS "“ An Indiana University School of Medicine study provides a better understanding of why sexually experienced girls resume sexual activity after periods of abstinence, information key to dealing with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy in high school girls and beyond. While there has been a significant amount of research on teenagers' initial sexual experiences, the IU study is among the first to examine changes over time in decision-making about sexual...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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