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2014-10-30 23:14:13

Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with more and more clients coming in for help with gambling, sex, shopping and even internet addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with more and more clients coming in for help with gambling, sex , shopping and even Internet addiction. This month, Newsweek reported the first documented case of ‘internet addiction disorder’...

2014-10-30 23:14:11

As the holidays approach, families should be on the look out Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Addiction is affecting more and more people over the age of 50 according to data from Destination Hope: The Women's Program, an alcohol and drug rehab for women. An internal review of admissions of the center produced evidence that the national trend of seniors seeking rehab from substance abuse is growing in South Florida. “When people imagine what an addict looks like,...

2014-10-30 23:01:21

Harbor Village Florida comments on Ohio State researcher explaining your brain on drugs USA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As reported by the The Columbus Dispatch in the article Ohio State Psychiatrist Says Drug Addicts Are No Longer the People You Love (10/27), a recent study has shown that drug addiction may be powerful enough to trump anything else—even survival. The experiment, conducted at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, focused on rats who served as “addicts.”...

2014-10-28 23:04:39

As part of its partnership with Mahidol University’s ASEAN Institute for Health Development, DARA Drug and Alcohol Rehab has awarded its first fully funded scholarship to Lubna Altaf Husaain, a master’s degree student in Mahidol’s Addiction Studies program. BANGKOK, THAILAND (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 DARA Drug and Alcohol Rehab, as part of its ongoing partnership with Mahidol University’s ASEAN Institute for Health Development, has selected Lubna Altaf Husaain as the recipient of...

2014-10-28 12:31:10

Teen Boys at Most Risk: What Parents Need to Know SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Internet usage skyrocketing to three billion users worldwide this year--nearly 40% of the world population from 1% in 1995--mental health professionals are struggling with an issue that has risen just as quickly: Internet pornography addiction, one of the most common addictions today. Sister Marysia Weber, DO, an osteopathic family physician certified by the American Board of Psychiatry...

2014-10-23 23:13:19

Friends, family members and other loved ones who want to go behind the scenes and discover why addicts are so good at manipulation, should head to A Forever Recovery’s website and check out their must-read new blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Friends, family members and other loved ones who want to go behind the scenes and discover why addicts are so good at manipulation, should head to A Forever Recovery’s website and check out their must-read new blog post....

2014-10-23 23:13:17

In a new blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is listing the top 6 things never to say to a recovering addict. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In a new blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the...

2014-10-23 23:12:51

To combat post-Halloween sugar shock, CogniDiet™ is offering a four-week Sugar Detox Program to help participants get back on track to healthy eating. Princeton, N.J. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Chocolate bars, chewy caramels, candy corn, cool mints, hard candies, fruit chews, licorice, toffee, peanut butter goodies, fluffy marshmallow treats and more. Yes, Halloween is almost here, and sugar overload is not far behind. For even those with unshakable willpower, Halloween presents a...

2014-10-23 23:03:31

The newly released The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction authored by Gary W. Smith, Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead, details guilt as the third barrier to successful recovery which the addict faces. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction sheds new light on addiction and the addict, and explains why guilt is an integral part of the life cycle of addiction. The author points out that an individual who becomes addicted to alcohol...

2014-10-23 08:38:38

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 15.9% over last year to $0.80. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 8.4% over last year to $0.90. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 7.8% over last year and adjusted operating...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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