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Is Eating Is Addictive

Is Eating Is Addictive?

University of Edinburgh People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests. An international team of scientists has found no strong evidence for...

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2014-09-16 23:03:00

National Recovery Month, recognized in the month of September and now in its 25th year, spreads the positive message that prevention works; that treatment is effective; and that people can and do recover. A newly released Narconon Arrowhead booklet offers tips on addiction recovery during this month. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 SAMHSA, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has as its mission a reduction of the impact of substance abuse and mental health...

2014-09-12 23:09:37

In less than two years, Transforming Youth Recovery has nearly tripled the number of collegiate recovery efforts across the country. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Transforming Youth Recovery announced today that they have provided 75 collegiate grants nationwide in their efforts to continue to grow and support the national collegiate recovery movement. As part of these efforts, the web-based Capacitype mapping platform was developed to help expand recovery support and...

2014-09-11 23:13:34

In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is helping people answer the potentially life-changing question: is inpatient treatment right for me? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them...

2014-09-11 16:27:46

COPAC, a leading substance abuse treatment and dual diagnosis program in Mississippi, joins the Elements Behavioral Health family of treatment centers. LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elements Behavioral Health, a leading nationwide provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced today that it has acquired COPAC, a Joint Commission accredited treatment program located outside of Jackson, Mississippi. COPAC was founded in 1979 by a group of...

2014-09-09 23:13:52

Ft. Lauderdale recovery center provides support after treatment, such as a comprehensive relapse prevention plan and alumni activities. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Ft. Lauderdale provides addiction recovery programs that are tailored to help clients stay sober even after completing treatment. Programs are customized to provide individual plans, but all include relapse prevention and an aftercare plan. Cornerstone utilizes the...

2014-09-09 23:13:13

Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier drum and percussion stores, to lead an interactive clinic for drummers of all skill levels on Thursday, September 11 at 7:00pm. Along with welcoming Perkins, Vic’s will also offer a special discount on all brands of in-stock gear that Perkins uses. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier...

2014-09-09 23:08:18

Narconon Arrowhead in Oklahoma recently released the newest issue of its highly educational and informative series on the facts of addiction; its mechanics and its life cycle, thus helping to bring new insight into and practical understanding of addiction and the addiction lifestyle. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The newly released issue in the Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction series was written by Gary Smith, Executive Director of the Oklahoma-based Narconon Arrowhead drug...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-09-04 23:09:35

Prior to opening Southern California's premier luxury rehab center, Passages Malibu, in 2001, Prentiss was addicted to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol for 10 years. With the help of his father, Passages co-founder Chris Prentiss, he overcame his addiction by looking outside the 12 Step/AA method and turning to a more progressive, modern approach to substance abuse treatment that his father helped create. Malibu, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Unlike many of today's drug and...

2014-09-04 23:04:19

Dr. Claudia Black, MSW, Ph.D., was presented with the prestigious Father Joseph C. Martin Professional Excellence Award Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Dr. Claudia Black, MSW, Ph.D., was presented with the prestigious Father Joseph C. Martin Professional Excellence Award August 24, 2014 at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) before an applauding standing audience of 800 attendees. This recognition is bestowed annually by the Maryland treatment center to an...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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