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E-Cigarettes Do Not Help In Smoking Cessation Among Cancer Patients, According To New Study

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the biggest challenges a cancer patient faces, especially one suffering from lung cancer, is to quit smoking. Continuing to smoke can cause new mutations among cancer survivors. Many...

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2014-09-30 23:25:24

Destination Hope: The Women’s Program Offers Prevention Tips for Recovery Month 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In celebration of SAMHSA's nationally recognized Recovery Month this September, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, has been running a social media campaign celebrating 101 reasons to celebrate recovery. Pulled from clients, staff and alumni, the 101 reasons campaign has put the positive aspects of recovery into focus. “We wanted to do...

2014-09-30 23:22:08

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th annual “Recovery Walks!” on September 19, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Bushnell Park in Hartford. Participants from across the state of Connecticut gathered together to show their support for recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction in front of Connecticut’s state capitol. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th...

2014-09-30 23:05:43

A growing number of employers are reviewing and revising substance use policies. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For the first time since 2010, the National Football League (NFL) has made revisions to its drug use policy. Recent legislative changes around the country as well as continued pressure to reduce substance abuse and addiction within professional sports has led to a growing number of employers reviewing and revising substance use policies according to Ben...

2014-09-29 23:09:21

A New Day Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center was proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Alonderay Johnson, PHD as their new program director. The addition of Dr. Johnson to an already stellar team of addiction professionals has given A New Day a fresh spark of energy and enthusiasm for treating substance abuse. North Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With background in everything from substance abuse to family and adolescent counseling, Dr. Johnson received her PHD in psychology from...

2014-09-26 23:05:27

Serial entrepreneur, educator and founder of Sylvan Learning Centers, Berry Fowler, has joined forces with Dr. Jean LaCour, President and cofounder of NET Institute Center for Addiction and Recovery Education, to provide professional recovery coach training to thousands. Daytona Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Serial entrepreneur, educator and founder of Sylvan Learning Centers, Berry Fowler, has joined forces with Dr. Jean LaCour, President and cofounder of NET Institute Center...

2014-09-24 12:29:02

Survey indicates employers are prepared for the Affordable Care Act's tobacco cessation rules DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas employers are playing a key role in helping employees and their families kick the tobacco habit according to a new survey from the Texas Business Group on Health (TBGH) examining tobacco use policies and programs in the workplace. Conducted in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Employers Benchmarking Survey:...

2014-09-22 23:10:38

There are various schools of thought currently in vogue within the medical, scientific and chemical dependency communities regarding whether a person is biochemically or genetically predisposed to alcoholism or addiction; with one school of thought advocating the “disease concept” of addiction. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Disease Theory of Addiction The school of thought which advocates addiction as a disease embraces the notion that it is an inherited disease;...

2014-09-22 14:14:40

Methadone has been used to treat opiate addiction in America for about 50 years, since Dr. Vincent Dole of New York’s Rockefeller University first discovered that the drug was able to relieve opiate withdrawal symptoms and allow addicts to return to their normal lives. Although numerous studies support the safety and efficacy of methadone maintenance for the treatment of opiate addiction, myths about methadone continue to thrive. If you or someone close to you is struggling with opiate...

2014-09-19 12:25:16

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This September marks the 25th anniversary of National Recovery Month, an annual observance that celebrates recovery and encourages us all to take action to promote the availability of effective prevention, treatment and recovery services for those in need. As responsible citizens - employers, co-workers, neighbors and friends - we need to recognize addiction as the disease it is, rather than viewing it as a choice or a moral failing. At the national...

2014-09-17 23:01:37

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 exploring the dangerous link between addiction and depression. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 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 a solid foundation in recovery they...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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