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2014-10-22 23:09:23

A Book to Help End All Bad Habits and Thrive Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay House is pleased to announce the official release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by the highly esteemed Tommy Rosen, leader in the field of Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant to help readers of all kinds end their addictions and thrive in a life of recovery. Recovery 2.0 is not the average self-help book, or a mock-up of the 12...

2014-10-22 12:29:21

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offers proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Respiratory Care Week in October is sponsored by the American Association of Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Its primary care mission is to promote lung health and smoking is responsible for over 80%...

2014-10-21 23:03:59

Use of electronic cigarettes has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The findings indicate that e-cigarettes are not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes among this group. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the...

2014-10-17 23:05:23

The treatment facility encourages everyone to participate in the two-week challenge. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is supporting the 14 Days on the Wagon Challenge, in which participants will cut harmful substances out of their lives for two weeks. This includes alcohol and any non-medically necessary drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol...

2014-10-17 16:24:45

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- atTAcK Addiction, winner of the Governor's 2014 volunteer service award , and the News Journal have partnered to present Passport to Awareness on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Passport to Awareness was created as a follow up to the well received Heroin Forum which was presented by the News Journal earlier this year. The Heroin Forum raised the community's awareness of the growing addiction epidemic. Passport to Awareness takes the next...

2014-10-16 23:15:18

Residential Detoxification Program and Services See Recent Expansion Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 With a main office established a few miles south of Houston, Bay Area Recovery Center has helped thousands of people in the area recover from alcohol and drug abuse within the last 20 years. Recently, the rehabilitation center decided to expand the resources available for their residential detoxification programs. The addition of interactive multimedia, as well as expanded...

2014-10-15 23:13:49

RecoveryHub.com Commits to Placing Addicts in Treatment Centers Across the Nation Florida (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 RecoveryHub.com is excited to announce the launch of a comprehensive and user-friendly website that allows individuals struggling with addiction the opportunity to find an ideal treatment facility anywhere in the world from the comfort of his or her own home. On average, 100 Americans die of drug-related overdose every day. This site is dedicated to helping addicts avoid...

2014-10-15 23:00:40

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 offering essential and potentially life changing – or even life saving – tips for making the best choices in addiction treatment. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients...

2014-10-14 08:32:52

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offer proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit, the world's first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption and severity of nicotine addiction, is now available online via Kickstarter. Similar to a weight scale and calorie counter for dieters, IntelliQuit provides the smoker with actionable...

2014-10-12 23:00:10

Best Drug Rehabilitation proudly welcomed “country music’s bad boy, gone good” Jared Blake to a private concert for BDR’s patients and staff on October 2, 2014. The intimate and interactive setting also allowed Blake to share his personal experiences of addiction and recovery, and inspire those in attendance with the powerful message that being sober is a great way of life. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.