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2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-30 08:35:28

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share remained flat at $0.83 per share compared to the second quarter of 2013. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 3.7% over last year to $0.84. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 4.2% over last year...

2014-07-29 23:12:39

In its latest 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, has busted four big, dangerous and persistent addiction myths. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 In its latest 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...

2014-07-29 23:12:36

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, was a proud sponsor of the National Cherry Festival kickoff festival held on July 5, 2014 in Traverse City, MI. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 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...

2014-07-29 23:01:47

Alcohol is both one of most socially acceptable and deadly substances on the planet. Prevention is a key element to combat a growing number of teen drivers involved in alcohol related crashes. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Historically, Memorial Day kicks off a three month long holiday across the United States usually celebrated throughout that time by picnics, barbecues and beach outings. More recently though, those summer days now mark the start of a period that will witness...

2014-07-25 23:01:13

Harbor Village Florida Reports on 'The Situation' Celebrating 8 Months of Sobriety. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Talks Life After Jersey Shore and Getting Sober (7/15), one of the most popular cast stars from MTV's hit show, Jersey Shore, has spoken out to the public about his personal transformation. Now, two years later since the wrap-up of the show, The Situation admits that moving on with his...

2014-07-24 08:34:19

BALTIMORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on BioCorRx, Inc. (OTCQB - BICX). The healthcare solutions company is on the leading edge of substance abuse addiction treatment. BioCorRx developed the highly effective Start Fresh Program(TM) which is sold to and used by addiction clinics across the U.S. The alcohol and...

2014-07-23 23:03:30

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, has launched a new Internet Addiction section of its website at http://aforeverrecovery.com/behavioral-addictions/internet-addiction/ Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 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...

2014-07-23 23:01:07

The treatment center prepares for National Health Center Week. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In preparation for National Health Center Week, which will take place Aug. 10-16, Millennium Treatment Group is providing tips on choosing a reputable treatment center. Substance abuse has existed in society ever since man first figured out the process of crushing grapes to make wine. Substance abuse treatment has existed since shortly thereafter. Its basis lies in the classic business...

2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...


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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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