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2014-07-22 00:21:39

FDA Should Move Forward in Banning Menthol Cigarettes Based on Conclusions of Its Own Independent Review WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department should immediately appeal today's misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest - or just the appearance of conflicts of interest - and barred the FDA from using a March 2011 report on menthol...

2014-07-19 23:01:36

Insight to Recovery drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Palm Beach, Florida has recently released new video testimonials from recovering clients. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Insight to Recovery is built on the skills, compassion and dedication of Dr. Harvey Brown and his team of licensed addiction professionals. The facility employs a unique treatment approach that is helping numerous men and women get their lives back, and not just getting them sober. This has...

2014-07-17 16:09:09

University of Texas at Austin Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal. The scientists accomplished this feat by inserting a modified human alcohol target into the worms, as reported this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. "This is the first example of altering a human alcohol target to prevent...

2014-07-16 23:13:20

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 Gambling Addiction section of its website at http://aforeverrecovery.com/behavioral-addictions/gambling-addiction/ Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 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...

2014-07-15 23:11:42

The C.O.R.E. conference is an opportunity for addiction professionals to advance their understanding of abstinence-based recovery principles & practices. Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The 2nd Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), a C4 Recovery Solutions event is set to take place July 20-23rd, 2014 at Amelia Island, FL. The conference is structured as a forum to increase the collective understanding of recovery processes with the goal of improving...

2014-07-15 23:01:20

Harbor Village Florida comments on coaches for drug-addicted mothers. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the New York Times in the article Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches (7/11), several different woman, all of whom are mothers, shared their story about how they overcame an addiction with the help of a sobriety coach. The common snag among these women was that rehab would have made it hard for them to be with their family and children during an especially tough time....

pornography and hypersexuality
2014-07-13 05:34:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When viewing pornographic material, people with compulsive sexual behavior experience brain activity similar to that experienced by drug addicts, according to a University of Cambridge study appearing in the July 11 edition of the journal PLOS ONE. The results of the study lend evidence that the condition, which is also known as hypersexuality or sex addiction, should be viewed as a legitimate mental health disorder and considered...

2014-07-11 23:05:02

Harbor Village Florida comments on new research that could be useful in treating drug addiction. UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable through blocking the brain's memory receptors. There are certain parts of the human brain that can become...

2014-07-11 23:04:40

Harbor Village Florida comments on Shia LaBeouf checking into rehab. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment For Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest (7/1), actor Shia LaBeouf, best known for his performances in hit movies such as Disturbia and the Transformers series, has voluntarily checked into rehab following a recent arrest for acting disorderly in public. This past year, LaBeouf has gained national attention for...

2014-07-11 23:03:43

Harbor Village Florida comments on Roberty Downey's Son alleged arrest due to cocaine possession. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by Forbes in the article Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested For Cocaine: Are Genetics To Blame (6/30), Indino Downey has reportedly been arrested after being caught with suspected cocaine and paraphernalia to smoke it with. His father, well-known actor Robert Downey Jr. believes that the genetics that his son inherited from him may have something to...


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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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