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2014-05-20 23:18:28

Our Solutions, an outpatient counseling program in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has recently added the Vibroacoustic Program to their counseling services for the treatment of recovering addicts and alcoholics. Addicts and alcoholics in Fort Lauderdale now have the opportunity to improve their ability for recovery by learning how to effectively manage anxiety and stress and also how to improve their confidence and self-esteem. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Approximately 70 to 90 % of addicts and...

2014-05-20 08:35:49

E-Liquids Formulated in the United States at FDA-Registered Facility DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette company with brands that include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix® and Fifty-One®, announced today the launch of a new, premium line of e-liquids for electronic vaporizers and other e-vaping devices. "The launch of this new line of USA-made e-liquids reflects the tremendous...

2014-05-19 23:04:10

Pro-Recovery Group Believes that Communication is Key in Families when Talking About Substance Abuse Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As reported by Desert National News in their article, Derailing Kids: Alcohol and Drugs Send Children As Young As 10 Off-Course (5/18), experts gave their opinion on the importance of communication when it comes to parents educating their kids about drugs at an early age. The article spoke about how young children often imitate the actions of their...

2014-05-17 23:00:47

NHL player's actions could set bad example for kids, group says. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 As reported by Fox News in their article Sabres F Konopka Suspended 20 Games (5/15), the forward for the Canadian hockey team The Sabres, Zenon Konopka, has violated the rules of the substance abuse policy for the team. As a result of the violation, Konopka will now have to attend a program for substance abuse treatment and will not be able to play for 20 games. Konopka, who has...

2014-05-16 23:02:50

Group Hopeful That Bill Will Eventually Go Federal Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 As reported by WCVB Boston in their article Massachusetts Senate Approves Substance Abuse Bill (5/13), the Massachusetts State Senate has passed a bill that would attempt to offset the rapidly increasing drug issues that have made their way up the east coast. Although the bill has the words “substance abuse” in it, it generally aims at trying to cause a decrease in prescription pill abuse....

2014-05-16 16:24:51

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 3rd Annual Gala was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Espace in New York City. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the Center's tremendous success in turning around the lives of young people that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders, exemplifying its commitment to provide the most effective treatment for chemically dependent youth....

2014-05-15 23:13:41

Bay Area Recovery Center Introduces Three Types of Treatment Options Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Drug addiction is a very dangerous and destructive condition. It adversely affects the victim, as well as the person's relationship with family and friends. So, merely finding a drug rehabilitation center is not enough. It has to be a top-tier facility, where people suffering from drug abuse can receive the absolute best care. Also, the center has to personalize treatment,...

2014-05-15 23:13:05

Cornerstone Recovery Center’s Family Night will be open to the public starting in June, all families welcome. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is celebrating the success of its Family Night event at its drug rehab facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The next Family Night will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The parents and loved ones who have attended Family...

2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...

Treating Alcohol, Opioid Dependence With Extended-release Medication
2014-05-15 03:12:27

Oregon State University A comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of taken orally once a day appears to be significantly more effective than some other medications – because more patients actually continue the prescribed regimen. The findings, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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