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2014-05-28 06:40:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are a smoker, you know that watching someone else light up can give you the urge to smoke as well. Smoking seems to be as much a psychological and social addiction as it is a physical one. How do electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) fit into this pattern? In the first study to investigate the behavioral effects of exposure to e-cigarettes in a controlled setting, a team of researchers from the University of Chicago has found...

2014-05-27 23:12:27

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 focusing on the importance of a strong support system during recovery in its new blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 27, 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 believe in, is...

2014-05-27 23:03:52

In order to save a greater number of lives in the Sothern California area, His House Addiction Treatment Center is expanding their outreach by opening additional locations throughout the area. Upland, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Since 1994 His House Addiction Treatment Center has been serving Southern California to help bring new hope to families and individuals suffering from addiction. Over the years the certified programs run by His House Rehab have grown and evolved, thus allowing for...

2014-05-27 23:03:46

Located in Colton, California, New Creation Treatment Center has been helping addicts to recover from substance abuse for the last twenty years utilizing a twelve-step model. They are able to treat all genders through an individualized approach taking into consideration that all human beings are unique. Colton, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 New Creation Treatment Center has announced its plan to expand the Women’s Treatment Center in order to help more female addicts and alcoholics. New...

2014-05-27 08:28:40

WILL CALL FOR MORE TREATMENT AND EXPERTISE TO ADDRESS COUNTRY'S 23 MILLION TREATMENT GAP, EXPLOSION IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, HARMFUL TRENDS MAKING DRUGS MORE AVAILABLE, AND HOW TO ASSURE NEW LAW CALLING FOR 'PARITY" FOR DRUG TREATMENT IS IMPLEMENTED LA QUINTA, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's former Drug Czar, Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, and CEO Jerry Rhodes of CRC Health Group, the country's largest treatment provider, will open a three-day Western...

2014-05-23 23:09:15

The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) Addiction Medicine Review Course, September 3-6, 2014 in Anaheim, California, prepares physicians to take the American Board of Addiction Medicine Certification Exam (offered on November 15) and to refresh their knowledge and understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) presents its Review Course and ABAM Certification...

2014-05-21 23:12:28

The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab’s Aftercare Provider, psychologist Cameron Brown will share with a 250 strong congregation of mental health professionals and AA members, the merits of The Cabin’s unique version of the 12 Steps at the Victoria Alcoholics Anonymous Anniversary Event in Melbourne on June 10th 2014. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab’s Aftercare Provider, psychologist Cameron Brown will share with a 250 strong congregation of mental health...

2014-05-21 23:04:49

Teen addiction and rehabilitation expert discusses the importance of integrating treatment when working with a dual diagnosis patient. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Approximately 8.9 million adults who abuse drugs also have a mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. However, only 7.4 percent of those individuals receive effective treatment for both issues, which leaves many addicts struggling to recover. Johnny Patout, CEO of...

2014-05-21 16:27:30

Studies will explore tobacco cessation, smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved five new research grants. The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnesota, the Center for Energy and...

2014-05-21 08:28:17

Solid Landings Behavioral Health and ARISE® Network announce the launch of a fellowship designed to provide training for aspiring Certified ARISE® Interventionists who are committed to serving individuals and families in underserved populations. COSTA MESA, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of Southern California's leading recovery centers, Solid Landings Behavioral Health has announced its collaboration with international intervention pioneer, Dr. Judith Landau and...


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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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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