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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...

2014-05-15 08:35:47

All-New Proprietary Cartridge Design Represents a New Benchmark in E-Cig Technology TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is proud to announce the launch of its latest product innovation, ClearDraw2, which aims to set a new benchmark in e-cigarette cartridge performance, flavor and value. Eschewing years of well-worn, but dated technology used throughout the industry, ClearDraw2 is a radical reinvention of the traditional electronic...

2014-05-14 23:13:42

Passages Ventura provides non-12 Step treatment and extraordinary one-on-one therapy. Ventura, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Five years after opening its doors in the California seaside community of Port Hueneme, Passages Ventura continues to thrive. Modeled after its predecessor Passages Malibu, the Ventura campus provides comprehensive, holistic treatment at a more accessible rate, without compromising quality of care. Passages Ventura has evolved over the last five years, and today it is...

2014-05-14 23:12:54

Willingway, the addiction treatment experts, announce the launch of their newest program, the Willingway Family Workshop. The four day comprehensive workshop located at the Willingway facility in Statesboro, GA will provide help and healing to those who have been affected by the disease of addiction. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Willingway is excited to announce the launch of their new Family Workshop. The Willingway Family Workshop will offer understanding, healing and hope for...

2014-05-14 23:09:11

Narconon Freedom Center, a long term drug rehab, issues new symptoms that an individual may be abusing drugs or alcohol. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Drug abuse can feel like it sneaks up on you. You think you know your family and friends well. You may know your spouse better than anyone else in the entire world. You are tuned in to all their actions, and when the smallest thing seems “off”, you may wonder what’s going on. When someone starts using drugs, lots of things are...

2014-05-14 23:05:18

Pro-Recovery Group Aims to Show How Police Use Social Media to Catch Illegal Activity Port St. Lucie, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 As reported by USA Today (5/12) in their article Deputies: Man Arrested After Posting Selfie With Drugs, a Florida man found himself in handcuffs after he showed off his life as a drug dealer on a popular social media website. The man, Taylor Harrison of Port St. Lucie, uploaded photos of himself with a number of drugs and money with a cop car in the...

2014-05-14 00:22:16

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Carter Administration and Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The human rights watch report, "Tobacco's Hidden Children: Hazardous Child Labor in U.S. Tobacco Farming," reveals that the tobacco industry's exploitation of children extends well beyond its efforts to lure children to start smoking and hooking them on nicotine. This...

2014-05-13 23:12:58

Newly launched innovative residential treatment center approved for addiction, substance abuse, and mental health treatment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Clearing SPC, an innovative Washington treatment center specializing in a wide variety of addictive and limiting behaviors, today announced that it has received fully approved licensure from the State of Washington Department of Health and the Department of Social and Health Services. The Clearing and its facility on San Juan...

2014-05-13 23:11:59

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 most common fears of addiction treatment in its latest blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 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 focusing on the...

2014-05-13 23:06:05

Wednesday May 14th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome the renowned physician Dr. Harry Haroutunian to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday May 14th at 12pm. He is one of the leading speakers on the topic of alcohol and drug addiction with the ability to shed light on the perils of the disease as well as the specific effects it may have on the performance and functionality of the brain. As the author of...


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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.