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2014-01-28 23:31:20

One of the top New Year’s resolutions for both men and women is to stay sober during the New Year. Whether struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, anyone can benefit from Synergy Lifestyle Center’s comprehensive addiction treatment program, which features the effective combination of medical treatment and counseling services. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Synergy Lifestyle Center offers an addiction treatment program that helps patients who have committed to sobriety in the New...

2014-01-27 23:26:57

Passages Malibu issues comments on the rising popularity of heroin & prescription opiates. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 In his 2014 State of the State address on January 8th, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin drew special attention to what he described as the state’s "full-blown heroin crisis." Gov. Shumlin presented a series of facts that painted an alarming picture of opiate proliferation in the Northeastern state. Shumlin reported that in Vermont, since the year...

2014-01-27 23:23:38

Smoking during pregnancy has been proven to cause adverse health risks for an unborn child. Freedom Laser Therapy offers vital information for pregnant mothers who are still smoking and offers a new all-natural method for them to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy's latest blog post offers a nicotine-free solution for pregnant women trying to quit smoking. Readers learn of some terrible health effects smoking can cause to an unborn child if...

2014-01-27 16:24:40

New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Tackles Issue PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical activity or exercise is often extolled for its physical and psychological health benefits. Nevertheless, unhealthy physical activity is a common symptom among many eating disorder patients. A new workshop at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2, will discuss when and how symptomatic exercise might best be treated. Conventional wisdom suggests...

2014-01-26 23:04:03

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a new study that correlates hallucinogen use with reduced recidivism among criminals convicted of drug-offenses. Aid in Recovery is a full service drug and alcohol treatment center located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recently released study that linked hallucinogens with reduced recidivism rates in criminals convicted of substance abuse...

2014-01-25 23:02:58

Irving Treatment Center is adding programs toward helping people with drug and alcohol dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment. Irving, TX (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 An Irving treatment center is launching adult and adolescent programs aimed at tackling alcohol and drug addiction which are now available through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to information released from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "Slightly more than half (52.1 percent) of...

Addiction To Food Linked To Impulsivity
2014-01-25 06:05:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Georgia (UGA), published in the journal Appetite, reveals that the same kinds of impulsive behavior that leads some individuals to abuse alcohol and drugs may also contribute to an unhealthy relationship with food. The research team found that people with impulsive personalities were more likely to report higher levels of food addiction, which can lead to obesity. Food addiction is a compulsive...

2014-01-24 23:00:12

A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need, has published a new blog post that focuses on recovering from meth addiction. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual...

2014-01-23 23:24:24

Traditional 12-step programs are coming under increased fire for their approach and inability to provide long-term relief for struggling addicts. The all-natural “Pouyan Method” is healing addictions of all kinds. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Holistic Sanctuary Addiction Healing Center is experiencing record success rates while turning the world of traditional 12-step recovery on its ear. The long-standing and some say outdated approach to treatment currently practiced...

2014-01-23 23:20:50

Co-Founder of Groundbreaking Moderation Treatment Center, Alternatives to Lead MM Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Moderation Management has announced that Dr. Marc Kern, clinical director of Alternatives Treatment Center, has been brought on as the new head of the board. Dr. Kern has been a member of the MM board since 1995, just one year after the start of Moderation Management. Dr. Kern is a long-standing figurehead of the moderation movement and a huge supporter in its...


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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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