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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...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-05-12 23:10:08

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is proud to announce the inclusion of Next Step Sober Living to its comprehensive selection of world class patient care programs. Hattiesburg, Mississippi (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is proud to announce the inclusion of Next Step Sober Living to its comprehensive selection of world class patient care programs. Next Step Sober Living is designed for male patients, ages 18 and up, who have...

2014-05-12 23:02:19

The combination of alcohol with young people celebrating prom, the end of a school year, or even the end of high school, can lead to excess. Narconon Arrowhead issues a warning to parents to help curb drug and alcohol abuse during this time. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) points out that this is the time of year when celebrations for America’s teenagers have the potential to get completely out of hand. The invitation for America’s...

Children More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers If Their Parents Are Addicted To Smoking
2014-05-12 03:59:49

[ Watch The Video: Children Of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers ] Georgetown University Medical Center The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. So warns a team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists in Pediatrics. The study, published online today, is among the first to take a prospective,...

2014-05-09 08:28:02

Management to hold conference call on May 15th at 4:30 P.M. ET DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor", the "Company"), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette company whose brands include Krave®, Fifty-One®, VaporX®, Alternacig®, EZ Smoker®, Green Puffer®, Americig®, Fumare(TM), Hookah Stix® and Smoke Star®, today announced plans to release its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, on Thursday,...

2014-05-08 20:24:33

Health groups praise move, urge Governor to sign ST. PAUL, Minn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota's major health organizations, responded today to the Minnesota Senate's passage of a Health and Human Services Policy omnibus bill that includes provisions restricting the use and sales of e-cigarettes. Molly Moilanen, a coalition co-chair and Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, said, "The Minnesota Senate has shown good...

2014-05-08 12:26:39

CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article appearing in the April 2014 issue of the American Marketing Association's Journal of Marketing Research reports that graphic visual health warnings on cigarette packages aid adolescent smokers' thoughts of quitting primarily through the emotion of fear, whereas for young adult smokers, the warnings impact thoughts of quitting primarily through negative health beliefs and fear....

2014-05-07 23:04:47

TreatmentHelp, addiction and rehabilitation website, launches its list of common problematic excuses that individuals make to stay with a chronic addict. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Oftentimes, individuals in long-term relationships with an addict feel conflicted: while they want to help their partner overcome addiction, the previous physical or psychological abuse they endured as a result of the addiction makes the relationship is unable to be repaired. Such individuals may...

2014-05-07 20:27:23

FDA Must Act to Prevent Tobacco Companies from Using Flavors to Lure Kids WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Tobacco companies are using the same flavor chemicals in their sweet-flavored tobacco products, including cigars of various sizes and smokeless tobacco, that are used in popular candy and drink products such as...


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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.