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2014-04-08 09:56:00

New research reveals that brain damage affecting the insula – an area with a key role in emotions – disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction. The research, led by Dr Luke Clark from the University of Cambridge, was published on April 7 2014 in the journal PNAS. During gambling games, people often misperceive their chances of winning due to a number of errors of thinking called cognitive distortions. For example, ‘near-misses’ seem to encourage further play, even...

2014-04-07 23:28:09

Narconon New Life Retreat spent the day with other volunteers preparing prom dresses for the upcoming Prom Season. Their efforts will provide dresses to young women who would otherwise not be able to attend prom. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The mission of The Cinderella Project is to support young women statewide with resources that may not exist for them otherwise. Their goals are to provide educational outreach and community-based projects that empower young women with...

2014-04-07 23:25:20

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "OpportunityAnalyzer Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 - Event-Driven Update" to its huge collection of research reports.Browse All GlobalData Reports @http://www.researchmoz.us/publisher/globaldata-1.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"OpportunityAnalyzer Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) - Opportunity Analysis and...

2014-04-07 23:04:57

California treatment center to provide education resources for attorneys and professionals RESEDA, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce its upcoming continuing education workshop. The workshop provides continuing education credits to attorneys and professionals that work with individuals affected by drug and alcohol addiction and those that may struggle with addiction themselves. The MCLE Lawyer Continuing Education Workshop will take place Thursday, April...

2014-04-07 23:00:49

Throughout the month of April, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead is actively promoting Alcohol Awareness Month through a series of educational articles their website and community relations activities. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Started in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the month has been used to help raise awareness for the dangers of alcoholism. The awareness month is recognized in April because it’s the start of prom...

2014-04-07 08:32:02

Online Screening and Resources Available at www.HowDoYouScore.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the particular health consequences of alcohol abuse in women. The increased focus coincides with National Alcohol Screening Day, held April 10(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC98832 The 17(th) annual...

2014-04-06 23:02:31

Addiction Treatment Center Marks Alcohol Awareness Month Canaan, CT (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center joins in the national campaign to raise awareness about alcoholism and its impact on young people, families and communities in Connecticut. The theme for this year is “Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow.” “Alcohol is so prevalent in our society – present at some of the most celebratory moments of our...

2014-04-06 23:00:17

Karen Kaplan, reporter for the Los Angeles Times wrote an article detailing distressing news about the nicotine liquid found in e-cigarettes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Karen Kaplan, reporter for the Los Angeles Times wrote an article detailing distressing news about the nicotine liquid found in e-cigarettes. In Kaplan’s Los Angeles Times article dated April 3th, she educates the public that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has learned that poison control...

2014-04-05 23:01:52

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "China Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Industry Report, 2013-2016" Market Analysis and Overview Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-pharmaceutical-glass-packaging-industry-report-2013-2016 (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Influenced by the substitution of plastic, aluminum foil and other new packaging materials as well as the declining packaging material purchase prices...

Children Increasingly At Risk From Liquid Nicotine In E-Cigarettes: CDC
2014-04-04 09:35:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that e-cigarettes, as they are currently sold, are dangerous for young children. The report was based on phone calls made to poison control centers that showed over 51 percent of calls between September 2010 and February 2014 were for young children under five years old. Forty-two percent of the calls were for people 20 and older. “This report raises...


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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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