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2014-07-15 23:11:42

The C.O.R.E. conference is an opportunity for addiction professionals to advance their understanding of abstinence-based recovery principles & practices. Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The 2nd Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), a C4 Recovery Solutions event is set to take place July 20-23rd, 2014 at Amelia Island, FL. The conference is structured as a forum to increase the collective understanding of recovery processes with the goal of improving...

2014-07-15 23:01:20

Harbor Village Florida comments on coaches for drug-addicted mothers. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the New York Times in the article Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches (7/11), several different woman, all of whom are mothers, shared their story about how they overcame an addiction with the help of a sobriety coach. The common snag among these women was that rehab would have made it hard for them to be with their family and children during an especially tough time....

pornography and hypersexuality
2014-07-13 05:34:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When viewing pornographic material, people with compulsive sexual behavior experience brain activity similar to that experienced by drug addicts, according to a University of Cambridge study appearing in the July 11 edition of the journal PLOS ONE. The results of the study lend evidence that the condition, which is also known as hypersexuality or sex addiction, should be viewed as a legitimate mental health disorder and considered...

2014-07-11 23:05:02

Harbor Village Florida comments on new research that could be useful in treating drug addiction. UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable through blocking the brain's memory receptors. There are certain parts of the human brain that can become...

2014-07-11 23:04:40

Harbor Village Florida comments on Shia LaBeouf checking into rehab. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment For Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest (7/1), actor Shia LaBeouf, best known for his performances in hit movies such as Disturbia and the Transformers series, has voluntarily checked into rehab following a recent arrest for acting disorderly in public. This past year, LaBeouf has gained national attention for...

2014-07-11 23:03:43

Harbor Village Florida comments on Roberty Downey's Son alleged arrest due to cocaine possession. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by Forbes in the article Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested For Cocaine: Are Genetics To Blame (6/30), Indino Downey has reportedly been arrested after being caught with suspected cocaine and paraphernalia to smoke it with. His father, well-known actor Robert Downey Jr. believes that the genetics that his son inherited from him may have something to...

2014-07-11 23:00:42

Senator Bill Nelson Introduces Bill Along with Nine Senate Co-Sponsors ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are commending Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 on July 10, 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to enact rules requiring safer,...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...

2014-07-10 23:01:11

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new article which addresses Drug treatment effectiveness. USA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As reported in the article “Effectiveness of addiction drugs depends on phase of addiction” (6/30) by MedicalNewsToday, there is no “one size fits all” approach to drug treatments and addiction. The study, from University of Cambridge, showed that prescribing medication for addiction could actually only be effective in specific phases of addiction. Today,...

2014-07-10 09:55:38

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking prevalence is 50 percent higher in this group; more effort needed to help them quit, say researchers People with mental health issues who smoke cost the UK economy nearly £2.5 billion a year, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control. The total costs are more or less equally divided among losses sustained from premature death, lost productivity, and healthcare costs to treat smoking related diseases in this group. As the prevalence...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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