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Mobile Phone Program Helps Smokers Fight The Urge To Light Up
2014-06-06 03:35:10

George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health More than 11 percent of smokers who used a text- messaging program to help them quit did so and remained smoke free at the end of a six- month study as compared to just 5 percent of controls, according to a new report by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH.) "Text messages seem to give smokers the constant reminders they need to stay focused...

2014-06-05 23:10:22

The Single State Authority for the state of Missouri Department of Mental Health is honored by Planning Partners, including Entertainment Industries Council and National Association for the Children of Alcoholics, for outstanding leadership in expanding support for addiction recovery, in strengthening Recovery Month's impact, and in promoting systemic change to foster recovery within the state. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Seventh Annual Ramstad/Kennedy award for...

2014-06-05 23:02:00

Internet Addiction Disorder Facts, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/internet-addiction-disorder/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 It is without a doubt that the Internet has become a part of people’s everyday lives, especially for youth. The constant development in the use of technology has become even more tremendous than it already is. This is when abuse comes into the picture, which is now being referred to as Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)....

2014-06-05 23:00:59

The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long term drug rehab in Florida. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long-term drug rehab in Florida for those suffering from addiction. The González Recovery Residences (The GRR) Program is one of the most successful long term drug rehabilitation programs available and detailed program information is available online at http://www.thegrr.com. The program is endorsed by Father...

2014-06-04 23:03:27

In its new blog post, 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 offering some essential advice on how to convince an addict to seek help. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 In its new blog post, 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...

2014-06-04 23:03:02

In its latest blog post Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is asking a critically important question: is there help for those dealing with multiple addictions? (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 In its latest blog post Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can...

2014-06-03 23:15:03

Recovery Outfitters Inc., one of the best addiction treatment centers, has just released new videos about their drug addiction rehab center. The new YouTube videos explain their drug addiction programs for young men, and how to best handle addiction recovery. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Recovery Outfitters Inc. takes a unique, cutting-edge approach to the treatment of young male addicts and their families; they strive to be the best addiction treatment center. The new videos being released...

2014-06-03 23:06:26

HARP NuLife Residential Drug Rehab Treatment Center in Los Angeles and Woodland Hills, CA launches unique music therapy via professional in-house recording studio. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The HARP NuLife Residential Treatment Program for addiction and substance abuse related matters announced this week the launch of a breakthrough music therapy program currently unseen throughout the Southern California region. Located in Woodland Hills, California, considered among...

America's Youth Seeing More And More Ads For Electronic Cigarettes
2014-06-02 13:05:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unlike conventional cigarettes – the advertising for electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, is not currently regulated at the federal level and a new study form RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina found that e-cigarette ads targeting adolescents has risen over 250 percent from 2011 to 2013. The study also found that e-cigarette ads targeting young adults rose more than 320 percent over that same time frame....

2014-06-02 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, June 2, 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 Youth exposure to television ads for electronic cigarettes increased by 256 percent from 2011 to 2013, exposing 24 million U.S. kids to these ads, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics. The researchers predicted that "if current trends in e-cigarette television...


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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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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