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2014-08-08 11:24:34

Wolters Kluwer Health 'Substantial gaps' in knowledge of potential risks and benefits, says review in Journal of Addiction Medicine Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) are booming in popularity—but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is...

2014-08-07 23:04:31

Meridian Treatment Solutions is now partnering with Brandamos, a brand elevation and marketing agency located in south Florida. Brandamos will be providing a variety of online marketing strategies to increase the brand awareness of Meridian Treatment Solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Meridian Treatment Solutions, a comprehensive inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center, selected Brandamos, (http://www.brandamos.com) to execute their marketing efforts including...

2014-08-07 15:46:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trend more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Those living in urban areas and poorer households are more likely to start drinking at an early age, the findings show. Studies from high-income countries have...

2014-08-07 15:40:39

The JAMA Network Journals Peter Roy-Byrne, M.D., formerly of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues write that few data exist on the effectiveness of brief (1-2 sessions) interventions for reducing problem drug use, a common issue in disadvantaged populations seeking care in safety-net medical settings (hospitals and community health clinics serving low-income patients with limited or no insurance). Based on the established efficacy of brief interventions for hazardous...

2014-08-06 23:08:34

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 highlighting 20 must-read inspirational quotes to help addicts make it through the often arduous, but inestimably beneficial journey of addiction to sobriety. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and...

2014-08-06 16:31:31

PATERSON, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ElectronicHookahPens announces Clearette Electronic Cigarette's line of fruit-flavored ZERO nicotine E-Hookahs as the top-rated nicotine-free E-Hookah on the market. Clearette's line of ZERO E-Hookahs are designed to "taste exceptional without smoke or nicotine" and are marketed toward social and ex-smokers looking for a nicotine-free hookah or fruit-flavored E-Cig experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134158...

2014-08-05 12:22:44

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company (ASC), an indirect subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has been awarded the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's (TDEC) highest award for sustainable business practices, the Tennessee Green Star Partnership Three-Star Certification. American Snuff Company is the first Memphis-based company and just the 13th company in the entire state of Tennessee to hold this award. "ASC - Memphis is...

2014-08-04 12:30:38

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Tobacco in the United Kingdom, Euromonitor International http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/tobacco/tobacco_packaging_united_kingdom.html With the exception of RYO tobacco, tobacco volume sales continued to decline in the UK in 2013. Sales continued to be hit by rising costs, duties, health and wellbeing considerations and a general development towards considering smoking as...

2014-08-04 08:26:28

MUMBAI, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab in the United States is big business - $35 billion this year. There are now 14,000+ treatment facilities and growing. A total of 2.5 million persons received treatment, but many more need it and facilities are filled to capacity. However, insurance coverage for rehab is limited. As a result, most of the tab is paid by government/state agencies. High end niches have emerged for the well-heeled (think...

2014-07-31 23:17:54

Harvard study finds similarities between excessive tanning and drug addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Destination Hope warns people not to jump to conclusions in response to a recent study out of Harvard that has some comparing tanning ‘addiction’ to heroin use. Researchers studied the effect of Vitamin D on mice, and discovered that they produced endorphins when exposed to sunlight. This led to drawing inferences for humans, and addresses longstanding speculation...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.