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Smoking Could Hamper Treatment For Alcohol Abuse
2014-12-10 03:17:02

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

2014-12-09 23:03:24

With an emphasis on promoting the appeal of its outpatient treatment center as an oasis for people in recovery, Discovery Transitions has launched a new website with an easy-to-navigate menu that

2014-12-05 23:00:50

Harbor Village Detox comments on claims that "problem drinkers" aren't automatically alcoholics, claims USA (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 Binge

2014-12-04 23:00:22

In a new eye-opening 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

2014-12-03 23:13:35

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, proudly welcomed

2014-12-03 23:03:08

The Holiday Season, which begins with Thanksgiving and ends with New Year’s Day, presents increased risks of drug and alcohol abuse for individuals currently using, and those in early recovery.

2014-11-30 23:04:01

Pacific Coast Detox (PCD), a premier facility in Souther California for alcohol and drug detoxification for men and women, opened a new residential drug and alcohol detox center due to high demand

2014-11-26 23:09:41

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, proudly sponsored

2014-11-26 23:05:12

The Freedom Quit Smoking System, a nicotine-free 10-day smoking cessation program, has now become FSA and HSA eligible. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November

2014-11-26 12:25:25

Despite progress, smoking rates stay high for certain groups ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S.


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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