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2014-03-26 16:01:18

Arthritis in adulthood is linked to parental addictions during childhood, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers The adult offspring of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are more likely to have arthritis, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. Investigators examined a group of 13,036 adults and found that 20.4 per cent of respondents had been diagnosed with arthritis by a medical professional. Investigators found that 14.5 per...

2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA. Unhealthy alcohol use is common among young people, including university students. Using an internet site to screening students for unhealthy alcohol use and...

2014-03-25 23:32:01

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the once prevalent street drug. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 According to a new study published on March 13th in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, a sharp drop was noted in the number of young people beginning the use of crack cocaine, over the last ten years. Stats show that in the US, roughly 200 young people begin using crack cocaine each day. In 2002, when survey data was first collected, the number of young people using crack for the first...

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-24 23:28:35

Emotions and the sudden need to find recovery for their sons is a bad combination when attempting to make an informed decision as to where to place a substance abusing young man. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Mike Joly of New Life House has specialized in creating an extensive recovery community for young adults over the past seventeen years. Working with substance abusers and their families, he has encountered the obstacle that keeps parents from making informed decisions...

2014-03-24 23:04:19

Announcing a new website for Dr. Wall (http://detoxca.com/), who offers small group addiction treatment, treats co-occurring disorders, detox programs, interventions, outpatient treatments and more - in the Napa Valley area (North Bay -- San Francisco). Calistoga, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Dr. Wall owns and runs St Helena California Detoxification and Rehab Center. His new website, http://detoxca.com/, showcases the services he provides his patients and their families in this physician...

2014-03-21 23:00:31

Family, friends and those dependent on alcohol or drugs are troubled by an alarming trend: openings in medically supervised detox centers and residential treatment facilities are increasingly scarce. The people behind SoberFreedom.com have risen to the challenge and offer a unique, online service that solves the problem. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 In the past decade, prescription drugs have become the most common drug of abuse next to marijuana. Teens, young adults and soccer...

2014-03-20 23:04:27

Narconon Freedom Center drug rehab program is kicking off their national campaign for Alcohol Awareness Month this April to educate people on the dangers of alcohol and prevent alcohol abuse. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Narconon Freedom Center Releasing New Information on Alcohol Abuse During Alcohol Awareness Month This year, Narconon Freedom Center is launching a national campaign to get as much literature as possible out to the public for Alcohol Awareness Month this April....

2014-03-19 23:04:05

Cornerstone Recovery Center's monthly Family Night welcomes families and clients together at the drug and alcohol rehab center. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is continuing the successful monthly Family Night event at its drug rehab facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The next Family Night will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Friday, March 21, 2014. The monthly Family...

2014-03-18 23:33:12

Newly launched innovative residential treatment center now guarantees results for addiction, substance abuse, and mental health treatment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Clearing SPC, an innovative Washington treatment center specializing in a wide variety of addictive and limiting behaviors, today announced that it will provide a guarantee to graduates of its addiction treatment and mental health residential treatment program. Participants who complete the program and whose...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.