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We Drink More Alcohol On Gym Days According To Northwestern

We Drink More Alcohol On Gym Days, According To Northwestern Medicine Researchers

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays --...

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2014-09-29 23:09:21

A New Day Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center was proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Alonderay Johnson, PHD as their new program director. The addition of Dr. Johnson to an already stellar team of addiction professionals has given A New Day a fresh spark of energy and enthusiasm for treating substance abuse. North Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With background in everything from substance abuse to family and adolescent counseling, Dr. Johnson received her PHD in psychology from...

2014-09-26 23:05:27

Serial entrepreneur, educator and founder of Sylvan Learning Centers, Berry Fowler, has joined forces with Dr. Jean LaCour, President and cofounder of NET Institute Center for Addiction and Recovery Education, to provide professional recovery coach training to thousands. Daytona Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Serial entrepreneur, educator and founder of Sylvan Learning Centers, Berry Fowler, has joined forces with Dr. Jean LaCour, President and cofounder of NET Institute Center...

2014-09-24 12:26:46

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Alcohol Justice have received news that accounts of two long-term projects have been published in a special alcohol policy issue of World Medical and Health Policy. "Optimal U.S. State Alcohol Excise Taxes to Recover Government Cost of Excessive Consumption" by Holley Shafer, and "Alcohol Ads on Public Transit: Policies From Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States" by Sarah Mart and Jessica Blakemore,...

2014-09-22 23:10:38

There are various schools of thought currently in vogue within the medical, scientific and chemical dependency communities regarding whether a person is biochemically or genetically predisposed to alcoholism or addiction; with one school of thought advocating the “disease concept” of addiction. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Disease Theory of Addiction The school of thought which advocates addiction as a disease embraces the notion that it is an inherited disease;...

2014-09-20 12:20:49

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2014-09-19 12:25:16

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This September marks the 25th anniversary of National Recovery Month, an annual observance that celebrates recovery and encourages us all to take action to promote the availability of effective prevention, treatment and recovery services for those in need. As responsible citizens - employers, co-workers, neighbors and friends - we need to recognize addiction as the disease it is, rather than viewing it as a choice or a moral failing. At the national...

2014-09-17 23:01:37

In its latest 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 exploring the dangerous link between addiction and depression. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In its latest 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...

2014-09-15 23:00:08

‘A Night In The Life...’chronicles typical night in the life of four young alcoholics San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Authors Christine Snow and Donna Albury highlight the seriousness of alcohol addiction through a compelling story of four alcoholics. Born out of love and pain and the authors’ desire to reach out to others, “A Night In The Life...” (published by Xlibris) reveals the struggles with addiction and aims to help those who are suffering from the same...

2014-09-11 23:13:34

In its latest 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 helping people answer the potentially life-changing question: is inpatient treatment right for me? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them...

2014-09-09 23:13:52

Ft. Lauderdale recovery center provides support after treatment, such as a comprehensive relapse prevention plan and alumni activities. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Ft. Lauderdale provides addiction recovery programs that are tailored to help clients stay sober even after completing treatment. Programs are customized to provide individual plans, but all include relapse prevention and an aftercare plan. Cornerstone utilizes the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'