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Doctors Not Screening For Heavy Drinking
2014-01-08 13:30:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 38 million Americans drink too much, and doctors are failing at finding out who they are. The CDC says that doctors are failing to talk with their patients about their alcohol consumption to find out if they are drinking too much. The agency recommends that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals should be screening all adult patients...

2014-01-07 23:30:10

Passages Malibu comments on commitment to change in the New Year. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 When the New Year comes around the bend, many people take the opportunity to look ahead to changes that they’ve been putting off during the previous year. In the spirit of turning over a new leaf, Passages Malibu, a healing sanctuary of addiction treatment in coastal Southern California, has issued a list of tips for individuals committed to breaking free of the habits and dependence...

2014-01-07 13:18:35

Drinking alcohol appears to have a dose-dependent inverse (opposite) association with the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) and researchers suggest their findings give no support to advising patients with MS to completely refrain from alcohol, according to a study by Anna Karin Hedstrom, M.D., of the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and colleagues. The results of previous studies have been inconsistent about the impact of alcohol and the risk of developing MS. Researchers...

2014-01-06 23:26:06

Adolescent rehabilitation center CEO Johnny Patout identifies five actions parents can take when dealing with an alcoholic teen in recovery. Opelousas, LA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Alcoholism can be one of the toughest addictions for parents to identify in their teenage children. However, it runs rampant among today’s youth. Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest and one recognized nationwide for...

2014-01-06 23:23:11

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Edmonton can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (587) 803-0509 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Edmonton, Canada (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 An Edmonton alcohol and drug rehab center is launching a program geared toward high school-aged adolescents and reducing their alcohol addiction problems through Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse...

2014-01-05 23:02:32

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Quebec can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (581) 200-0275 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 A Quebec alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol through new services available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics provided by the Canadian Centre on...

2014-01-04 23:24:08

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study into the effectiveness of Naltrexone in treating addiction to opioids. Aid in Recovery has said that it will stay abreast of all clinical research regarding this drug, in order to better serve their patients. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on recent research into the effectiveness of the drug Nalltrexone in the treatment of opiod addiction. The...

2014-01-04 23:02:30

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Hamilton can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (289) 203-1236 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Hamilton, Canada (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 A Hamilton alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse,...

2014-01-02 10:21:56

"It is OK to drink a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy" or "a pregnant woman should not touch alcohol at all during her pregnancy". These statements represent the contradictory conclusions that large population studies on pregnancy and alcohol can reach. Psychologist Janni Niclasen has just defended her PhD thesis on the subject at the University of Copenhagen. She was surprised by the different results that were reached, and she decided to get to the bottom of the results by...

Smoking Drinking Drugs Mental Health
2014-01-02 08:29:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Southern California has revealed that people diagnosed with a severe psychiatric illnesses are more likely to smoke tobacco, drink alcohol and use drugs than people without a severe mental condition. According to a report of the study in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers say the finding was important since people with mental illness tending to die at younger ages...