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2014-03-18 23:33:05

Lorraine Coleman is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 NAPW honors Loraine Coleman, administrator of supportive housing, as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in administration with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2014-03-18 23:32:06

The latest blog post from leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery is exploring a critical question for every mother-to-be: what is the connection between alcohol and birth defects? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The latest blog post from leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery is exploring a critical question for every mother-to-be: what is the connection between alcohol and birth defects? “We don’t think of alcohol as poisonous, but that’s...

2014-03-18 23:01:43

This new film tells a story of the results of the Narconon Program which one graduate achieved after completion of the program. Denham Springs, Louisiana (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Narconon Louisiana is commemorating the 48th anniversary of the Narconon New Life Program with the release of a new documentary focusing on the success of one of its graduates. The film was shot at the facility in Denham Springs, Louisiana and highlights the effectiveness of its long-term program which focuses on...

2014-03-15 23:02:23

Renowned drug and alcohol treatment program celebrates expanded service opportunities Manhattan, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, an estimated 18 million Americans currently struggle with an alcohol use disorder. Having been well aware of these statistics and the growing need for assistance for those falling into this category for quite some time, Transcend offers sober living programs throughout Los Angeles and New York....

2014-03-13 23:28:45

Mountainside Treatment Center offers the following ten tips that will help you enjoy St. Patty's Day without putting your sobriety at risk. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Every year, Americans spend an average of more than $245 million at bars, pubs, and nightclubs on St. Patrick's Day. If you or your loved one is a recovering alcoholic and you want to build new traditions minus the temptation of alcohol, Mountainside Treatment Center offers the following ten tips that will...

2014-03-13 23:26:20

Addiction recovery takes many forms, but most are not effective, or include replacing addictive drugs with other prescribed addictive drugs. The Holistic Sanctuary is unique in their all-natural approach that has been proven so effective. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 There are many addiction recovery treatment centers throughout the United States, and indeed the world. The one common denominator between the vast majority of these drug treatment centers is that they rely on...

2014-03-11 23:30:09

Mike Joly, director of Operations for Clarity House and CEO of New Life House, has specialized in sober living for young adults over the past seventeen years. Working with substance abusers and their parents, he has encountered the dilemma that keeps young women from achieving sobriety as early as young men. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Mike Joly found that young women do not receive timely and effective family intervention for substance abuse compared to young men and...

Researchers Identify Decision-making Center Of The Brain
2014-03-11 13:03:32

April Reese Sorrow, University of Georgia Although choosing to do something because the perceived benefit outweighs the financial cost is something people do daily, little is known about what happens in the brain when a person makes these kinds of decisions. Studying how these cost-benefit decisions are made when choosing to consume alcohol, University of Georgia associate professor of psychology James MacKillop identified distinct profiles of brain activity that are present when making...

Study Finds One Drink May Be One Too Many For Older Drivers
2014-03-07 14:03:21

[ Watch The Video: Older Drivers Can’t Handle Their Alcohol ] Morgan Sherburne, University of Florida You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you can’t party like you used to. Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate...

2014-03-06 23:01:27

While the nature of addiction is enormously complex and multifaceted, leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery has published a must-read blog post that explores the profound question: How does addiction happen? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 While the nature of addiction is enormously complex and multi-faceted, leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery has published a must-read blog post that explores the profound question: How does addiction happen? The...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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