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2014-07-01 15:26:02

Wolters Kluwer Health Women's careers more likely to be disrupted by alcohol, study suggests John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, of Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and Miriam Mutambudzi, PhD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, studied the relationship between occupation and AUDs in workers followed up from early adulthood to middle age. The study focused on the "substantive complexity" of work as an indicator of work trajectory—whether individuals were...

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to spread the powerful message of recovery throughout the nation. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For years, CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine has devoted himself to sharing about his addiction recovery in an effort to help others. But recently, Phil has been going on long walks, buying hiking...

2014-06-30 23:11:16

As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles Pride Weekend in West Hollywood. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles...

2014-06-30 08:25:46

Lighthouse Recovery Institute's owner, a former addict, is creating a comfortable environment where women can overcome drug, alcohol and eating disorders BOCA RATON, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Recovery Institute, a licensed drug, alcohol, trauma and eating disorder treatment center in Delray Beach, Florida has hired South Florida-based Insider Media Management (www.insidermediamgmt.com) as its public relations agency of record. "We feel Insider Media...

2014-06-28 23:00:30

In a must-read new article posted on its website, 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 spotlighting Case Manager James Donnelly’s remarkable journey of change, compassion and courage. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 In a must-read new article posted on its website, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...

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2014-06-27 12:33:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While alcohol-related deaths are commonly viewed in the context of drunk driving, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at alcohol-related deaths of any kind and discovered that 1 in 10 deaths of working-age Americans can be attributed to alcohol. The study found that from 2006 to 2010, alcohol abuse could be linked to around 88,000 deaths of Americans. These causes of death included long-term...

2014-06-27 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A phenomenological study offers detailed insights into homeless, alcohol-dependent patients often stigmatized by the public and policymakers as drains on the health care system, showing the constellation of reasons they are incapable of escaping social circumstances that perpetuate and exacerbate their problems The study, published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, was conducted at Bellevue Hospital in New York...

2014-06-25 23:00:25

Author David O. Rice tells another gripping mystery novel that delves into the lives of the people enslaved by drugs and sex CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Highlighting the many detrimental effects of drug or substance abuse in the mind and the body, author David O. Rice once again grips every reader’s mind by presenting another thrilling mystery novel. “Sex and Drug Addiction And The Insanity of It All” introduces readers to four individuals and their addictions, and...

2014-06-24 23:01:11

Narconon Freedom Center shares tips on staying drug and alcohol-free during the busy and event-filled summer season in Michigan. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A host of summer activities and events occurring in Michigan during the summer season offer children, youth and families an abundance of recreational and educational and enjoyable opportunities. In the interests of a happy, healthy and fun summer for everyone, Narconon Freedom Center will be posting articles throughout the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.