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2014-01-20 23:22:28

Passages Malibu issues statement on new study that reaffirms well-established company philosophy. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Individuals diagnosed with severe mental disorders exhibit a diminished capacity for resisting historically addictive substances, according to a study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published in the JAMA Psychiatry on January 3rd. The study examined more than 9,000 people previously diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective...

2014-01-19 23:02:08

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction can now receive no-cost consultations. Call 819-809-1650 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Trois-Rivières, Canada (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 A Trois-Rivières alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing a new program to help end methamphetamine addiction in adults and adolescents at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to data and information offered by a Government of Canada website,...

2014-01-17 23:23:13

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction can now receive no-cost consultations. Call 581-333-0846 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Saguenay, Canada (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 A Saguenay alcohol and drug rehab center is launching a program to help adolescents stop LSD addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Information from a Government of Canada website indicates that LSD "is a hallucinogen that is commonly...

Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

2014-01-16 23:27:02

A Los Angeles alcohol rehab and addiction treatment center is making immediate help for those in need available. Call (213) 908-1571 to make an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A Los Angeles alcohol rehab is announcing that a new program aimed at eliminating underage drinking is now available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that a majority of...

Heavy Drinking Early Memory Loss
2014-01-16 15:21:06

[ Watch the Video: Booze Really Does Kill Brain Cells ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle-aged men who consume more than two alcoholic drinks per day may want to consider reducing how much beer, wine or spirits they drink, as a new study in the journal Neurology has found they are at risk for a premature decline in memory function. The study team did not see any significant premature cognitive decline for men who do not drink, ex- drinkers and light or...

Study Confirms Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+
2014-01-16 13:10:02

[ Watch the Video: The New Buzz About Drunk Driving ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Injury Prevention say that even just a little bit of alcohol could be causing fatal car crashes. University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System...

2014-01-16 10:06:44

Bartenders readily sell more drink to those obviously incapacitated by alcohol; prosecutions rare Bar tenders in clubs and pubs are routinely flouting UK legislation intended to prevent further sales of alcohol to those who are already drunk, reveals a study of purchase patterns in one UK city, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Preventing sales of alcohol to those who are already very drunk would ease the strain on public services and protect long...

2014-01-15 14:35:52

New study reveals a continuing public health disaster A new study published in the scientific journal Addiction by the Pan American Health Organization, a branch of the World Health Organization, has measured the number and pattern of deaths caused by alcohol consumption in 16 North and Latin American countries. The study reveals that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death (i.e., death would not have occurred in the absence of alcohol consumption) in an average of...

2014-01-14 23:26:17

In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing drinks and alcohol. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing...


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.