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2014-08-04 12:21:38

Texas data shows teens are getting mixed messages about alcohol, but parental guidance makes a difference AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before teens head back to school, MADD is calling on Texas parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of drinking underage - before another adult does. MADD encourages families to use resources from MADD's Power of Parents program to learn ways to empower their children to say no to alcohol. It is particularly important for...

2014-08-01 23:06:10

Declinol is the leading alcohol cravings product line designed for people who either want to control their intake, cut back to a certain consumption level, or to quit completely. Orlando, Florida. (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Today Declinol and parent company Puricorp announced that their Declinol Clinical Spray alcohol cravings suppression sprayer is now available to Amazon Shoppers. "We have had consistent requests for availability via Amazon and other large retail channels," said...

2014-07-31 23:17:54

Harvard study finds similarities between excessive tanning and drug addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Destination Hope warns people not to jump to conclusions in response to a recent study out of Harvard that has some comparing tanning ‘addiction’ to heroin use. Researchers studied the effect of Vitamin D on mice, and discovered that they produced endorphins when exposed to sunlight. This led to drawing inferences for humans, and addresses longstanding speculation...

2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-29 23:13:04

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, proudly welcomed professional wrestling legend and current actor, writer and fitness system pioneer Diamond Dallas Page to its treatment center on June 25, 2014, in order to deliver an unforgettable inspirational talk to clients at various stages of their journey towards recovery. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 29,...

2014-07-29 23:01:47

Alcohol is both one of most socially acceptable and deadly substances on the planet. Prevention is a key element to combat a growing number of teen drivers involved in alcohol related crashes. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Historically, Memorial Day kicks off a three month long holiday across the United States usually celebrated throughout that time by picnics, barbecues and beach outings. More recently though, those summer days now mark the start of a period that will witness...

2014-07-25 23:05:33

DMG Productions explores substance abuse treatment services. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Project Ninety announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. For more than four decades, Project Ninety, Inc. has served individuals, families and the Bay Area community through its residential alcohol and substance abuse treatment services. In this episode, Innovations...

2014-07-25 23:01:13

Harbor Village Florida Reports on 'The Situation' Celebrating 8 Months of Sobriety. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Talks Life After Jersey Shore and Getting Sober (7/15), one of the most popular cast stars from MTV's hit show, Jersey Shore, has spoken out to the public about his personal transformation. Now, two years later since the wrap-up of the show, The Situation admits that moving on with his...

2014-07-24 10:53:28

University College London A rare gene variant discovered by UCL scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism A rare gene variant discovered by UCL (University College London) scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism, confirms new research. People with the variant are around 2 to 3 times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence, reports...

2014-07-24 08:34:19

BALTIMORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on BioCorRx, Inc. (OTCQB - BICX). The healthcare solutions company is on the leading edge of substance abuse addiction treatment. BioCorRx developed the highly effective Start Fresh Program(TM) which is sold to and used by addiction clinics across the U.S. The alcohol and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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