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2014-05-16 23:02:50

Group Hopeful That Bill Will Eventually Go Federal Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 As reported by WCVB Boston in their article Massachusetts Senate Approves Substance Abuse Bill (5/13), the Massachusetts State Senate has passed a bill that would attempt to offset the rapidly increasing drug issues that have made their way up the east coast. Although the bill has the words “substance abuse” in it, it generally aims at trying to cause a decrease in prescription pill abuse....

2014-05-16 16:24:51

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 3rd Annual Gala was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Espace in New York City. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the Center's tremendous success in turning around the lives of young people that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders, exemplifying its commitment to provide the most effective treatment for chemically dependent youth....

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that binge drinking — a pattern of drinking that brings a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL or higher — is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the US. This leads one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their...

2014-05-15 23:13:05

Cornerstone Recovery Center’s Family Night will be open to the public starting in June, all families welcome. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is celebrating the success of its Family Night event at its drug rehab facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The next Family Night will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The parents and loved ones who have attended Family...

2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...

Treating Alcohol, Opioid Dependence With Extended-release Medication
2014-05-15 03:12:27

Oregon State University A comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of taken orally once a day appears to be significantly more effective than some other medications – because more patients actually continue the prescribed regimen. The findings, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that...

2014-05-15 08:32:25

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Plans to Initiate Phase II Trial of Novel Product Candidate as Potential Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders RICHMOND, Va. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. and XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) announced today that they have entered into a license agreement pursuant to which Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals will be granted exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of...

2014-05-14 23:12:54

Willingway, the addiction treatment experts, announce the launch of their newest program, the Willingway Family Workshop. The four day comprehensive workshop located at the Willingway facility in Statesboro, GA will provide help and healing to those who have been affected by the disease of addiction. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Willingway is excited to announce the launch of their new Family Workshop. The Willingway Family Workshop will offer understanding, healing and hope for...

2014-05-14 23:09:11

Narconon Freedom Center, a long term drug rehab, issues new symptoms that an individual may be abusing drugs or alcohol. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Drug abuse can feel like it sneaks up on you. You think you know your family and friends well. You may know your spouse better than anyone else in the entire world. You are tuned in to all their actions, and when the smallest thing seems “off”, you may wonder what’s going on. When someone starts using drugs, lots of things are...

Alcohol And Zebrafish Help Understand Social Behavior
2014-05-14 08:50:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption affects social behavior, as any college student can tell you. But does it have to have such an effect? A new study from New York University's (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering suggests that the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior can be understood and the negative effects perhaps mitigated. Their groundbreaking experiments, described in the journal Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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