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2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-03-04 13:14:43

-Many people believe that hangovers can either delay subsequent drinking due to pain and discomfort, or hasten drinking to relieve hangover symptoms. -A new study investigates if a hangover that follows a drinking episode can influence the time to next drink. -Results indicate that hangovers appear to have a very modest effect on subsequent drinking. Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking...

2014-02-28 23:21:09

Los Angeles, California’s The Lakehouse Recovery Center announces integration of neuroscience-based addiction recovery services into residential program. Westlake Village, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Southern California’s The Lakehouse Recovery Center, located in Westlake Village, announced the integration of cutting-edge chemical dependency recovery services into its acclaimed inpatient drug and alcohol rehab program. The announcement represents the ongoing collaboration...

2014-02-20 23:27:23

Renowned Author Exposes the Truth About Drug Addiction in His Companion Volume to “Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism” (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 James R. Milam, Ph.D., spent many years writing and lecturing on his discoveries about alcoholism and the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, while suggesting a stigma-free way to understand and treat the disease. He co-founded several highly effective model addiction treatment...

2014-02-17 08:24:55

A pastor's wife. A successful attorney. The stories of women alcoholics who overcame their shame to seek treatment for addiction. CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amy was a pastor's wife, mother of three and model community member. She was also an alcoholic, secretly guzzling wine in her morning coffee mug and hiding her all-day drinking from her family. Like other women who struggle with addiction in private, she had put pressure on herself to be perfect and was ashamed to...

2014-02-16 23:03:09

How To Give Up Alcohol, created by Rahul Nag, is the newest method, which includes natural and safe ways to cope with alcohol cravings. Is “How To Give Up Alcohol” helpful? New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 “How To Give Up Alcohol” is the newest program created by Rahul Nag, who promises to guide people on how to stop drinking alcohol fast. The creator of this method is a medical researcher and health consultant who has more than 40 years of experience in the drink and food...

2014-02-07 23:22:54

New Alcohol Treatment Options Now Available Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Alcoholism is a serious problem that affects many people in Texas, and it can affect the individual and his or her family in substantial ways. Personal and professional lives can be touched by this issue, and overcoming alcoholism is often difficult to accomplish alone. Bay Area Recovery has been providing residents throughout the local area with excellent treatment options for many years, and it recently...

2014-02-04 23:26:20

How to tell if you have a drinking problem is the focus of the latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 How to tell if you have a drinking problem is the focus of the latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment...

2014-02-03 23:24:37

CEO Pax Prentiss issues comments on study that aligns with Passages’ treatment philosophy Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A study published January 13th in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology revealed that 9 percent of college student exhibiting signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) showed an increased likelihood of consuming more alcohol than their peers. The study also showed that this increased consumption of alcohol made these individuals more likely to experience...

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...


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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