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2014-07-02 23:01:05

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new report that shows that ADHD is likely to lead to drug abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As reported by CBS News in the article Kids with ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs (6/30), a recent study has linked increased rates of substance abuse among kids who grow up with ADHD while dismissing the fact that traditional ADHD medicine has a role in it. While researchers do not have an exact answer as to why there is a higher chance of drug abuse among this...

2014-06-25 23:02:34

Harbor Village Detox comments on new study which indicates that individuals who were abused as children are more likely to use drugs. USA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by Yale News (6/11), a new study by the Yale School of Medicine shows that childhood abuse can lead to drug abuse. The study illustrates that people who suffered from child abuse “had lower brain volumes in regions associated with emotion, learning, and memory.” In addition, people with a history of child abuse are...

2014-06-20 23:02:42

Harbor Village Detox comments on the increased number of deaths due to opiate abuse in Arizona. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As reported by the State Press (6/19), according The Center for Disease Control and Prevention there is an alarming spike in opiate-related deaths in the state of Arizona. In fact, out of 100,000 residents 17.5 died from drug abuse which included drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. Dr.Trupti Patel, deputy chief medical officer at the Arizona Department of Health...

2014-06-16 23:01:27

Harbor Village comments on a new report that indicates increased rates of drug abuse among the senior population. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As reported by Gantdaily.com (6/13), the number of seniors abusing drugs and alcohol in the state of Florida is on the rise. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) 4 out of 5 adults who are treated for drug abuse also have a high alcohol dependency. In effect, alcohol abuse rates in nursing homes are as...

2014-06-04 23:15:37

Drug Rehab Services Specifically for Women From Bay Area Recovery Center Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 For more than 20 years, Bay Area Recovery Center (BARC) has functioned as a prominent alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility in Texas, with five locations spread across the state. Now, the Houston-based medical center has announced the introduction of drug rehab services specifically for female patients. The introduction of women-specific service is in response to overwhelming...

2014-05-14 23:13:32

Mountainside treatment center today announced completion on a series of growth initiatives, which aim to make it a destination for a full continuum of alcohol and drug abuse treatment and care. Cannan, CT (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Mountainside treatment center today announced completion on a series of growth initiatives, which aim to make it a destination for a full continuum of alcohol and drug abuse treatment and care. Among the initiatives are a heavy investment in improvements to and new...

2014-04-14 16:25:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Medical Board must institute new protections against drug-using doctors after waiting years to revoke the medical license of Bakersfield doctor who was using and selling drugs while on probation, wrote a father harmed by drug abuse and patient safety advocates in a letter today. Bob Pack, who lost his two children to a drugged driver who was overprescribed narcotics, and Consumer Watchdog called on the Medical...

2013-12-16 23:03:53

Florida-based detox center Novus Medical Detox suggests the use of treatment programs instead of prison sentences as the best means of ending drug abuse in the U.S., as well as reducing the costs of incarceration. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 According to the World Bank, at least 75 percent of expenditures on drugs in the US go toward apprehending and punishing dealers and users; treatment expenditures only account for, at most, one-sixth of the total (1). Despite the...

2013-08-19 15:35:12

Whites, Hispanics rate obesity as top concern, but blacks rate it sixth and give top rank to smoking, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Adults across the U.S. rate childhood obesity as the top health concern for children in 2013, but priorities vary based on racial and ethnic backgrounds, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual top 10 list, a nationwide sample of adults...


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