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2012-08-14 23:03:58

Over 70% of recovering addicts drank alcohol before moving on to harder drugs, says a new survey of former drug abusers conducted by Narconon Riverbend New Life Retreat. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 A recent survey conducted by Narconon Riverbend has found that, among recovering addicts, 71.9% drank alcohol before beginning to use illegal drugs. These are interesting results, but perhaps not terribly surprising in nature. Alcohol, on the one hand, is a far more socially...

2012-08-14 23:03:57

Long term care facility adds Boston talent as part of their business development expansion plan. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Burning Tree has added another team member with a personal connection to their mission of treating alcohol and drug abuse. Veronica Dinehart will handle Business Development in the Northeast Region based out of Boston. As a former addict in recovery, Dinehart has dedicated herself to helping women with a variety of mental health disorders and substance abuse...

2012-08-05 23:00:47

Burning Tree a long term drug and alcohol rehab in Texas is pleased to announce they are taking part in the sponsoring of the greater Dallas council on alcohol and drug abuse power of prevention breakfast featuring Thomas “Hollywood” Hendersonn Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 Burning Tree a long term drug and alcohol rehab in Texas is pleased to announce they are taking part in the sponsoring of the greater Dallas council on alcohol and drug abuse power of prevention...

2012-07-06 23:01:42

While marijuana was long the first drug of abuse for many drug initiates, prescription drugs are now catching up — but have deadlier consequences. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 The change in the overall pattern of substance abuse is reflected in the types of drugs causing overdose deaths and trips to rehab. Since 2000, the drugs sending people to their graves or to rehab have been shifting away from illicit drugs and toward prescription drugs. The 2011 report on the subject from...

2012-06-18 23:09:17

Adults agree on top children's health issues regardless of political party affiliation, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health During this presidential election season, there will be plenty of debate between the candidates on the issues. But when it comes to childhood health concerns, a new poll shows many adults agree on the top priorities they want to see the candidates address: childhood obesity and bullying. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.