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Booze And Your Brain - Moderate Alcohol Consumption By Seniors May Boost Episodic Memory

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers...

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2014-10-30 23:14:13

Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with more and more clients coming in for help with gambling, sex, shopping and even internet addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with more and more clients coming in for help with gambling, sex , shopping and even Internet addiction. This month, Newsweek reported the first documented case of ‘internet addiction disorder’...

2014-10-30 23:14:11

As the holidays approach, families should be on the look out Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Addiction is affecting more and more people over the age of 50 according to data from Destination Hope: The Women's Program, an alcohol and drug rehab for women. An internal review of admissions of the center produced evidence that the national trend of seniors seeking rehab from substance abuse is growing in South Florida. “When people imagine what an addict looks like,...

2014-10-29 23:00:28

Open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery awarded Amber Oliver with a scholarship in recognition of her award-winning entry for a new anti-drug campaign “Health and Success Over Drugs and Stress.” The $2,500 scholarship was presented by 4-time All Pro wide receiver Herman Moore, and Ms. Oliver was also invited to take part in a photo shoot that included former University of Michigan basketball star Jordan Morgan. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 At a...

2014-10-28 23:04:39

As part of its partnership with Mahidol University’s ASEAN Institute for Health Development, DARA Drug and Alcohol Rehab has awarded its first fully funded scholarship to Lubna Altaf Husaain, a master’s degree student in Mahidol’s Addiction Studies program. BANGKOK, THAILAND (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 DARA Drug and Alcohol Rehab, as part of its ongoing partnership with Mahidol University’s ASEAN Institute for Health Development, has selected Lubna Altaf Husaain as the recipient of...

2014-10-27 23:08:02

A New Day Drug And Alcohol Treatment Center recently constructed a new labyrinth to use as a tool in the holistic healing process of their comprehensive recovery program. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Throughout history the labyrinth has been used as a symbol of peace and spirituality. Artists, philosophers and clergymen have used it to quiet thoughts and expand their horizons. Besides medical and therapeutic recovery, A New Day Treatment Center offers holistic healing...

2014-10-23 23:13:17

In a new blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is listing the top 6 things never to say to a recovering addict. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In a new blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the...

2014-10-23 23:03:31

The newly released The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction authored by Gary W. Smith, Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead, details guilt as the third barrier to successful recovery which the addict faces. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction sheds new light on addiction and the addict, and explains why guilt is an integral part of the life cycle of addiction. The author points out that an individual who becomes addicted to alcohol...

2014-10-23 23:02:10

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Holds 1st Annual Russ Wilson Essay Contest Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Russ Wilson was a person in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol. He was a great father to his two daughters and had more than 7 years clean and sober. On June 28th, 2014, he lost his life suddenly at the age of 55 to a brain aneurysm. In his honor, the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) is holding an essay contest. It was the brain child of...

2014-10-17 23:05:23

The treatment facility encourages everyone to participate in the two-week challenge. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is supporting the 14 Days on the Wagon Challenge, in which participants will cut harmful substances out of their lives for two weeks. This includes alcohol and any non-medically necessary drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol...

2014-10-17 16:24:29

Prop 46 Requires Random Drug Testing and Mandatory Suspension of Doctors Impaired On Duty, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A victim of medical negligence at the hands of an Orange County doctor with a history of alcohol abuse, a physician and consumer advocates unveiled a new television ad for Yes on Prop 46 today, highlighting how Prop 46 will identify and deter physician substance abuse with random drug and alcohol testing. The...


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