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2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-29 23:13:04

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, proudly welcomed professional wrestling legend and current actor, writer and fitness system pioneer Diamond Dallas Page to its treatment center on June 25, 2014, in order to deliver an unforgettable inspirational talk to clients at various stages of their journey towards recovery. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 29,...

2014-07-29 23:01:47

Alcohol is both one of most socially acceptable and deadly substances on the planet. Prevention is a key element to combat a growing number of teen drivers involved in alcohol related crashes. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Historically, Memorial Day kicks off a three month long holiday across the United States usually celebrated throughout that time by picnics, barbecues and beach outings. More recently though, those summer days now mark the start of a period that will witness...

2014-07-28 23:05:57

As the federal government works on creating a solution that minimizes over-prescribing of prescription drugs, Novus works to support victims of drug abuse with comprehensive rehabilitation. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Termed by the Michigan Osteopathic Association as “a silent killer,” prescription drug abuse causes more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined, and takes more than 16,500 lives a year. (1) Those who are particularly vulnerable to succumbing to...

2014-07-25 23:05:33

DMG Productions explores substance abuse treatment services. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Project Ninety announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. For more than four decades, Project Ninety, Inc. has served individuals, families and the Bay Area community through its residential alcohol and substance abuse treatment services. In this episode, Innovations...

2014-07-25 23:01:13

Harbor Village Florida Reports on 'The Situation' Celebrating 8 Months of Sobriety. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Talks Life After Jersey Shore and Getting Sober (7/15), one of the most popular cast stars from MTV's hit show, Jersey Shore, has spoken out to the public about his personal transformation. Now, two years later since the wrap-up of the show, The Situation admits that moving on with his...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-25 08:24:54

Solid Landings Behavioral Health in Costa Mesa, California recently appointed a new program director as the organization continues to expand its services COSTA MESA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solid Landings Behavioral Health recently appointed Stacey Sugar as program director of its affiliate, Sure Haven, a recovery treatment center exclusively for women. Stacey comes to the Solid Landings team as a licensed clinical counselor from Baltimore, Maryland. With 10...

2014-07-24 08:34:19

BALTIMORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on BioCorRx, Inc. (OTCQB - BICX). The healthcare solutions company is on the leading edge of substance abuse addiction treatment. BioCorRx developed the highly effective Start Fresh Program(TM) which is sold to and used by addiction clinics across the U.S. The alcohol and...

2014-07-23 23:03:28

In its latest 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 focusing on a topic that is quickly becoming among the most important of all drug and addiction-related dialogues: opiate abuse facts. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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