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Siblings Of Addicts Wired For Addiction
2012-02-03 06:13:13

Scientists have discovered that addicts and their siblings have the same disorders in the brain, meaning both are wired for addictive behavior. However, the siblings that do not exhibit addictive tendencies give researchers hope that addiction can be cured. Paul Keedwell, a consultant psychiatrist from Britain´s Cardiff University who was not involved in the study, told Reuters: “If we could get a handle on what makes unaffected relatives of addicts so resilient we might be...

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Forgiven Bottling Group, manufacturers of Forgiven (exclusively distributed by RH Laboratories), has launched a new advertising campaign with television, radio, and online components. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 A new advertising campaign promoting Forgiven Alcohol Metabolizer, distributed by RH Laboratories, debuted this month online and on national television. A third component, national radio, will roll out within weeks. This campaign is the manufacturer´s first...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

Teens want to drink, and they find new tricks to hide liquor from parents. While whimsical, the new trend of spiked gummy candy is actually more dangerous than drinking straight liquor in many aspects. Sunset Bay Academy outlines the dangers of this new trend and how parents can find out if their teens are involved. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Teen alcohol abuse is not a new concern. Parents try to set a good example and keep the alcohol out of reach of children. This once meant...

2011-12-29 20:00:00

Millions of people want to drink less in the new year but don't know the practical steps on how to do it. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Millions will have a New Year's Resolution to drink less in the New Year, but many don't know how to do it. Sober.com has released 20 tips on how to drink less. Filled with practical advice, these tips will help the moderate drinker. For those who are concerned they may be alcoholic, also announced today the publication of a free online...

2011-12-23 08:55:18

Study shows suicide prevention efforts should be key part of substance abuse treatment programs The dire physical and mental health effects of injecting methamphetamine are well known, but there's been little research about suicidal behavior and injecting meth. In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the University of British Columbia found that drug users who inject methamphetamine had an 80% greater risk of attempting suicide than drug...

More Human Intelligence Comes With A Price
2011-12-08 06:45:18

When researchers asked why we are not more intelligent, given the adaptive evolutionary process, their conclusion was that problems would arise if we had too much intelligence. Thomas Hills of the University of Warwick and Ralph Hertwig of the University of Basel looked at a wide range of studies including drug studies of Ritalin patients, studies of people with autism, debilitating synaesthesia and neural disorders linked with enhanced brain growth. People with attention disorders take...

2011-11-24 14:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com has just released their Teenage Alcohol Abuse Statistics for 2011. Related sites are already starting to publish the results. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Downtoearthvideo.com has just issued their Teenage Alcohol Abuse Statistics for 2011. All the statistical findings of the team in this sector can now be downloaded on the site immediately. John Murray, head of statistics at the site said that, âœwe are really glad to finally be able...

2011-11-07 11:30:00

Inflexxion's findings may help focus prevention efforts and intervention strategies for prescription opioid abuse reduction. Newton, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Inflexxion's findings may help focus prevention efforts and intervention strategies for prescription opioid abuse reduction. Aim of this study was to derive and describe typologies of prescription opioid use in a large and diverse population of adults being assessed for substance abuse treatment Researchers obtained data...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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