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2010-11-10 00:00:37

A recent study conducted among college age students across the state revealed that 66% of students had gambled in the past year, and 1 in 5 students is at risk of or already has developed a problem with gambling. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 A recent study conducted among college age students across the state revealed that 66% of students had gambled in the past year, and 1 in 5 students is at risk of or already has developed a problem with gambling. "Gambling is a...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Lakeview Health Systems, an award-winning drug and alcohol treatment center, is presenting an informational program about substance abuse interventions and the common misconceptions people have about them. The seminar takes place October 21, 2010 in Little Rock, Arkansas. While this program is designed for medical professionals, Lakeview also offers a layperson's guide to interventions that all may benefit from. Little Rock Air Force Base, AR (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Lakeview Health...

2010-10-12 21:40:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Delaware has withdrawn from the qui tam lawsuit against JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe. The state's decision was welcomed by the Los Angeles-based manufacturer as yet another step toward what it believes will be an ultimate dismissal of the faulty case against the company. Phillips & Cohen, the contingency-fee law firm that brought the case against JM Eagle, has attempted to spin this good news...

2010-07-13 17:03:02

Community-based interventions for childhood obesity: are they working? Community-based interventions designed to prevent obesity in children seem to work best in those under the age of five, while there is evidence of some success in primary school children, but very mixed effects in adolescents, a leading expert in the field said today (Tuesday). In a presentation at the International Congress on Obesity in Stockholm, Professor Boyd Swinburn, chair of population health and director of the...

2010-06-15 11:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the U.S. divorce rate is estimated at 47.9 percent. From the expense of lawyers and the bureaucratic cost of judges, courts, and child support, to the increasing number of children traveling alone on airplanes for visits to non-custodial parents, the impact of divorce is estimated at $11.1 billion dollars each year; with another estimated $75.1 billion per year for grief counseling, therapy,...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It all started with an "Intervention." When the programming executives and research managers at A&E Television Networks decided that they wanted a deeper understanding of how viewers responded to advertising in one of their hit shows, they discovered neurological testing. Shortly afterwards, they tasked NeuroFocus to apply this "21st century marketing science" to plumb the depths of consumers' subconscious reactions to the program content of...

2010-01-14 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TLC announced plans to premiere ADDICTED, a one-hour docu-series following the lives of individuals struggling with addiction as they work with interventionist Kristina Wandzilak. Each riveting episode will take viewers on the unpredictable journey of recovery and the harrowing struggle to become sober. Six episodes have been ordered and will premiere in March only on TLC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091015/TLCLOGO ) New...

2009-08-04 08:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- RIESTER creative from Utah's End Meth Now campaign has been selected by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to become a key resource to states across the country in the fight against meth use. In contrast to other approaches combating meth addiction, the End Meth Now campaign inspires hope and enlists the help of loved ones in fighting the drug. "We've had the privilege of working on many successful campaigns, but feel extremely proud...

2009-07-29 12:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the grip of addiction, where do you draw the line between a person who can be rehabilitated and one who is beyond help? "Gone Too Far" - an MTV one-hour series developed and hosted by Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, produced by Ish Entertainment and Gigantic! Productions - explores this question. Premiering Monday, October 5 at 10pm ET/PT, the eight-episode series will document young adults between the ages of 18-25 as they struggle with substance...

2009-07-08 11:15:10

Psychological interventions intended to prevent the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the early stages after a traumatic experience have not been shown to be effective, Cochrane Researchers have concluded. This systematic review focused on multiple-session treatments for everyone involved, irrespective of the presence of symptoms. Two previous reviews found single session interventions to be ineffective. "It is important to note that these interventions were for...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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