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2010-11-10 00:00:37

The University of Central Florida Partners with the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in Addressing Problem Gambling Within the College Population 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.

2010-10-21 00:00:40

New Program on Substance Abuse Interventions Helps Separate Fact from Fiction 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.

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Delaware has withdrawn from the qui tam lawsuit against JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe.

2010-07-13 17:03:02

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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