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2011-10-01 14:00:00

Chronic relapse experts sponsor online and print resource guide for clinical magazine. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Burning Tree is pleased to announce they are serving as a Platinum Sponsor for the annual resource guide for Addiction Professional, the official publication of The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). The Addiction Professional & Behavioral Healthcare Online Resource Guide provides a quick, reliable reference to recommended businesses in a variety...

2011-09-15 12:00:00

This event will bring together professionals from local government, schools, churches, and community organizations interested in preventing our nationâs youth from adopting tobacco-use habits and helping those who have already started using to quit. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 A symposium sponsored by Caron Treatment Centers has been developed specifically for tobacco prevention coordinators, student assistance professionals, tobacco control staff, health...

2011-09-14 13:16:59

While electronic cigarettes may be a long-term alternative to the real thing for some smokers, Penn State College of Medicine researchers suggest medical providers should continue to encourage more traditional smoking cessation methods. The researchers investigated this growing phenomenon through a survey of 104 long-term e-cigarette users. E-cigs typically consist of a cigarette-shaped device with a battery, a heating element and a cartridge containing propylene glycol and nicotine. Users...

2011-08-12 11:49:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult smokers nationwide who want to kick the habit have until Aug. 31 to see if they are eligible to enroll in WebQuit, a free, online smoking-cessation study being conducted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The goal of WebQuit, which began in June 2010, is to improve the effectiveness of online smoking-cessation programs. Study director Jonathan Bricker, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist who specializes in smoking-cessation research, says...

2011-08-08 12:36:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The frequency of attending Twelve Step mutual support meetings following addiction treatment can help predict success in early recovery for young women, according to a data analysis study conducted by Hazelden's Butler Center for Research and reported in Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Meeting attendance frequency predicted both abstinence from substance use and number of drinking days at six months post-treatment for young women...

2011-07-12 12:03:00

Preliminary to 2014 Olympics, Competitors to Vie for U.S. National Championship BRANSON, Mo., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson, Missouri is the site chosen to host the 2012 National Ice Carving Competition, a preliminary for competitors to end up in the city of Sochi, Russia, the host city for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014. The two-day event will beheld on Sat., Feb. 4, and Sun., Feb. 5, 2012. (Photo:...

2011-07-05 07:00:27

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Could text messages be the key to helping smokers quit? A new study shows smokers who received motivational and supportive texts double quit rates at six months. Researchers studied 5,800 smokers who were assigned to the txt2stop program or a control group. The txt2stop group received five text messages a day for the first five weeks and then three per week for the next 26 weeks. The program also included a personalized system that also allowed the participants to...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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