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2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...

2014-07-16 23:13:19

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, has launched a new article on its website that explores the dangers of synthetic drugs. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 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...

2014-07-16 23:06:15

A press conference held on June 10 gave Florida’s community members and organizations, including Novus, a chance to assert the negative impact that Florida’s Amendment 2 would have on residents and community health, if passed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Twenty-one states in America have already passed legislation legalizing marijuana, and 15 states have pending legislation, Florida included. (1) Opposers of Florida’s Amendment 2, a piece of legislation that would...

2014-07-16 12:27:42

Three-year analysis of more than 1.4 million test results also shows majority of Americans continue to put health at risk through dangerous drug combinations and skipping doses MADISON, N.J., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline in prescription drug misuse rates nationwide, according to a new study issued today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's...

2014-07-15 23:14:54

CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center recognized for excellent leadership in the development, delivery and effectiveness of mental healthcare services. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Behavioral Healthcare magazine has announced Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest, a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Patout is one of only five individuals nationwide to be honored for his...

2014-07-15 23:05:44

To Learn New Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Teen Drug Use Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Orlando, Fla. on July 20-24 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2014 Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges –...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-11 23:04:58

Harbor Village Florida comments how citizens of New Jersey are receiving training on how to administer opiate-overdose reversal drug Narcan. Ocean County, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by the Star Ledger in the article Officials To Give Out 100 Free Narcan Kits in Ocean County (7/3), 100 residents of Ocean County in New Jersey recently received free training on how to administer the drug Narcan, an opiate-overdose reversal drug as well as a free kit during this previous Fourth of...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...

2014-07-10 23:01:11

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new article which addresses Drug treatment effectiveness. USA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As reported in the article “Effectiveness of addiction drugs depends on phase of addiction” (6/30) by MedicalNewsToday, there is no “one size fits all” approach to drug treatments and addiction. The study, from University of Cambridge, showed that prescribing medication for addiction could actually only be effective in specific phases of addiction. Today,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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