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2014-06-10 13:18:19

The Kavli Foundation Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists say, they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes. A group of addiction...

2014-06-10 08:29:09

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new multi-year initiative provide further evidence that a school prevention program called Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) can dramatically cut teen cigarette smoking. After identifying LST as the top-rated prevention program, researchers in Italy translated the LST program into Italian and adapted it for Italian youth. Preliminary data show that the LST program cut the rate of cigarette smoking by 40% among...

2014-06-07 23:00:54

A southern Florida pain clinic owner currently faces charges after allegedly supplying drugs to drug dealers. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 As reported by the Sun Sentinel in the article South Florida Man Ran $15M Pill Mill That Supplied Kentucky Drug Dealers, Feds Say (6/4), the owner of a South Florida pain clinic is now under fire and in trouble with the law after allegedly supplying the pain killer oxycodone to drug dealers in Kentucky and other states. The man, who is currently...

2014-06-06 23:01:15

Tennessee to Become First State to Prosecute Pregnant Women Addicted to Drugs Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As reported by Gant Daily in the article Pregnant Drug Users In TN Face Prosecution Starting July 1 (6/4), any pregnant women who are arrested for drug use will face additional criminal charges for putting their unborn child in harm's way. Additionally, a woman can also now face criminal charges if her baby is born with an addiction or a harmful effect from any drug use...

2014-06-05 23:00:59

The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long term drug rehab in Florida. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long-term drug rehab in Florida for those suffering from addiction. The González Recovery Residences (The GRR) Program is one of the most successful long term drug rehabilitation programs available and detailed program information is available online at http://www.thegrr.com. The program is endorsed by Father...

2014-06-04 23:15:37

Drug Rehab Services Specifically for Women From Bay Area Recovery Center Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 For more than 20 years, Bay Area Recovery Center (BARC) has functioned as a prominent alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility in Texas, with five locations spread across the state. Now, the Houston-based medical center has announced the introduction of drug rehab services specifically for female patients. The introduction of women-specific service is in response to overwhelming...

2014-06-04 23:03:02

In its latest blog post 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, is asking a critically important question: is there help for those dealing with multiple addictions? (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 In its latest blog post Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can...

2014-06-03 23:16:36

Alicia Anderson-Brown is recognized as a The National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The National Association of Professional Women honors Alicia Anderson-Brown as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in drug abuse counseling. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the...

2014-06-03 23:15:03

Recovery Outfitters Inc., one of the best addiction treatment centers, has just released new videos about their drug addiction rehab center. The new YouTube videos explain their drug addiction programs for young men, and how to best handle addiction recovery. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Recovery Outfitters Inc. takes a unique, cutting-edge approach to the treatment of young male addicts and their families; they strive to be the best addiction treatment center. The new videos being released...

2014-06-03 23:14:33

Cornerstone Recovery Center’s Family Night Events Now Open to the Public Twice a Month Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Family Night at Cornerstone Recovery Center in Fort Lauderdale is moving to twice a month starting in June. The next Family Night event will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale drug and alcohol rehab center from 6:00pm to 7:30 pm on Friday, June 6, 2014. Family Night is all about family members and loved ones of those in recovery meeting others...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.