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2014-08-19 23:12:52

The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction rehab and Anglo Arabian Healthcare will jointly host a special addiction treatment workshop for the United Arab Emirates Health Authorities and professionals in Dubai on 28th August 2014. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction rehab and Anglo Arabian Healthcare will jointly host a special addiction treatment workshop for the United Arab Emirates Health Authorities and professionals in Dubai on 28th August 2014. The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s...

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2014-08-15 04:29:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly one in 10 employees suffer from some form of workaholism, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) Department of Psychosocial Science claim in research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal PLOS ONE. In the study, postdoctoral fellow Cecilie Schou Andreassen and her colleagues recruited 2,160 participants between the ages of 18 and 70 randomly selected from a central registry of employers and...

2014-08-13 23:02:41

Depression and other mental health issues paired with addiction is known as dual diagnosis. Lakeview Health medical leadership offer insight into treating these patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Dr. Kevin Holbert, Chief of Staff at addiction treatment center Lakeview Health, has spoken out on the recent passing of comedian and actor Robin Williams. An August 12, 2014 article by Fox News cited that alcoholism was a daily struggle and that the Oscar Winner struggled with...

2014-08-11 23:07:33

Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC completes the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC (Summit) today announced the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC (Victory) located in Lafayette, LA. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.     Victory, a residential treatment facility located in Lafayette, LA, is a freestanding addictions treatment center...

2014-08-07 16:27:50

Department of Health and Human Services Data Show An Average 511,000 Medical Professionals Abuse or Are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Annually SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse drugs and get away with it. Consumer Watchdog...

2014-08-07 15:40:39

The JAMA Network Journals Peter Roy-Byrne, M.D., formerly of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues write that few data exist on the effectiveness of brief (1-2 sessions) interventions for reducing problem drug use, a common issue in disadvantaged populations seeking care in safety-net medical settings (hospitals and community health clinics serving low-income patients with limited or no insurance). Based on the established efficacy of brief interventions for hazardous...

2014-08-04 08:26:28

MUMBAI, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab in the United States is big business - $35 billion this year. There are now 14,000+ treatment facilities and growing. A total of 2.5 million persons received treatment, but many more need it and facilities are filled to capacity. However, insurance coverage for rehab is limited. As a result, most of the tab is paid by government/state agencies. High end niches have emerged for the well-heeled (think...

2014-07-31 23:21:27

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 focusing on nine secrets that addicts don’t want others to know. (PRWEB) July 31, 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 make a big difference in whether...

2014-07-31 23:21:25

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 looking at 11 drug addiction facts that children aren’t taught in school – but definitely should be. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in...

2014-07-31 23:18:26

Cornerstone Recovery Center, a drug rehab center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, holds Family Night event to support family members with loved ones in addiction recovery. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Fort Lauderdale will be hosting two Family Night events in August. The first Family Night event will take place on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and the second Family night event will take place on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 6:00pm to...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'