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Infants Suffering From Opiate Addiction Withdrawal On The Rise
2012-05-01 09:34:18

Opiate withdrawal among infants increased three-fold between 2000 and 2009 due to prescription painkiller abuse among mothers-to-be, according to a first-of-its-kind study in the United States.

2012-04-26 23:02:57

Sobrexa survey is conducted by Down to earth video Ltd.

2012-04-26 10:15:27

Alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use among young people is a public health concern in the UK.

2012-04-24 22:42:56

A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse.

2012-04-23 11:18:35

New research from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York reveals that repeated exposure to cocaine decreases the activity of a protein necessary for normal functioning of the brain's reward system, thus enhancing the reward for cocaine use, which leads to addiction.

2012-04-20 12:35:33

Alcohol use in Bollywood movies is directly influencing the drinking habits of India's adolescents.

2012-04-16 23:01:14

Burning Tree expands its efforts into California to help residents with chronic relapse find quality addiction treatment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2012


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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