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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

2012-04-14 23:03:47

Palm Partners in sponsorship with Harrigan Foundation host and present their 2nd Annual Success Revolution Event. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2012

2012-04-14 23:03:40

Saint Jude Retreats appears on blogtalkradio.com to discuss the alternative alcohol and drug treatment industry with host Monica Richardson.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.