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2012-03-22 11:04:34

Youth with parental separation anxiety also at decreased risk Anxiety, depression, stress and social support can predict early alcohol and illicit drug use in youth, according to a study from Carolyn McCarty, PhD, of Seattle Children´s Research Institute, and researchers from the University of Washington and Seattle University.  Middle school students from the sixth to the eighth grade who felt more emotional support from teachers reported a delay in alcohol and other illicit...

2012-03-19 23:00:15

JoTo Extreme PR has re-signed Novus Medical Detox, the premier medically-supervised inpatient Detox facility in New Port Richey, Fla. Tampa Bay, Fla. (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 JoTo Extreme PR has re-signed Novus Medical Detox as a client. Novus Medical Detox provides a new type of medical detox, incorporating the most advanced medical procedures with leading natural remedies to effectively combat drug and alcohol withdrawals in a comfortable, safe and nurturing environment. Located in New...

2012-03-14 17:00:00

Actors from ABC´s Castle and Private Practice and NBC´s Parenthood will be recognized for their exceptional portrayals at the upcoming PRISM Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) has announced winners for several of its performance awards at the upcoming 16th Annual PRISM Awards. Actors Stana Katic and Jon Huertas of ABC´s Castle have been selected to receive Performance in a Drama Episode...

2012-03-14 12:00:00

EIC Rallies to Raise Awareness in Creative Community and Among Media Members with Updated Resources to Encourage Accurate Depictions of Serious Consequences Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) will join the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition´s press conference addressing the dangers of inhalants, including helium. The event will raise awareness of the potentially deadly consequences of inhalants and include the distribution of updated...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Social Media Program for California Drug Rehab facility reaching younger audiences as surge in teen and preteen addiction rates raises questions. San Clemente, California (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Recent studies in the fields of drug and alcohol treatment have concluded that children are experimenting with substance abuse at far younger rates then that of previous generations. Recent analysis from an Orange County Drug Treatment Center's Facebook page has indeed confirmed the numbers of teens...

2012-03-12 21:21:32

External factors influence opinions toward substance abuse, Concordia study finds When it comes to prevention of substance use in our tween population, turning our kids on to thought control may just be the answer to getting them to say no. New research published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, co-led by professors Roisin O´Connor of Concordia University and Craig Colder of State University of New York at Buffalo, has found that around the tween-age years kids are...

2012-03-11 07:00:00

This weekend, Oprah is set to interview the brother and sister-in-law of Whitney Houston. One of the things that stands out about their commentary on the late singer is that they seemed to know it would only be a matter of time before drug addiction took her life. "It's so sad we lost a good soul," sympathizes Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil, "and how many other good souls have we lost to drugs?" (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 This weekend, Oprah is set to interview the brother and sister-in-law of Whitney...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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