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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...

2012-03-06 11:31:37

In a national Swedish adoption study, the risk for drug abuse appears to be increased among adopted children whose biological parents had a history of drug abuse, according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Drug abuse is a worldwide public health problem and much effort has gone into understanding the nature of familial factors, the authors write in their study background. Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D., of Virginia...

2012-03-02 13:46:12

Abstinence therapy safer, preferable, according to a report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings Many health care professionals (HCPs) have easy access to controlled medications and the diversion and abuse of drugs among this group may be as high as 10%. Controversy surrounds the safety of allowing addicted HCPs to return to clinical practice while undergoing medical treatment with opioid substitution therapy such as buprenorphine. In the March issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Heather Hamza, CRNA,...

2012-03-01 15:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com is looking for alcoholics for a new survey. The news has received positive comments from people on the site. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Downtoearthvideo.com is currently looking for a number of alcoholics to take part in a new survey they are conducting on the effects of drinking. The team on the site will be contacting people on the site´s mailing this week to talk further. Michael Cowell, one of the Directors on the site said that “we are always...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.