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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...

2012-02-22 14:30:00

Ripple Effects´ Software Discreetly Gives Children of Alcoholics Personal Support While Preserving Peer Relationships San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 In recognition of Children of Alcoholics Week, Ripple Effects´ CEO, Alice Ray opens up about how her personal experience as a child growing up in an alcoholic home inspired her to create Ripple Effects (http://www.rippleeffects.com), the leading digital provider of student social-emotional learning and self-directed...

2012-02-22 12:13:24

UMass Medical School iHeal project uses emerging technologies to detect drug cravings and intervene Clinical researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) are combining an innovative constellation of technologies such as artificial intelligence, smartphone programming, biosensors and wireless connectivity to develop a device designed to detect physiological stressors associated with drug cravings and respond with user-tailored behavioral interventions that prevent...

2012-02-20 08:15:00

Narconon East US Long Term Drug Rehab mourns the loss of another great American talent: Whitney Houston. This tragic death is a reminder of the frailty of human life and how quickly life can be lost in the face of the U.S prescription drug overdose epidemic. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Narconon East US Long Term Drug Rehab mourns the loss of another great American talent: Whitney Houston. This tragic death is a reminder of the frailty of human life and how quickly any life...

2012-02-19 08:00:00

Evan Miller, MA brings a strong clinical background to Sober Living by the Sea and implements an enhanced treatment regimen that focuses on evidence based practices. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Evan Miller has joined the clinical staff at Sober Living by the Sea and has implemented an upgraded treatment protocol that is based on a foundation of 7 evidence based practices. Evan has also been facilitating intensive staff training sessions for mastery of these practices. The...

2012-02-17 19:30:00

Through the recent incorporation of higher education courses at Northern Arizona University, the Back2Basics long-term sober living program pushes addicts to come out of addiction and go back into the classroom. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Twenty-one year-old and Bay Area native, Lucas Smith* is in his fourth month of recovery at Back2Basics, and attending college courses — one Spanish conversation course and one Philosophy course at Northern Arizona University (NAU)....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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