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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

2012-02-16 12:51:42

A medication commonly used to help people stop smoking may have an unanticipated positive side effect for an entirely different vice: drinking alcohol.

Hospitalization Of Underage Drinkers Common And Costly
2012-02-16 11:31:02

A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that hospitalization for underage drinking is common in the US, with costs reaching upwards of $755 million annually, researchers reported in the online edition of the Journal of Adolescent Health.

2012-02-16 11:19:22

Brain scans of two strains of mice imbibing significant quantities of alcohol reveal serious shrinkage in some brain regions - but only in mice lacking a particular type of receptor for dopamine, the brain's "reward" chemical.

2012-02-16 11:10:07

Frequent drinking can lead to changes in the processing of alcohol cues that can, in turn, facilitate renewed drinking if an individual's ability and motivation to reflect on drinking behaviors are insufficient.

2012-02-16 11:08:01

Varenicline is an effective smoking-cessation medication that may also reduce drinking.

7.5 Million Children Live With An Alcoholic Parent
2012-02-16 08:36:23

More than one in ten children in the United States live with a parent who has had an alcohol disorder within the past year, and are at an increased risk of developing a host of mental health problems, according to a new study released today.

2012-02-15 13:55:00

Steven Sherman, founder of "Just Pray NO!" announces that the 22nd Annual "Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting" will take place the weekend of April 14 – April 15, 2012.

2012-02-14 19:00:00

After positive results treating mature adult clients with HeartMath, The Camp will now provide teenage clients with this holistic tool that can aid in recovery by relieving stress and stabilizing

2012-02-12 08:00:00

The producers of Today in America with Terry Bradshaw are proud to introduce the launch of a new series, Breaking Free from Addiction, as a Today in America sample. Coral


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.