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2012-02-20 08:15:00

Narconon East US Long Term Drug Rehab mourns the loss of another great American talent: Whitney Houston.

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

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.


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