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Success for Crystal Meth Drug Addict on YouTube

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, crystal methamphetamine (more commonly referred to as crystal meth) is a drug known to cause severe addiction problems. The side effects associated with crystal meth consumption are blatantly devastating: the...

Ex-drug Addict has set up Support System for Drug Victims

A former drug addict from Manipur has set up a support system for victims of substance abuse to "care and support the dying and to rescue the perishing".// K. Gouchinkhup, 31, an injection drug user (IDU) since his high-school days, said: "A sense of curiosity and peer pressure led me to take ...

Party Pill Makes People Addict – Research Find

Doctors warn the number of New Zealanders who take party pills in higher doses as a new trend. Some manufacturers and authorities argued taking// party pills escape people from taking drugs. Nearly 20% of 13-45 years aged people have used the pill atleast once – says researchers commissioned by...

Just One Puff Make Teenagers Addict

A study conducted by Cancer Research UK says 'Teens who tried just one cigarette are twice as likely as those who have never tried it to take up smoking' //.Again after 3 years it was proved true by another study. Cancer Research UK said anti-smoking campaigns should focus on preventing children...

Clark Gable's Son a Drug Addict

London: Movie legend Clark Gable's son has been exposed as a drug addict with suicidal tendencies by his 19-year-old daughter Kaylee Gable.// According to contactmusic.com, the daughter Kaylee feels that her grandfather would be heartbroken if he were alive and could see his son, actor John C...

Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities

...gram has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. "You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick Hayes, a representative of N...

Narconon Graduate Successfully Recovers From Prescription Drug Abuse

...bilitation program. *(Photo 72dpi: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/09-0703-NarcononMI_72dpi.jpg ) *(Photo Caption: Ex-prescription pain medication addict now drug-free.) Darwish, like many, didn't start out as a drug addict. He did well in school, was very skilled at Tae Quan Do, and skateboarding ...

America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals

...when they need it the most," warns Mr. Meitiner. "We must recognize and address the debilitating effects of addiction on all of us -- whether the addict is a family member, neighbor, or co-worker. Re-allocating resources to treatment is vital not only to the well-being of our communities but to our ver...

Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law

... law has been a decade in the making. The legislation "will finally put an end to Big Tobacco's despicable marketing practices that are designed to addict children to its deadly products," said John R. Seffrin, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. "Senate passa...

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon

...utine outcome monitoring, procedures validated and commended by CARF (the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission.) A daily average spent by a serious addict on his drugs is $100 per day, which is $36,500 per year. Some spend much more. If our 7,500 drug-free graduates had continued spending $100 per day on...

Tobacco Control Bill Heads to White House as Health Groups Cheer

...hat has been a decade in the making. The legislation "will finally put an end to Big Tobacco's despicable marketing practices that are designed to addict children to its deadly products," said John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. "Senate passage of the 'Family Sm...

Statement by American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown on Senate Passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act June 11, 2009

...of addiction and save lives. This legislation provides a tremendous opportunity to finally hold tobacco companies accountable and restrict efforts to addict more children and adults. It has been a long and challenging process to move the bill through Congress but the determination of many concerned parent...

Health Organizations Cheer Senate Vote on Tobacco Control

...lth organizations across the country. The legislation "will finally put an end to Big Tobacco's despicable marketing practices that are designed to addict children to its deadly products," said John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. "Senate passage of the 'Family Sm...

LCA Applauds Senate Leadership Team Working to Secure New FDA Regulatory Authority Over Tobacco

... and better treatment options." "The FDA bill is an historic opportunity to stop the deliberate targeting of and marketing to youth - just to addict them and recruit them as replacement smokers. I applaud Senator Dodd for his efforts to protect our children and save countless lives." Lung Can...

LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception

...ne, the deliberate collusion over the past fifty years by the tobacco companies to manipulate the amount of nicotine and their marketing strategies to addict more what they blandly referred to as 'replacement smokers' for those who died." "If the courts recognize this, hopefully our public health polic...

Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year

...mpared to April of 2008. As of this morning May is on track for an astounding 200% gain. Dr. Michael Stein, author of new best-selling book The addict , reviewed in Oprah Magazine and The New York Times , tells NAABT, "With the economic downturn, and the loss of jobs all around us, my buprenorphine...

Corporate Accountability International: Tobacco Giant Leads in Profits, Addicting Youth

...eneration," said Anna White of the Global Youth Action on Tobacco Network. "They see through the cynical lies and manipulation it is using to lure and addict their peers and are taking action for a future where governments protect people, not corporate profits." In 2008, PMI attempted to use free trade...

Rhode Island Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers; $1 Increase Gives State Highest Cigarette Tax in the Nation

...g increases in taxes on other tobacco products and protecting Rhode Island's minimum pricing laws, measures which help thwart big tobacco's efforts to addict kids. This week Governor Carcieri allowed the budget to become law without his signature. By supporting a higher cigarette tax, Rhode Island's leaders...

70 percent of drug-addicted men admit they consume drugs to increase their sexual pleasure

... This release is available in Spanish . 72.28 per cent of drug addict men admit to have consumed drugs to be able to have sexual relations and mo...creases the most sexual incapacitation. On the other hand, only 37.50% drug addict women consume drugs to this purpose, and when they do, they resort to cocai...

Congress Can Deliver Historic Victory for Children and America's Health By Granting FDA Authority Over Tobacco Products

...roducts less harmful. Until Congress grants the FDA authority over tobacco products, the tobacco companies will continue their harmful practices that addict children and make it difficult for smokers to quit. This legislation would grant the FDA the authority and resources to effectively regulate the ...

Health Groups Slam Tobacco Marketing to Women

...other types of cancer. "Big tobacco's blatant targeting of women is just an extension of a decades-long campaign of fraud and deception designed to addict children and adults to its deadly products," John R. Seffrin, chief executive of the American Cancer Society and its affiliate, the American Cancer So...

Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls

...gredients. "Big Tobacco's blatant targeting of women is just an extension of a decades-long campaign of fraud and deception designed to addict children and adults to its deadly products," said John R. Seffrin, Ph.D., chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affi...

Author's Unwelcome Sequel Brings Light to Addiction

...d pain pills. "The Path to Addiction" is for readers who are seeking a better understanding of addiction and the addict. Neal believes that every addict has two personalities -- but the general public only sees the manifestation of the unsightly one, and the good one goes unnoticed, even when clean and...

C.A.R.E. Florida Launches Family Weekends to Help on That Long Road to Recovery

... Just because an addict finished a drug rehab program does not mean they h...ucate families on the difference between loving an addict and enabling them on the long road to recovery. ...es of addicts is the difference between loving the addict in the family and enabling them. Also, the C.A...

Hope for treating relapse to methamphetamine abuse

...ecutive days. Once extinguished, however, it is possible for a conditioned preference to be reinstated just as it is possible for a recovered drug addict to relapse. To reinstate the place preference in this experiment, Brookhaven scientists injected the rats with methamphetamine in the neutral chamber....

American Lung Association Congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives for Passage of Historic Tobacco Legislation

...o-related diseases, including lung cancer, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars on marketing in an attempt to addict a new generation of tobacco consumers. Tragically, more than 1,300 American children become regular smokers each day. "As our nation wrestles with h...

A Young Life Lost to Prescription Drug Abuse

...- is completely unpredictable. And we're talking about kids that wouldn't necessarily consider themselves to be an addict. But you don't have to be an addict to die from this. You just have to do it once." Teens can often easily gain access to such drugs, the survey showed. Among those who said they had ...

Drug Addiction Explained by Drug Addiction Center

...ct's drug and alcohol consumption increases, the guilt and the symptoms of depression will also accentuate. It will even get to a point where the drug addict will sacrifice his/her personal integrity, relationships with family and friends, savings, retirement pension and anything else that may be of use to ...

Porn Nation Uncovers the Sexualization of America

... Recovering sex addict Michael Leahy tells his personal story and seeks to put a warning label on the industry CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is accessible...

NEWSWEEK Cover: The Hunt for an Addiction Vaccine

...ssence, rules out free will and the possibility that some addictive behavior may be voluntary. It is a seductive proposition, for it suggests that the addict is incapable of self-control, and hence cannot be responsible for his or her behavior." (Read cover story at http://www.Newsweek.com ) http://ww...

National Institutes of Health grant to fund drug abuse research at UH

...ealth and social consequences, such as the spread of HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens. To minimize this, we need a better understanding of the addict and addiction. Our purpose is to build more knowledge and put that knowledge into practice. A pair of studies will focus on the heroin use of agin...

L.A. Author, TV Personality and Substance Abuse Specialist Discusses Struggle to Break 'Bad-girl' Syndrome Oct. 26-28 in Baltimore

...pts and sign copies of her Hollywood memoir on Oct. 26-28 in Baltimore as part of a national book tour. A recovered celebrity addict herself, Stadner is available to speak to the media and other groups on the REAL reasons behind recent bad behavior by Britney, Lindsa...

'Old and Haggard' Moss Turns to Her Mentor Sarah to Revitalize Career

...has apparently started feeling old and haggard and has asked the woman who first made her famous to revitalize her following her harsh split with drug addict Pete Doherty. Moss has been severely panned for her wild behaviour and waning looks during her stormy relationship with the Babyshambles fron...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...gians -- 1.5 percent of the population -- who are addicted to gambling and the 133,000 considered to be in the risk zone. The average gambling addict in Norway spends 5,000 euros (6,700 dollars) a year on gaming. "Behind each person is a household. The gambler's problems don't stop at him, t...

Concern in Mizoram Over Growing Tobacco-related Diseases

...ld at small kiosks in villages. Tobacco users say it is hard to part with the addiction despite knowing the flip side. Ramdingliana, a tobacco addict since the age of 10, said: "It sounds really good when they talk about cancer and other diseases caused by tobacco. But the truth is that it is very h...

Killer Anesthetist Sentenced To 1933 Years In Prison

...so worked as a consultant at the private Hospital Casa de la Salud in the city. He was found to have infected numerous patients at both locations. The addict was also heard to have infected patients at two other Valencia hospitals. During the trial, Maeso repeatedly denied having knowingly passing on t...

Maninder Singh Confesses of Using Drugs

...ested for procuring drugs Tuesday, has confessed consuming them, a senior official said Wednesday. "Maninder has confessed that he was a drug addict and consumed drugs to deal with family problems. He first took drugs 10 years ago in Holland," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Narcotics) A.S. Cheema t...

Treat Soft Drinks As Toilet Cleaners: Baba Ramdev

...e yoga a household treatment to all kinds of diseases rather than become an addict to allopathic treatment. "You are killing yourself by becoming an addict of allopathic medicines. Just stick to yoga for a healthy and long life," t...

Food addiction similar to Drug addiction!!

...ecent research that studied the brain scan of some obese people reported that obese people might get addicted to food in the similar fashion as a drug addict to drugs.// Gene-Jack Wang and colleagues at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York conducted this study. It was published in the October 17,...

Bitter Pill: Thrills That Kill

... behavior and is a reliable technique for alcohol or drug addiction, especially when all other strategies have failed. Family members or friends of an addict could resort to the intervention process to enable the person willfully accept help to come out of the addiction. References: www.en.wikipe...
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