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Professional Help: How to Find Rehab That Works
In the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), the incidence of drug-related deaths has doubled in the last 25 years. So, why is this happening? One factor we must consider is whether treatment works. Ninety …
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Miley Cyrus Drug Overdose – Friends Say Star Needs Detox and Rehab After
I think you'd be hard pressed to find very many people that believe that Miley Cyrus' hospital stay was primarily due to an allergic reaction nearly 2 weeks ago. A bad allergic reaction doesn't keep you stuck in a hospital bed for ten days but an …
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Punchlines: Send Donald Sterling to Paula Deen rehab!
Find out what else the comics had to say about Donald Sterling by watching the video of our favorite jokes. After that, vote for your own favorites in the quick poll to the right. Watching from a smartphone or tablet? Then visit to …
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S.F. General, Sheriff's Dept. blamed in Lynne Spalding death
The probe was conducted by state health inspectors on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – the federal agency that decides whether hospitals meet minimum standards to be eligible for Medicare payments – and involved interviews of …
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First State Hispanics face many barriers to mental health care
It's a typical Tuesday at the Latin American Community Center (LACC) in Wilmington, the place many Hispanics in New Castle County turn to when they have a problem. Today and every day, the list of challenges is long and often complex. Landing a job.
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Report: alcohol use should be a doctor's-office discussion
And a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds many people are not discussing their drinking habits with their doctors. The report found at least 38 million Americans drink too much, but only one in six has ever …
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Los Angeles Alcohol Rehab Launches New Program Toward Reduction in
Los Angeles Alcohol Rehab Launches New Program Toward Reduction in Underage Drinking. A Los Angeles alcohol rehab and addiction treatment center is making immediate help for those in need available. Call (213) 908-1571 to make an appointment at …
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Teens could betray themselves by telling too much
From 13 to 20 percent of young people in the U.S. age 3 to 17 experience a broad range of mental disorders in a given year, and prevalence appears to be increasing, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which …

Flu death toll climbing
The pediatric deaths occurred in Los Angeles and San Mateo counties. The spread of the flu virus has caused a few local hospitals and clinics to change some of their regular procedures and rules. Emanuel Medical Center is restricting visitors who are …
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Young Adult Substance Abuse Treatment the Focus of Summer CEU Event
On Friday, June 14, 2013, clinicians and treatment professionals are invited to attend Promises Treatment Centers' annual summer CEU event, where they will meet Regional Vice President-California Nanci Stockwell and learn about Promises West L.A.'s …
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ADHD medications not tied to drug, alcohol abuse
But, he told Reuters Health, "We don't have a lot of studies going into the full range of years when people (are most at risk for) substance abuse." According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, parent reports suggest that close to …
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Local treatment facilities see increased demand with alcohol, prescription
In Anne Arundel County, the number of people admitted into state-supported drug and alcohol treatment programs reached 3,570 in 2011, up from 2,824 in 2008, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. “It has increased …

PTSD: The Soldier's Private War
As new drugs became available, physicians tried them, graduating from alcohol to laudanum (a tincture of opium) to chloral hydrate and barbiturates to benzodiazepines and Thorazine-like compounds to antidepressants. Just as DaCosta's Syndrome, effort …
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Incurable Gonorrhea Arrives in North America
… the Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, and colleagues write that the findings of this study, of documented cephalosporin treatment failures in North America, although expected, “its arrival is deeply …
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