Hillary Clinton is proposing $10 billion in new federal grants to combat drug and alcohol addiction, the latest in a string of domestic policy proposals from the Democratic presidential contender.
Welcome to Five Minutes With, where we take a few
moments to better get to know the Reawakenings Wellness
Center staff. Today we’d like to introduce Stephen M. Herz,
RWC Clinical Director.
Using gene testing to find the right drug for the right person at the right time is medicine’s cutting edge. Addiction researchers are identifying promising genetic targets for treatments for alcohol, nicotine and other drugs.
Read the story of this woman’s experience dealing with pregnancy and addiction. Reawakening Wellness Center (RWC) in South Florida is proud to be one of only a few facilities in the state of Florida that offer detoxification to pregnant women in their first and second trimesters.
There has been an increase in the use and abuse of the substances such as alcohol, drugs, and cigarettes. Substance abuse is defined as harmful use of these substances in order to alter the mood. Generally, substance abuse is referred to the use of illegal drugs as these are potentially addictive and can pose negative health effects. However, alcohol, inhalants, solvents and even coffee can be abused. Hence, almost any substance can be used to a harmful extent and can be abused. Substance abuse results in health deterioration irrespective of addiction. Chaotic home environment, genetic risks, poor social coping skills and inappropriate behavior are some of the factors that may cause substance abuse. Early recognition of substance abuse symptoms can increase the chances of successful treatment.
The ‘only town’ in America where cops grant amnesty to drug addicts seeking help
“If you are a user of opiates or heroin, let us help you. We know you do not want this addiction. We have resources here in the City that can and will make a difference in your life. Do not become a statistic.”
The face of heroin addiction in the United States is changing, as well-off abusers of prescription painkillers switch to illicit narcotics to feed their habit, federal officials reported Tuesday.
Admissions of drug-dependent babies to U.S. neonatal intensive care units nearly quadrupled from 2004 through 2013, a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine found.
Pan Am Games nutritionist says when it comes to eating healthy, there are no shortcuts.
Opioid use in pregnancy is not uncommon, and the use of illicit opioids during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of adverse outcomes. Click below to read the entire case study.