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Drinking and Your Health-Other Places To Get Help

Organization National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304Bethesda, MD  20892-9304Phone: (301) 443-38601-800-729-6686 (National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)Web Address: www.niaaa.nih.gov  NIAAA provides pamphlets, brochures, and referral inf

The Best Alcohol and Drug Detox Tips

In this article we will get to know what is really meant by alcohol and drug detox, its uses and how does it goes, we will also discuss some alcohol and detox tips as we go along, but prior to that tips, the first thing we have to do is to know what is alcohol and drug detox is. To know more, please

Top 5 Reasons We Start Smoking

So why did we start this nasty habit? There are as many reasons as there are smokers, but the top 5 reasons are pretty much the same.

Easily Quit Smoking

I know that in life, people tend to want to accomplish a worth while goal without putting too much effort. While most of the time you do have to, at other situations you don't. Now, ...

Types of Nicotine Replacement Therapy - Aids to Help Fight Nicotine Addiction

The Nicotine Nasal Spray, Nicotine Inhalers and Nicotine Lozenges are just some types of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) that helps smokers to get over their nicotine addiction. These types of NRT all have their own mechanism as to how they help you get rid of your smoking habit. Like most NRTs t

Adverse Effects of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs

Surveys have associated workplace exposures to hazardous substances with minor health effects such as hair loss, headaches, irritation, hypersensitivity, as well as adverse reproductive outcomes including infertility, spontaneous abortions, and congenital malformations and abnormalities. A recent st

How to Quit Smoking and Not Feel Withdrawal - You Can Do It!

The supposed difficulty in quitting smoking is not because the process itself is difficult, but because you as a smoker fear that you will have to deal with a long, arduous process in order to free yourself from cigarettes. Lucky thing is, that's not the case.

Drug AddictionIs It A Matter Of Choice?

Many laypeople still cling to the misconception that addiction is a choice.Even those who understand the neurological basis of this disease are often prejudiced against addicts, treating them as if they were lazy or weak of will.

Alcohol or Drug Use During Pregnancy-References

Other Works ConsultedCone-Wesson B (2005). Alcohol and cocaine exposure: Influences on cognition, speech, language, and hearing. Journal of Communication Disorders, 38(4): 279–302.Gray KA, et al. (2005). Prenatal marijuana exposure: Effect on child depressive symptoms at ten years of age. Neurotoxic

Smoking - Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Nicotine leads to actual physical dependence on the body. This causes physical reactions within the body when quitting smoking. Nicotine Replacement Therapy in the form of gums, patches, sprays, lozenges or inhalers contains nicotine without other harmful chemicals such as are present in tobacco. Wi