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Happy Hour Banned in Several States

  July 31, 2015   No comments

Not every state allows restaurants and bars to host “happy hours.”  In fact, there are several states that have banned happy hour or any other advertising of reduced alcohol prices

HALT Doesn’t Just Mean Stop

  July 30, 2015   No comments

If addiction recovery is not managed correctly, there is a chance of relapse. There are many tactics taught to recovering addicts to help prevent these relapses, one of which includes

Relationships, Jealousy and Drinking

  July 29, 2015   No comments

Do your drinking habits reflect your feeling of self-worth during a relationship? According to a new study published in Addictive Behaviors, that may be the case. The researchers on the

Testing Umbilical Cords to Treat NAS

  July 28, 2015   No comments

Within the past few years, the number of babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) has spiked. NAS occurs when baby is born to mothers who have been using or

Binge Drinkers Have Specific Biomarkers in Blood

  July 27, 2015   No comments

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago may have found a biomarker in the blood that could be used to screen people for binge drinking, especially young adults. Although

Increasing Number of High School Students Using Bath Salts

  July 24, 2015   No comments

The number of high school students using synthetic psychoactive drugs like Bath Salts is significantly increasing, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Addiction. The nationally

Vaporized Alcohol Bars Emerge

  July 23, 2015   No comments

A pop-up bar company in central London, Alcoholic Architecture, has created a vaporizing alcohol experience set to launch this weekend. The company will set up a pop-up bar in which

Light Smoking Popular Among Young Women

  July 22, 2015   No comments

New researches published in Preventing Chronic Disease shows that light smoking is growing in popularity among young American women. While looking at data, researchers from the University of Texas at

Changes to the NJ Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

  July 21, 2015   No comments

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation that will expand access to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). The PDMP is a database available to physicians and pharmacists which allows

Humbly Ask

  July 20, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist Today’s reflection is about the 7th step and humbly asking God to remove our defects. I had thought that meant that when we ask,