Miramar Laguna Beach Blog

July 31, 2008

Drug Abuse Science and Treatment: Bridging the Gap

Substance abuse treatment generally starts with research studies into the causes of dependency and discovery of means to address or […]
August 7, 2008

Data Shows that Alcohol Industry is Unreliable

In a recent study conducted by the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF), it was found that the drinks industry appears to […]
August 8, 2008

Study Recommends Using Epilepsy Medication for Alcoholism Treatment

A small research team at the University of Michigan has come out with a study that could provide possible treatment […]
August 8, 2008

Cellular Behavior May Offer Key to Drug Cravings

A recent study has discovered a cellular mechanism that may hold the key to an individual’s drug cravings. The results […]
August 13, 2008

New drug against relapse?

An experimental drug developed by the pharmaceutical company Pzifer has potential to prevent alcohol dependents from having relapses after treatment, […]
August 14, 2008

Drinking makes you prone to obesity, heart attack, diabetes, and high blood pressure

Findings from a recent population-based study provide new evidence that emphasizes the harmful effects to health of excessive drinking. This […]
August 21, 2008

Survey Finds Teen Drug Abuse Linked to Lack of Parental Supervision

Parenting plays a big influence on a child’s predisposition for drug use, a new survey finds. Those who tend to […]
August 21, 2008

Canadian Survey: Addiction Creates Social Outcasts

According to a survey funded by the Canadian Medical Association, only one in five Canadians is willing to socialize with […]
August 28, 2008

Drinking and household permissiveness: Some interesting findings

Youths whose parents and family members are permissive towards drinking and the use of marijuana tend to drink more heavily […]
August 28, 2008

Chicago treatment centers affected by budget cuts

State-funded treatment centers across the country provide hopes of recovery to dependents who lack resources to be admitted to private […]