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Science May One Day Do So...
Researchers hit breakthrough in anti-heroin vaccine development
June 6, 2017 - The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) researchers announced Tuesday a breakthrough in the development of an anti-heroin vaccine. Researchers working at Virginia Commonwealth University said the anti-heroin vaccine has proven effective in blocking the "high" of heroin in non-human primates. The vaccine is now the first of its kind to pass this stage of preclinical testing.
MEDIA: Book to Consider
New Book Presents Introspective Approach to Battling Drug Addiction
June 5, 2017 - Harris also investigates means to render chemical dependency powerless by harnessing the power of the sober mind. He advocates for the use of internal recovery tools, in conjunction with external devices, to combat substance abuse and keep the disease at bay. "Having studied the addict's mind in-depth, I have found that the root of compulsion is in the mind," Harris said. "It is the mind that directs every thought and behavior. Drug Addiction and the Most Powerful Enemy Against It underscores the fact that the mind that is the only true passageway out of addiction."
Steve Sarkisian: Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was inspiration for alcohol treatment
June 7, 2017 - "I was actually at home on a Sunday night and I was watching SportsCenter, and Scott Van Pelt was doing his editorial," Sarkisian said. "That night was when CC Sabathia had decided to go to treatment before the Major League Baseball playoffs. I thought to myself, 'Whoa, here's somebody who is like me, who is in a very high-profile position in sports - ace pitcher of the NY Yankees - and was being relatively commended or almost celebrated for going to do what he did.'