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2014-06-25 08:27:06

Addiction Disease on Rise -- Making Definitive Guide to Treatment of Addiction More Relevant Than Ever PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, together with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), a medical society representing over 3,100 addiction physicians and associated clinicians today introduced The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, Fifth...

2014-04-22 08:34:43

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Blum, PhD, President and CEO of IGENE, LLC, has long been associated with leading drug monitoring laboratory Dominion Diagnostics in a scientific research and advisory role. Blum, who sits on Dominion's Addiction and Scientific Advisory Board, was recently appointed Chief Scientific Advisor to Dominion Diagnostics. At the 2014 American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Annual Medical-Scientific Conference in Orlando,...

2014-04-09 08:28:50

Dr. Sarah Bagley to be honored at American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Institute (MRI) today announced Dr. Sarah Bagley, a fellow in addiction medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, as the inaugural recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Millennium Research Institute Research Fellowship Award, which...

2014-02-20 12:26:34

Standards apply to any physician treating addiction CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announces its release of the Standards of Care for the Addiction Specialist Physician. Drafted by a diverse panel of addiction treatment providers, researchers and academicians and clinical outcomes experts, this document enumerates the essential treatment standards that should be met by a physician who manages or oversees...

2013-12-31 23:00:32

Ce-classes.com releases a new ce course to help healthcare professionals understand the latest ASAM criteria. This continuing education course explains the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria for admission and treatment at substance abuse facilities and treatment centers. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ce-Classes.com has reviewed and summarized the latest American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria in its latest continuing education course. This criteria is used...

2013-10-31 23:23:32

The third edition (2013) of The ASAM Criteria modernizes standards for treatment of addiction and co-occurring conditions, in line with major advancements in the understanding of the disease of addiction over the past decade. Two associated products, the ASAM Criteria Software and ASAM-TRI Quality Review will ensure consumers get the best evidence-based quality care. Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announces the release of the...

2013-08-14 23:28:13

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) expresses its concern that the CNN documentary “Weed”, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, may mislead Americans about the “medical” nature of smoked marijuana. Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) expresses its concern that the CNN documentary “Weed”, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, may mislead Americans about the...

2013-08-09 23:02:23

The California Society of Addiction Medicine supports the investigation into fraud in the Drug Medi-Cal program but warns that the state must protect legitimate addiction patients in treatment centers where funding is cut off. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) supports the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) investigation into alleged fraud in the Drug Medi-Cal program, but urges that funding cut-offs to treatment centers must...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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