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2014-06-11 23:00:39

Sunshine Summit Lodge, a Narconon drug rehabilitation program in California, has witnessed the trend of initial drug use change from illicit drugs over to prescription painkillers over the last decade. Because of recent news about the prescription epidemic, the facility is offering solutions through a new series of articles through it’s website, as well as effective treatment. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from...

2014-04-06 23:00:17

Karen Kaplan, reporter for the Los Angeles Times wrote an article detailing distressing news about the nicotine liquid found in e-cigarettes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Karen Kaplan, reporter for the Los Angeles Times wrote an article detailing distressing news about the nicotine liquid found in e-cigarettes. In Kaplan’s Los Angeles Times article dated April 3th, she educates the public that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has learned that poison control...

2014-04-03 16:24:07

MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise travel has increased in popularity in recent years, with floating vacations appealing to a growing number of US and Canadian travelers. The North American cruise industry carries approximately 15 million passengers on an annual basis. Although the average cruise ship holds 2,000 passengers, the new, "mega ships" resemble small floating cities. Capable of carrying over 5,000 passengers, these giant behemoths of the sea can also serve as clearing...

2014-02-13 23:22:35

Drug rehabilitation centers such as Narconon Arrowhead of Oklahoma experience a rise in the number of clients admitted for prescription drug use. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from prescription painkillers have reached epidemic levels in the past decade. The number of overdose deaths has become greater than deaths from heroin and cocaine combined. A big part of the problem is the nonmedical use of...

Doctors Not Screening For Heavy Drinking
2014-01-08 13:30:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 38 million Americans drink too much, and doctors are failing at finding out who they are. The CDC says that doctors are failing to talk with their patients about their alcohol consumption to find out if they are drinking too much. The agency recommends that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals should be screening all adult patients...

2013-10-31 23:22:02

The Natural Supplement Company Says Natural Sleep Aid Can Help Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Nutronics Labs CEO and founder Dr. Rick Lentini released a statement today in reaction to some startling data released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about sleep statistics in the United States. In wake of the official statistics report, the CDC has called insufficient sleep a "public health epidemic." The CDC report links insufficient sleep to a variety of...

2013-08-21 23:28:37

According to the Center for Disease Control, 100 Americans die from painkiller overdose every single day, many as a result of prescription drugs. Through Sept, 15th, Conventus, a professional medical liability insurance company owned by New Jersey physicians, is offering a video providing 7 safety tips to help doctors effectively deal with managing patient pain. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 It's been called a national epidemic and it's growing. Over 100 million Americana...

2013-07-25 23:18:21

Dr. Stanley Friedell of Northwestern Women’s Health Associates comments on current national cesarean section rates and notes the risks and benefits of this increasingly common surgical procedure. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that cesarean section rates have stopped rising and have maintained an overall rate of approximately 33% over the past two years of reporting. The CDC has tracked cesarean section rates through 2011. Prior to...

2013-04-22 23:01:45

Recently, the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts personal injury law firm d´Oliveira & Associates released a new informational graphic regarding up-to-date statistics and causes of traumatic brain injuries. (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains that, while Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) can range from mild to severe, nearly 1.7 million Americans suffer one each year and a contributing factor to over 30% of all injury-related...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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