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2013-05-28 12:26:53

CHICAGO, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addicted to soda? You may be shocked to learn that drinking large quantities of your favorite carbonated soda could be as damaging to your teeth as methamphetamine and crack cocaine use. The consumption of illegal drugs and abusive intake of soda can cause similar damage to your mouth through the process of tooth erosion, according to a case study published in the March/April 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal...

Diet Soda May Rot Your Teeth Just Like Meth Or Crack
2013-05-27 05:19:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Diet soda might be as bad for you as methamphetamines or crack cocaine — at least when it comes to the health of your teeth, according to new research published recently in the journal General Dentistry. As reported by the Daily Mail, the study was conducted by Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny, a professor of restorative dentistry at the Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. The research focuses on a woman in her 30s...

2013-05-14 08:38:33

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that its license plate recognition (LPR) data and investigative tools were used to identify a significant smuggling organization involving over twenty (20) vehicles being used to transport narcotics across the country. A police officer in Alabama that works as part of a criminal interdiction task force in cooperation with other agencies and drug interdiction specialists throughout the country used...

Experimental Cocaine Vaccine Effective On Mice, Primates
2013-05-11 09:39:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although trends are pointing to a decrease in recent years, cocaine use is still a major problem in the US, with 1.5 million users in 2010 — according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). To combat this highly addictive illegal drug, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College are developing an “anti-cocaine vaccine” designed to keep the drug from creating the...

2013-05-09 23:01:11

Cocaine provides short-term high but long-term problems for adults and children. Recovery Associates provides clinical and therapeutic aid toward stopping its use with their cocaine addiction treatment and rehab services. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Cocaine abuse remains problematic for adults and children alike across the United States, leaving them in precarious health situations. Research provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse indicates that cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant...

2013-04-23 08:27:01

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m....

Lasers May Help Cure Cocaine Addiction
2013-04-05 09:03:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New hope for the estimated 1.4 million Americans addicted to cocaine could come in the form of a laser-inspired treatment that could effectively turn off their craving for the illicit drug, claims research published in this week´s edition of the journal Nature. According to HealthDay News, scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the US National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) used laser light to...

2013-03-07 16:23:46

Marijuana Remains Most Commonly Detected; Oral Fluid Finding More Positives MADISON, N.J., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Job candidates subject to pre-employment drug screening tested positive for illicit drugs at a greater rate in the first six months of 2012 than in all of 2011, according to Drug Testing Index(TM) (DTI) data released today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services. The positivity rate from pre-employment...

Students Offered Cocaine To Study Effects On Human Body
2013-02-24 07:45:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Students at one UK university will be using cocaine in the name of science — specifically, they will be participating in a clinical study to better understand how the substance impacts the human body. The research will be taking place at King´s College London, where hundreds of undergraduate students have received emails inviting them to participate in a study “involving nasal administration” of the Class A...

When Parents Share Their Drug Abuse Stories, Kids Follow In Their Footsteps
2013-02-24 06:52:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When parents sit down to discuss drugs and substance abuse with their children, they might not want to volunteer information about their own past drug-related habits, according to new research originating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jennifer Kam, an assistant professor of communications at the school, and colleagues surveyed more than 500 sixth- through eighth-grade middle school students throughout the...