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2010-09-01 08:10:00

US health regulators are working out possible restrictions on popular cough suppressants in hopes to stop cases of abuse that send thousands of people to the hospital each year.

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2010-05-02 09:00:00

Despite their widespread use by parents and caregivers, over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicines have carried a warning by the FDA since 2008, and still have the potential to cause serious adverse events in infants and children.

2010-03-02 13:08:00

Despite flat OTC abuse rates, other types of abuse are increasing WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America and MetLife Foundation point to the need for continued efforts to combat substance abuse among teens.

2010-02-04 06:01:00

As Lower-Cost Methadone Prescribing Increases, Knowledge is Critical SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique and comprehensive literature review of poisoning deaths involving opioids from 1999 -- 2009, the deaths involving methadone were found to be disproportionately high.

2009-12-14 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A.

2009-10-20 06:35:00

Calls upon U.S. Congress to Join in this Fight to Stop Medicine Abuse WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2009-06-18 07:00:00

LAIYANG, China, June 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JGBO) (the "Company", "Jiangbo"), a U.S.

2009-05-04 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds the latest nationwide survey results showing that more parents than ever are addressing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse with their teens.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.