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2014-08-28 23:17:30

Controversial Hydrocodone-Based Painkiller Zohydro contains strong potential for addiction and as a substitute for OxyContin and heroin abuse.

2014-08-11 12:25:22

Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug.

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued

2014-07-23 23:03:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the

2013-08-29 23:21:39

As prescription overdose deaths among women sharply increase, Novus Detox says a solution is needed now—doctors need to exercise caution when prescribing, and must also warn patients of the

2013-07-24 23:03:31

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released today a set of policy solutions—The Safe Rx Initiative—aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and fraud in Medicare and the

Prescription Overdoses Are Alarmingly High Among Women
2013-07-03 05:09:18

The number of women dying as a result of prescription painkiller overdoses increased by over 400 percent between 1999 and 2010, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed Tuesday.

2013-06-21 23:19:35

Fentanyl is a potent narcotic analgesic that’s even more potent than morphine. It can turn people into addicts if overused.

2013-04-03 23:00:56

New congressional legislation has been put forward in order to reduce the significantly increasing prescription drug problem.

2012-08-17 06:08:59

A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the use of electronic prescription drug monitoring programs (PMPs) may have a significant impact on the demand for drug treatment programs and how prescribers detect and respond to abuse of painkillers.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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