Latest drug abuse Stories

2011-04-03 23:07:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in cooperation with the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), announced today that Join Together has become part of the 25-year-old nonprofit organization based in New York City. Join Together is a leader in bringing effective alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs to communities nationwide.

2011-03-30 00:00:28

A new film, “Limitless,” which opened in theaters on March 18, 2011, was the highest grossing motion picture in the United States that weekend. A fast paced thriller, the film has garnered positive reviews from many critics, and is hailed for being innovative and gripping.

2011-03-25 14:11:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmacoFore, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation abuse-resistant prescription drugs, announced that Lynn R.

2011-03-14 00:00:27

Drug prevention specialist appears on local program to cover crime and healthcare concerns related to drug addiction. Midwest (Vocus/PRWEB) March 12, 2011 According to NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) drug abuse costs the United States economy over $600 billion dollars annually in increased health care costs, crime, and lost productivity.

2011-03-10 14:02:57

Illicit drug users are at increased risk of being exposed to microbial pathogens and are more susceptible to serious infections say physicians writing in the Journal of Medical Microbiology.

2011-02-24 06:06:00

Strategic Partnership to Educate Families About Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Broaden Scope of Shared Resources on Teen Health NEW YORK, Feb.

2011-02-09 12:00:00

MALIBU, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 onset of the financial crisis that upended the U.S.

2011-01-27 14:21:55

The growing numbers of new cases of substance abuse disorders are perplexing.

2011-01-24 13:50:32

Former world leaders and other personalities including Virgin chief Richard Branson launched a global drive on Monday to help tackle drug abuse, amid signs that a crackdown on drug crime is failing.

2011-01-12 06:06:00

Slashed Prevention Funding and Drastic Reductions in Federal Media Campaign Add Pressure on Parents NEW YORK, Jan.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.