Latest drug abuse Stories

2010-09-15 23:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from a new national survey, sponsored by the American Pain Foundation, reveal misperceptions among physicians regarding the misuse and abuse of opioids. The results come in light of government statistics to be released today looking at the broader U.S.

2010-09-14 07:07:00

MetLife Foundation and Partnership for a Drug-Free America(®) Launch Next Phase of Public Service Radio Campaign, Offer Free Brochure and Web Resources to Help Parents Talk with their Teens NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-09-10 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and Hazelden, the national nonprofit focused on addiction treatment, prevention and recovery announced today a new strategic partnership focused on improving the treatment of co-occurring disorders.

2010-08-03 08:07:00

Legal Expert Calls Drug Facilitation a Growing Problem in Hollywood LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow marks the start of criminal proceedings against lawyer and former companion of Anna Nicole Smith, Howard K. Stern. Stern, along with co-defendants Drs.

2010-07-20 07:07:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is pleased to announce the election of Mitchell S. Rosenthal, M.D. to its Board of Directors. Dr.

2010-07-07 15:31:14

People with mental health problems are committing fewer homicides while the number of suicides by mental health patients has also fallen, latest figures reveal; a previous rise in homicides by mentally ill people may have been the result of drug misuse, says the report.

2010-06-25 15:02:17

Why is it that only some drug users become addicts?

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.