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Prescription Drug Abuse Among Youth Is An Increasing Problem
2013-05-29 06:02:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Non-medical prescription drug abuse is on the rise in young people, and a new study from the University of Cincinnati could shed light on what could increase or lower the risk of such abuse. The research team, led by Keith King, professor of health promotion, focused on 54,000 students — 7th through 12th grade — in the Greater Cincinnati area, including the Tristate regions of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The data they...

2013-04-06 23:03:23

Narconon East US Executive Director, Yvonne Rodgers, attended the 2013 National RX Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando Florida to discuss creating a coordinated effort to handle the national prescription drug abuse epidemic. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 Narconon East US Executive Director, Yvonne Rodgers was one of nearly 900 attendees at the 2013 National RX Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, FL this week. Representatives from national, state and local government agencies, community...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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