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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.

2013-06-10 23:01:10

American Association of Poison Control Centers say products make light of prescription drug misuse. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The American

2013-06-07 23:15:29

Celebrities suffering from drug or alcohol addiction check in to luxury centers usually located on the west coast.

2013-04-26 23:01:44

Naloxone, an anti-overdose medication, has recently gained attention as legislators are attempting to widen its use in light of the increased abuse of opiates across the US. Malibu,

2013-04-12 23:04:53

Narcotics Overdose Prevention & Education (NOPE) visited Into Action Treatment Center this week to connect and spread the message of hope in recovery from drug addiction. Boynton

2013-04-02 23:02:33

Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have more than tripled over the last decade; according to a Policy Impact Report from the CDC, nearly three out of four prescription drug overdoses


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.