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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

2013-03-01 23:00:50

Freedom Treatment Center is a drug and alcohol addiction recovery facility that is ramping up efforts to reach out and help people recognize the signs of drug abuse and addiction before it’s

Prescription Drug Overdoses Continue To Rise
2013-02-21 09:57:37

Researchers from the CDC recently published a research letter highlighting the increase in deaths related to drug overdoses. In that report, researchers also explain that 2010 was the 11th consecutive year where a rise in deaths was seen.

2013-02-08 11:51:51

The number of deaths and liver transplants due to paracetamol overdoses has significantly reduced thanks to UK legislation to make pack sizes smaller.

New York City Prescription Opioid Overdoses On The Rise
2013-02-03 06:47:52

The number of New York City residents who died as a result of prescription opioid overdose was seven times higher in 2006 than it was just 16 years earlier, according to a new Columbia University study.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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