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2012-01-06 14:00:00

Burning Tree, a long term treatment center in Texas, announces plans to redouble efforts in the war against OxyContin addiction and abuse. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 The continuing rise in OxyContin abuse nationwide–combined with more high profile pharmacy robbery cases involving the prescription pain killer in 2011–has prompted a Texas treatment center to double efforts against this growing epidemic. Burning Tree, a long-term drug and rehabilitation facility, plans...

New Painkiller Is 10 Times Stronger Than Vicodin
2011-12-27 09:10:09

Drug companies are working to develop a prescription painkiller much more powerful than Vicodin, worrying addiction experts that it could lead to a new wave of drug abuse. With prescription painkiller abuse treatment climbing 430 percent over the past decade, addiction experts and drug control advocates are concerned that a new mega-dose of hydrocodone, the powerful ingredient found in the drugs Vicodin and OxyContin, will make things worse. The new painkiller has up to 10 times the...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'