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2013-09-27 10:20:38

Rhode Island Hospital study shows officers frustrated by limitations to medical role in response A recent study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that a change in the way police respond to drug-related overdose emergencies could contribute to improved outcomes of the victims and to the communities where overdoses occur. The study found that while law enforcement officers often serve as medical first responders, there is a lack of clarity as to what police can do, or should do, at the...

Russian Flesh-Eating Drug Makes It Into The US
2013-09-27 04:58:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A flesh-eating drug that first surfaced in Russia over a decade ago has found its way to US shores, with poison control center officials confirming that two people have been treated for using the substance this week. Dr. Frank LoVecchio, co-medical director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, told Lee Moran of the New York Daily News on Thursday that there were two patients who had used...

2013-09-20 23:03:26

While pill mill legislation is badly needed, an unexpected side effect of pill mill closures seems to lead to substance abusers now turning to heroin—this ramification is spreading throughout the U.S., and Novus Medical Detox says that education, along with legislation, is needed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 As an unexpected side effect of pill mill legislation and closures, substance abusers are now turning to heroin to achieve a much cheaper, faster high. As the...

2013-09-18 23:27:27

In New Jersey, prosecutors are cracking down on drug dealers by vowing to seek stiff sentences at their trials. Those abusing drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 In an article by The Trentonian (8/11), titled Dealers now being charged in drug overdose deaths, that in the state of New Jersey, prosecutors are cracking down on drug dealers by vowing to seek stiff sentences at their trials. “We’re going...

2013-09-10 23:25:01

A recent government report says an increasing number of baby boomers are receiving treatment for drug abuse. Anyone, regardless of age, who is suffering from a problem with drugs should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As reported by CBS (9/4) in their news story titled, Drug Use Drops for America's Youth, Rises in the Over 50 Crowd, a government report states that a record number of people over 50 are receiving treatment for...

2013-09-02 23:03:32

In New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and '70s. Those abusing prescription drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 In an article by The Inquirer (7/12), titled Report: Pill mills, addiction thrive in N.J., in the state of New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and...

2013-08-31 23:19:13

New methods in place at Alcohol Treatment Arlington are ranked among the nations’ best for treating addicts of pain medication. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 While more research is being done to treat addicts of pain medication, Alcohol Treatment Arlington has emerged as one of the most innovative clinics to treat this specific type of addiction thanks to their groundbreaking new treatment therapies. The fastest growing form of drug abuse in America isn’t found on the street...

2013-08-29 23:31:32

Intake Counselors at Narconon Freedom Center report enrollees seeking help with heroin addiction are younger than previous years. Albion, MI (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center Intake Counselors report program enrollees who are seeking help with heroin addiction are younger than previous years. Currently, the demographic of program starts is shifting more and more to teens 18 and 19 years old who are shooting heroin. Prior years showed enrollees in their early 20’s. “As...

2013-08-29 23:25:42

According to a recent government report, prescription drug abusers are much more likely to start taking heroin. People who have a prescription drug dependency should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 According to HealthDay News, Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use, those that abuse prescription painkillers are far more likely to fall victim to a heroin addiction. Heroin abuse is just one of the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.