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2013-08-13 23:28:06

A new video by Best Drug Rehabilitation treatment centers is highlighting heroin statistics that even seasoned addiction counsellors and other experts who work in the field are calling chilling. (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 A new video by Best Drug Rehabilitation treatment centers is highlighting heroin statistics in the US that even seasoned addiction counsellors and other experts who work in the field are calling an alarming wake-up call. The video, which Best Drug Rehabilitation’s CEO and...

2013-08-12 23:00:50

Narconon International arms parents with information they need to better protect their children from heroin abuse, familiarizing them with the problems heroin causes, with specific instructions on important preventive actions to take. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Many American families may think that heroin will never touch their families. But too many families find out they were wrong. With prescription drug abuse so widespread and heroin being chemically so similar to prescription...

2013-08-10 23:02:09

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, heroin use in the U.S. rose an alarming 75 per cent between 2007 and 2011. Heroin abusers can seek the help they need at a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 According to The Daily Mail (8/6) in their news story titled, The new face of heroin: Number of affluent teenagers from the suburbs using the drug is shooting up in alarming numbers, the...

Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For Misleading Public About Medical Marijuana
2013-08-08 17:51:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta said on Wednesday night that he wanted to "apologize" for misleading the public with respect to medical marijuana. President Obama's former choice for Surgeon General said he made assumptions with respect to the drug that many testify has a valid medical use. "I apologize because I didn't look hard enough, until now," Gupta wrote in a CNN blog article that was published the next day....

2013-08-06 23:00:07

Narconon International offers a solution to Canada’s increase in painkiller and heroin abuse that started when tamper-resistant OxyNeo hit the market. (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 A little over a year ago, Canadian medical officials and Purdue Pharmaceuticals thought they had come up with an answer to the growing problem of OxyContin abuse: Just reformulate that drug into a new pill that is much harder to abuse. The new pill, which Purdue Pharmaceuticals named OxyNeo, was released in March...

2013-08-01 23:23:21

In our nation's New England states, heroin use is rising at a very high rate. Illustrating the importance of early detection of drug abuse, those with substance abuse issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 According to the New York Times article on 7/18, [Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly, heroin use is increasing rapidly in the small towns of New England states such as Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. The chief...

Cyber Pranksters Mail Heroin Security Expert
2013-07-31 09:57:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researcher Brian Krebs from the popular blog Krebs On Security received a surprising package at his home this week: 13 small bags of heroin. The administrator of an online forum for cybercriminals meant to frame Krebs and have him arrested on possession charges. The administrator, known online as "Fly" or "Flycracker," runs a Russian forum called "thecc(dot)bz" and worked with forum members to raise money, buy the drugs and...

2013-07-29 23:01:50

The Holistic Sanctuary Issues National Poll Concerning the Challenges of Conventional Drug Rehab Centers Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 With the death of Cory Monteith*, who played the role of Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee, The Holistic Sanctuary has conducted an emergency poll of 1,000 past and current patients who have sought treatment from a conventional drug rehab center. The numbers come in the wake of Cory’s demise from “mixed drug toxicity” consisting...

2013-07-24 23:25:20

Passages Malibu urges awareness of the growing trend of heroin abuse among illicit drug culture. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Over the past weeks and months, analysis and careful monitoring of emerging developments in the subculture of illegal substances has revealed a troubling, but difficult to ignore trend. Long a fading ember in the drug world, heroin has found new energy as the substance of choice among far too many people, across multiple states in the US, and in steadily...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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