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2013-06-18 09:48:37

A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction, according to an animal study. The results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Opioids are pain-killing drugs, derived from the opium plant, which block signals of pain between nerves in the body. They are manufactured in prescription medications like morphine and codeine, and also are found in some illegal drugs, like heroin. Both legal and...

2013-06-07 23:16:52

Teens looking for their next ℠fix´ find it in a powerful fentanyl and heroin combination. Recovery Associates can help these troubled youths stop their drug use through their Adolescent Track. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 A spike in the number of teen heroin overdoses in New York state is a haunting reminder of how powerful and addictive this drug can be among adolescents. To read more about this drug problem visit this link...

2013-06-04 23:16:53

The NorthernCaliforniaDrugRehab.com website recently launched aiming to help those in northern California struggling with drug addiction start a successful recovery. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 In a region that is no stranger to the widespread problem of substance abuse and full-blown drug addiction, NorthernCaliforniaDrugRehab.com offers a new ray of hope to addicts and their families. Although individuals from outside the region are welcome to access the services offered by...

2013-05-16 23:32:10

Last month, Montreal police seized 10,000 pills of Desmethyl Fentanyl, a drug 40 times more powerful than heroin. Recovery Associates, a Christian Drug Rehab Center, discusses the potentially deadly consequences this new drug could have and how they plan to treat those struggling with it. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Simply put, addiction is a “disease of more.” Addicts look for a faster, stronger, more powerful high. Prescription drug abuse has been a growing...

2013-05-10 23:02:12

Recovery Associates expands emphasis on heroin addiction treatment programs. Numerous recovery tracks focus on addressing and stopping powerful drug addiction to heroin or morphine. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is placing an emphasis upon heroin addiction treatment, helping men and women break free from this harrowing, potent drug. Heroin turns normal, functioning people into walking zombies and can leave them with...

2013-05-09 23:49:33

The new line of hipster related products includes flasks, pint glasses, and shot glasses made to look like prescription medication bottles. The marketing tactic underscores the deadly rise of prescription medication abuse in more recent years. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Call them ironic, call them tongue-in-cheek or in poor taste, but the fact remains that Urban Outfitters is making light of prescription medication use with a new line of drinking related products. The perception among...

2013-05-02 23:02:22

The rise in prescription drug abuse has permanently changed the face of addiction–how are treatment centers adjusting their programs to respond to this shift? West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Recently, laws attempting to control and monitor the prescription of habit-forming drugs have been enacted. However, for those who are already addicted, these changes have come too late. In an attempt to combat this alarming and pervasive epidemic, Recovery Associates, a drug and...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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