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2013-04-22 23:04:50

Passages Malibu Applauds NBA star Chris Herren, who turned his negative experiences with drugs into public speaking opportunities to connect with young people around the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 Former NBA basketball point guard Chris Herren recently spoke out about his history with heroin use and the impact it had on his professional athletic career. Herren´s efforts to share his inspiring story of redemption with others now include regular appearances as a public...

2013-04-16 23:02:17

Drug use among 50-59 year-olds rose at an alarming rate over the last ten years, causing concern for the Baby Boom population. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 The Miami Herald reported that the rate of illegal drug use rose sharply among the Baby Boomer generation over the last 10 years. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health, found that between 2002 and 2011 cocaine, methamphetamines, marijuana, and heroin use tripled among 55 to 59-year olds and almost...

2013-04-03 23:00:56

New congressional legislation has been put forward in order to reduce the significantly increasing prescription drug problem. Hydrocodone-based medications, which include Vicodin, Norco, and Lortab, are a class of drugs that account for the highest rates of abuse and addiction treatment at Passages Malibu. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 New congressional legislation has been put forward in order to reduce the significantly increasing prescription drug problem, according to a recent...

2013-03-22 23:01:40

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida facility that provides individualized treatment plans for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders. The prescription drug methadone is the drug of choice for many, and Delray Recovery Center is releasing a new infographic on its many dangers. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Although methadone is legal with a prescription and often prescribed as part of a recovery plan for heroin, Delray Recovery Center´s...

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 too late. The Southern Michigan recovery facility offers natural methods of detoxification that can help halt the continuous increase in drug overdose deaths every year in the U.S. Albion, MI (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 With drug overdose deaths in the U.S. on the increase for the 11th year in a row,...

2013-02-28 23:01:58

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP offers several tips regarding natural alternatives with fewer side-effects than common pain medications. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Many patients have consulted Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP looking for non-drug and non-surgical solutions to relieve their chronic pain. Many had experienced adverse reactions and side-effects to pain medications and are looking for natural alternatives....

2013-02-17 23:02:13

Freedom Treatment Center is a Michigan drug and alcohol addiction facility that harbors acute awareness of drug trends throughout the state. One recent trend the center has noted is the increase in heroin abuse, with a recent law enforcement bust netting 15 grams of the drug from a key Michigan supplier. Albion, MI (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Freedom Treatment Center has an insider view of alcohol and drug addiction due to its recovery programs, but the center has also been keeping its eye on...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. As part of the study, which is detailed in the latest edition of the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, lead author Dr. Magdalena Cerdá, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the university´s Mailman School...

2013-02-01 13:16:03

Educational program key to addressing the epidemic of opioid overdoses Overdoses of opioid drugs are a major cause of emergency hospital admissions and preventable death in many countries. In Massachusetts, annual opioid-related overdose deaths have exceeded motor vehicle deaths since 2005, so several strategies have been introduced to tackle this growing problem. For example, overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs train drug users, their families and friends, and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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