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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...

2013-04-29 23:00:43

As rates of prescription drug abuse steadily climb, the painkiller epidemic is brought to light through the very public face of the NFL. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 The prescription drug epidemic has been making headlines recently as the statistics regarding abuse rates continue to increase, and now the latest group being highlighted is the professional football community. In a recent article by The Washington Post, the NFL´s trend of painkiller use and abuse has led many NFL...

2013-04-26 23:01:44

Naloxone, an anti-overdose medication, has recently gained attention as legislators are attempting to widen its use in light of the increased abuse of opiates across the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Recent legislation has been proposed to address the issue of remedying overdoses caused by opiate drugs, according to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times. The primary anti-overdose drug in question, Naloxone, is a relatively inexpensive generic medication that was approved by the...

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...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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