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2014-05-09 12:26:10

Announces Effort to Coordinate State and Local Response PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today convened a group of local and state health, law enforcement, legislative and judicial officials along with individuals impacted by addiction to discuss the response to Pennsylvania's growing opioid addiction and overdose situation. Opioids can be found in many prescription drugs as well as illegal drugs such as heroin. Between 2009 and 2013, nearly...

2014-05-08 12:29:29

RICHMOND, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Peter Coleman, the National Medical Director of The Coleman Institute, was voted top addiction medicine specialist in Richmond Magazine's 2014 "Top Doctors" survey. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140508/85672 The Richmond Magazine survey asks local physicians to recommend doctors in 82 categories, ranging from neurology, to pediatrics, and to addiction. Dr. Coleman received the most amount of votes in the Addiction...

2014-05-06 23:15:14

With heroin abuse an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, the new detoxification program, Mountainside Detox, is being created to alleviate the mounting need for additional treatment services in the state starting in late spring. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Heroin abuse is an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, with heroin addiction currently ranking second behind alcohol as the reason people seek substance abuse treatment. Mountainside treatment...

2014-04-30 23:21:39

New hydrocodone painkiller could come with an increased risk of addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A brand-new painkiller has been released, and it could pose a very serious threat to the public. Zohydro is the first painkiller that is made up only of hydrocodone, and available dosage amounts go as high as 50 milligrams. This is five times as much as comparable drugs. Destination Hope's Florida drug rehab is concerned that a lack of education and easy access to...

2014-04-25 23:01:55

Teenagers are discovering heroin in record amounts which has facilitated the need for treatment. As teens enter adulthood, drug rehab facilities such as Arizona's The River Source are anticipating no shortage of those seeking help. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A disturbing trend is taking form throughout high schools in the United States, and that is a dramatic increase in how many teenagers are both experimenting with and regularly using heroin. It is believed that this surge...

2014-04-22 23:15:05

Many people have a desire to stop their drug addiction and change their lives around, wondering where they can go to get help. For a no-cost consultation, call 469-606-4224. PLANO, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Plano TX Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an expanded substance abuse program for individuals seeking relief from drug addiction in Plano and surrounding North Texas cities. When an individual finds that life is simply too much to take, he or she usually looks for a way to comfort...

2014-04-20 23:01:56

Finding a way to take drugs and their harmful effects out of a person's life can be done with professional help. Call 937-204-1534 for a no-cost consultation. XENIA, OH (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Xenia OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that new intervention services are now available for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction issues in Xenia and surrounding cities. The influx of drugs like cocaine, heroin, marijuana, opiates and others makes becoming addicted to them easier....

2014-04-19 23:01:30

Drugs destroy lives each and every day, leaving craziness and insanity in their path. There is help, though, and it is available. Call 513-273-7442 for a free consultation. OXFORD, OH (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Oxford OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching a new program dedicated to helping drug addicts leave their destructive lives in the past in Oxford. It is no secret that drug addiction takes hold of people and leaves wrecked lives in its wake. Think of drug addicts like small storms without...

2014-04-16 23:15:13

Drug and alcohol treatment center Aid in Recovery has released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Aid in Recovery offers comprehensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation therapy to recovering addicts in Southern Florida. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. According to a report from KARE11...

2014-04-14 23:10:10

Getting off drugs and alcohol take time and effort, plus a willingness to change. For a free consultation, call 440-628-2727. Parma, OH (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Parma Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to introduce expanded residential treatment services for individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction. Residential treatment offers a person numerous ways to eradicate the horrid use of drugs from their lives. Entering the facility can be looked at as a form of surrendering, saying...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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