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2014-06-30 23:13:47

Heroin use is again on the rise and is cropping up in suburban neighborhoods, prompting Novus Medical Detox to call for better public education with regard to the dangers of drugs. Additionally, Novus urges those struggling with addiction to seek help from a safe, effective detox and rehabilitation program. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Heroin is an historically low-grade drug that by most accounts had retreated from American society, referred to by an AP article published...

2014-06-26 23:16:37

Touch&Know offers new tool to stay on the offensive in the war against Heroin San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to the 2014 Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study "Parents in the Dark", parents are grossly uneducated when it comes to knowledge of drugs, including heroin, not only of details pertaining to the drug, such as where it comes from, availability, etc, but the most basic knowledge of how to identify it. In fact, most parents surveyed had a false sense of...

2014-06-25 23:11:11

Drug Treatment Center Finder launches online directory for addicts, by addicts. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Drug Treatment Center Finder launched an online directory that helps addicts find treatment centers all over the U.S. The company hopes to add a personal element to an impersonal industry full of red tape and bureaucracy. Unlike other addiction treatment directories, Drug Treatment Center Finder is owned and operated by people who have had their own struggles with addiction: alcohol,...

sunbathing addiction
2014-06-23 04:56:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sunbathing can be addictive, producing the same kind of chemical reaction in the brain as illicit drugs like heroin, according to new research that could help explain why some people seem to crave UV rays, despite the risks. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Cell, experts from Harvard Medical School explained that exposing mice to UV rays led to elevated blood levels of endorphins in mice, and that chronic exposure...

2014-06-20 23:02:42

Harbor Village Detox comments on the increased number of deaths due to opiate abuse in Arizona. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As reported by the State Press (6/19), according The Center for Disease Control and Prevention there is an alarming spike in opiate-related deaths in the state of Arizona. In fact, out of 100,000 residents 17.5 died from drug abuse which included drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. Dr.Trupti Patel, deputy chief medical officer at the Arizona Department of Health...

2014-06-19 23:16:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today regarding a report concerning the worsening heroin and opioid epidemic in the state of New Jersey. According to the report, deaths involving heroin addiction and opioid-related drug abuse have especially skyrocketed among young adults aged 18 to 25 years old. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing South Florida, released a statement today highlighting a report concerning the...

2014-06-19 23:02:42

The Makers of Topricin® Natural Pain Relief & Healing products invite their customers and community to join them in mission to help those in need who suffer with pain and addiction. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 For over 20 years, the Topricin project has humbly and positively assisted hundreds of thousands of people suffering with pain and those addicted to painkillers to achieve fully restored and robust healthy living. Unfortunately, millions of people continue to...

2014-06-18 23:08:04

Novus Medical Detox comments on the growing number of heroin users and overdoses plaguing the U.S., which the facility says can be countered with increased public education and rehabilitation. New Port Richey (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 With recent news reports indicating that heroin use is on the rise—the U.S. Justice Department says there was a 320% increase in heroin seized along the southwest U.S. border from 2008 through 2013 (1)—the health and safety of the American public are at...

2014-06-18 23:01:35

Rising deaths from heroin overdose in Louisiana prompted change in policy. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Friday, May 30, 2014, Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill which increased the penalties for repeat offenders guilty of heroin distribution from 50 years to 99 years. This a complete reversal of the sentencing reform that Louisiana Legislature passed a few years ago which had actually lowered the penalty for heroin distribution from a life sentence to 50 years....

Prescription Pain Killer Deaths Outnumber Heroin, Cocaine Overdoses
2014-06-18 07:35:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Reports from a new study at McGill University indicate that there are a greater number of deaths from commonly prescribed painkillers than from heroin and cocaine overdose combined. This study is the first of its kind and highlights a huge public health issue. Death from prescribed painkillers has dramatically increased in recent years with 16,000 US deaths in 2010. In per capita opioid consumption, the United States and Canada...


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