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2014-01-30 23:29:23

New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and recovery center located in Florida, is now treating more patients for heroin use than for any other drug. An increase in heroin use has been documented across the country in recent months, with everyone from treatment centers to advocates to government officials, including the Governor of Vermont, focusing on this catastrophic epidemic. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and recovery center...

2014-01-30 23:02:48

Omaha Treatment Center is now bringing programs that put a halt to drug and alcohol dependency. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 An Omaha treatment center is announcing that adult and adolescent programs focused on drug and alcohol addiction are now available through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "among persons aged 12 to 49 in 2012, the average age at first use...

Heroin Mixed With Fentanyl Causes Concerns In Pennsylvania
2014-01-29 04:58:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Fentanyl, a powerful narcotic used by cancer patients as a pain reliever, is being blamed for nearly two-dozen heroin-related deaths in Pennsylvania in recent days, state officials told various media outlets on Tuesday. According to Lorenzo Ferrigno and Kevin Conlon of CNN, Allegheny County chief medical examiner Dr. Karl Williams confirmed that 15 of the deaths occurred in the past week, involving both men and women between the...

2014-01-27 23:26:57

Passages Malibu issues comments on the rising popularity of heroin & prescription opiates. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 In his 2014 State of the State address on January 8th, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin drew special attention to what he described as the state’s "full-blown heroin crisis." Gov. Shumlin presented a series of facts that painted an alarming picture of opiate proliferation in the Northeastern state. Shumlin reported that in Vermont, since the year...

2014-01-21 23:25:02

The exclusive “Pouyan Method” recovery program developed at The Holistic Sanctuary utilizes proven all-natural therapies with state-of-the-art medical technology and analysis creating life-changing results. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Holistic Sanctuary is opening doors to new lives with its revolutionary treatment protocols for addicts of all kinds who have been struggling with addiction for years and even decades. The recovery rate is phenomenal by any measure and...

2014-01-13 23:25:21

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addictions in St. Catharines can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (226) 773-2387 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. St. Catharines, Canada (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 A St. Catharines alcohol and drug rehab center is introducing a program geared toward helping adults and adolescents stop their cocaine addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Based on facts collected from the National...

2014-01-13 16:25:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- B.I.L.Y. (Because I Love You), an international 32-year old non-profit dedicated to supporting parents and helping them develop solid parenting skills, will convene the first ever Heroin Kills Symposium focused on the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles on Thursday, January 16(th) beginning at 6:30 PM at Granada Hills Charter High School, 10535 Zelzah Ave., Granada Hills, CA 91344. (Logo:...

2014-01-13 08:30:02

Suncoast Rehab Center comments on the growth of painkiller addiction--Suncoast attributes the rise in addiction to unscrupulous prescribing practices and a lack of public education. SPRING HILL, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent years, medical practitioners have written millions of prescriptions for drugs such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, which contain compounds derived from opium--one of the world's most powerful painkillers--all in an effort to relieve...

2014-01-09 23:28:10

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction in Halifax can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (902) 201-04520 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Halifax, Canada (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 A Halifax alcohol and drug rehab center is introducing a program geared toward helping adults and adolescents stop their cocaine addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to data released by the National Anti-Drug Strategy,...

2013-12-23 23:22:21

More drugs are being created out of thin air. Synthetic chemicals and man made pills are creating a modern day nightmare. Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 K2. Spice. Eight Ballz. WTF. These are the names of just a few of 200 or more legal synthetic drugs being sold on streets and at smoke shops throughout the country. Made of a myriad of chemicals and often manufactured and imported from abroad, these liquids, powders and pills can cause extremely vivid hallucinations, paralysis,...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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