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Medical Marijuana Laws May Be Linked To Decrease In Prescription Overdose Deaths

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine,...

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2014-08-27 08:27:45

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that the company will be hosting an investor and analyst event and simultaneous webcast on Friday, September 5, 2014. The event is scheduled for 12-2 pm ET in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO At this event, BDSI senior management will discuss the commercialization and launch plan for BUNAVAIL and provide updates on the BEMA(®)...

2014-08-26 23:00:46

Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. The day will feature course offerings, symposia and special...

2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-08-20 23:11:04

Jason Peisley, D.C., Founder and Clinic Director of Fairwood Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, provides safety tips to help people avoid suffering injuries while participating in various outdoor activities or traveling on vacation this summer. For a limited time, potential patients can now receive an Examination and X-Rays for only $37. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Whether it is playing golf, biking or swimming this summer, many people might be participating in outdoor sports...

2014-08-19 12:28:29

Reimbursement and Out-of-Pocket Costs are the Leading Reasons for Treatment Discontinuation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, 40 percent of surveyed HCV treating specialists expect to prescribe Gilead's investigational fixed-dose combination of sofosbuvir/ledipasvir in the next six months to their genotype 1 patients. Analysis of...

2014-08-18 12:27:28

Announces Government Action to Enhance Safe Use of Opioids OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health delivered a keynote address at the 147(th) Canadian Medical Association (CMA), General Council Meeting. During her remarks, the Minister affirmed the Government's commitment to continue working with the CMA on issues of importance while highlighting several themes encompassing some of her priorities, such as patient safety, prescription drug abuse, family...

2014-08-14 16:27:16

- Creates a diversified, high-growth therapeutic portfolio, capable of delivering substantial, sustainable value for shareholders DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $5.8 billion. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to Mallinckrodt's...

2014-08-13 12:28:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today announced the adoption of new guidelines for pain treatment to be used in hospital emergency departments statewide. As part of his plan to reduce prescription drug abuse and overdoses in Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett directed the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) to establish...

2014-08-11 23:04:47

With the United States having the most prescription drug abusers in the world, organizations are attempting to educate Americans on the effects of these drugs. Novus advises on how to reduce the country’s number of drug users. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that 46 Americans die every day from prescription drug overdose, which adds up to about 17,000 deaths annually. The reports also state that...

2014-08-07 23:00:24

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain Society (APS) will return to the conference for the 3rd consecutive year to contribute its expertise in pain management to the agenda. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain Society (APS) will return to the conference for the 3rd consecutive year to contribute its expertise...


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