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2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...

2014-07-22 08:31:15

RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles J. (Chuck) Bramlage and Dr. Barry I. Feinberg as members of the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO Mr. Bramlage is a veteran pharmaceutical industry executive with extensive experience in marketing, sales and other commercial functions. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-07-16 23:13:28

Using NIH PROMIS research, HealClick can match similar patients and track health outcomes. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 HealClick co-founder, Joey Tuan, announced today the exciting and strategic partnership between their website https://www.Healclick.com and the UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). This partnership will allow HealClick the opportunity to use PROMIS (Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) scales to match patients based...

2014-07-16 23:13:19

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has launched a new article on its website that explores the dangers of synthetic drugs. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is...

2014-07-16 08:28:03

FDA also approves the use of two Butrans patches for dose adjustments in appropriate chronic pain patients STAMFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new 7.5 mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans(®) (buprenorphine) Transdermal System CIII. Five strengths of Butrans will now be available: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour and 20 mcg/hour. The Butrans Transdermal System is also...

2014-07-14 12:27:36

Insurers and pharmacy benefit managers hijacking doctor-patient relationship FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and patient advocates are rallying on behalf of millions of patients as Express Scripts and other major pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) begin unprecedented cuts in prescription medication coverage. The cuts will directly impact millions of patients who rely on compounded medicines to relieve an array of medical conditions, including persistent pain from...

2014-07-10 23:00:48

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has launched an inspiring “Success Stories” section of its website at http://www.bestdrugrehabilitation.com/success-stories/. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference...

2014-07-10 16:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today released statewide guidelines to address the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain. Governor Corbett directed the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health to establish the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain...

2014-07-10 08:27:14

First and only FDA approved naloxone product specifically indicated for emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present. RICHMOND, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced the United States (U.S.) commercial availability of EVZIO for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. EVZIO is not a...

2014-07-07 16:23:56

The agency says prescribing practices vary widely among states, and physicians need to change those habits before meaningful change can occur. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waismann Method, a leading provider of Rapid Detox and medical opiate detoxification center, has issued the following statement on a new CDC report: A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says American physicians write 259 million prescriptions for opioid or narcotic painkillers...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'