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2014-02-26 08:29:29

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that President and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D., will present at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Among the topics to be discussed, Dr. Mickle will provide an overview of KemPharm's development pipeline,...

2014-02-25 23:04:03

Pat Moore Foundation, an alcohol and drug treatment center located in Costa Mesa, California, responds to the recent rise in heroin usage and overdoses in America. Costa Mesa, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Since the recent death of the famous actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, there’s been a significant spike in attention regarding heroin use. It is natural for people to want to make sense of such a tragedy, but unfortunately you can’t make sense of addiction. Heroin is a highly...

2014-02-24 23:29:05

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear what steps two leading insurer-owned PBM units are taking to address the expensive and dangerous problem of opioid overuse and abuse among their member populations. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Deaths related to drug overdose, including those involving prescription drugs like opioid analgesics, have steadily risen over the last 11 years, reports the CDC. Beyond the death rate, health care costs...

2014-02-20 08:31:56

WAYNE, Pa., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track status for both Egalet-001, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release, oral morphine formulation, and Egalet-002, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release, oral oxycodone formulation, both in development for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/NY67493LOGO FDA's Fast...

2014-02-19 12:28:10

All patients receiving opioids to manage pain after surgery should be continuously monitored, leaders of APSF, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety and Leah's Legacy agree CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) and Leah's Legacy say they fully support the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation's (APSF) call for the nation's hospitals to continuously monitor all patients receiving opioids to manage their...

2014-02-19 08:30:39

SHOWS STRONG SALES IN JANUARY AND CONTINUED GROWTH IN FEBRUARY. IRVINE, CA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS), is pleased to announce that Mesa Pharmacy Inc. ("Mesa") has executed a marketing agreement with Trestles Pain Specialists LLC of San Juan Capistrano, California to expand sales within California and, eventually, in other states. Physician groups and industrial medical clinics in the central valley of California and other new locations...

2014-02-13 12:27:27

FLINT, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL) in patients who have received at least one prior therapy. An improvement in survival or disease-related symptoms has not been established. IMBRUVICA(TM), a Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, is an oral...

2014-02-12 23:04:31

Citing effectiveness and unparalleled demand, Sunrise Nutraceuticals backs #1 rated opiate withdrawal relief supplement with 100% money-back guarantee Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Since its introduction last year, Elimidrol by Sunrise Nutraceuticals has already set itself apart from the competition by creating a truly effective opiate withdrawal supplement in an industry full of ineffective products. According to company representatives, both the Elimidrol Daytime and...

2014-02-10 08:27:39

Suncoast Rehab Center pushes for an industry overhaul that includes implementing narcotic reduction programs that use alternatives to opioids for pain management--all in an effort to reduce prescription painkiller addiction. SPRING HILL, Fla., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent Fox Business article predicted 2014's healthcare trends, one of which is an increased focus on pain medicine management--a direct reflection of the stronghold that addiction to pain medication has...

2014-02-07 23:04:55

Recent headlines have raised grave concerns about the growing number of addicts struggling to overcome the critical dangers and long-term failure of standard treatment protocols. The new all-natural Pouyan Method of healing is reversing the deadly trend. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Holistic Sanctuary has learned the number of heroin users in the US has more than doubled in the past five years, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...