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2014-02-05 08:29:57

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 5, 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 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference will take place February 10-11 at the Waldorf Astoria in New...

2014-02-04 12:26:11

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's tempting to think of the premature death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman as extraordinary - the culmination of bad luck, a profession tolerant of excesses and the pressures of a world-famous actor. Not so, says A. R. Mohammad, M.D., a nationally recognized addiction expert, a board-certified psychiatrist and an associate professor at USC's prestigious Keck School of Medicine where he teaches the classes about addiction...

2014-02-03 23:01:07

In response to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on February 2, 2014 and questions about heroin abuse amongst the impaired professional, The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, the nation's leading addiction treatment center for the impaired professional, has offered to provide expert consultation. Dr Jonathan C. Lee, M.D., Associate Medical Director for the Farley Center is one of a handful of physicians highly experienced in this area. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 As initially...

2014-02-02 23:01:38

CCAR Annual Meeting, January 22, 2014 Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) held their annual meeting on January 22, 2014 highlighted by the presentation of the Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award to Walter Ginter, MARS Project Director. This year the award was presented to Walter Ginter, Project Director of the Medication-Assisted Recovery Support (MARS) Project. Mr. Ginter has been an energetic and dedicated...

2014-01-29 12:28:05

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Start Private Management, Inc. (OTCQB: CEYY) is an alcohol treatment and rehabilitation company on the leading edge of alcohol addiction treatment. The company has developed a highly effective program consisting of two components used by alcohol addiction clinics in the US. Clinic reports show that the treatment program has an 85% success rate with individuals that complete the program. The first component of the program consists of an outpatient...

2014-01-28 23:31:20

One of the top New Year’s resolutions for both men and women is to stay sober during the New Year. Whether struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, anyone can benefit from Synergy Lifestyle Center’s comprehensive addiction treatment program, which features the effective combination of medical treatment and counseling services. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Synergy Lifestyle Center offers an addiction treatment program that helps patients who have committed to sobriety in the New...

2014-01-28 23:29:46

Passages Malibu CEO issues statement on the FDA Approval of Zohydro. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the sale of Zohydro ER, an extended release version of hydrocodone developed and manufactured by Zogenix. Following that approval, on December 12th 2013, attorneys general from 27 states and the US territory of Guam issued a letter, asking the FDA to reconsider its green light of the drug. A panel hired by the FDA voted 11-2...

2014-01-28 09:23:41

Researchers found specific racial/ethnic differences in discussions of HIV medicine adherence in a newly published analysis of recorded office visits between 45 doctors and nurse practitioners and more than 400 patients. A lot of evidence shows that a patients’ race or ethnicity is associated with differences in how health care providers communicate with them, the health care they receive, and their health outcomes. In HIV care, a key to those outcomes is whether people take their...

Music Therapy For Cancer Patients
2014-01-28 04:39:03

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cancer treatment - through chemotherapy, radiation or stem cell therapies - can be physically and mentally exhausting for patients, especially younger ones. Many factors can help them feel positive about themselves and their treatment, including spiritual practices, supportive home environments and strong social connections with friends, family and physicians. Now, a new study shows that making music videos and writing song...

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...