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Prescription Pain Killer Deaths Outnumber Heroin, Cocaine Overdoses
2014-06-18 07:35:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Reports from a new study at McGill University indicate that there are a greater number of deaths from commonly prescribed painkillers than from heroin and cocaine overdose combined. This study is the first of its kind and highlights a huge public health issue. Death from prescribed painkillers has dramatically increased in recent years with 16,000 US deaths in 2010. In per capita opioid consumption, the United States and Canada...

2014-06-16 23:07:02

During National Safety Month, Narconon Arrowhead rehab program publishes informational tool kit on its main site, along with additional information on signs of prescription drug abuse and tips on how to stop this type of addiction in the family. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead published an informational tool kit on its main site during National Safety Month, making its prescription drug abuse tools available to anyone searching for information on the facts...

2014-06-13 23:00:52

Harbor Village Comments On The Alarming Rates of Prescription Pill Abuse Among Maryland High School Students Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by the Frederick News Post in the article 'Survey: Prescription Drug Use Reaches One in Four High-School Seniors in Frederick County' (6/12), a recent survey has made an alarming find about high school students in Frederick, Maryland. According to this survey, researchers have found that at least one in every four high...

2014-06-12 16:26:24

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) reported today that partner AstraZeneca announced that the majority of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC) members voted that the FDA should not require cardiovascular outcomes trials for the peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA) class of drugs, which includes MOVANTIK(TM )(naloxegol oxalate), an investigational...

2014-06-12 12:28:55

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/moderate_pain_pipeline_review_h1_2013.html Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Moderate Pain's therapeutic pipeline. This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic...

2014-06-11 23:00:39

Sunshine Summit Lodge, a Narconon drug rehabilitation program in California, has witnessed the trend of initial drug use change from illicit drugs over to prescription painkillers over the last decade. Because of recent news about the prescription epidemic, the facility is offering solutions through a new series of articles through it’s website, as well as effective treatment. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from...

2014-06-11 12:26:03

President and CEO Mark A. Sirgo Describes BUNAVAIL(TM) Delivery, Competitive Advantages, Market Size and Patient Need RALEIGH, N.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) was interviewed on Bloomberg TV, TheStreet.com and Business News Network on June 11 regarding BUNAVAIL, BDSI's product for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence that recently received approval from...

2014-06-10 08:29:27

RALEIGH, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at two important upcoming healthcare conferences: 34(th) Annual William Blair Growth Stock ConferenceWednesday, June 11, 20143:20 PM Central Time (4:20 PM Eastern Time)Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, IL Wells Fargo 2014 Healthcare ConferenceTuesday, June 17, 20144:40 PM Eastern...

2014-06-09 16:25:50

Hundreds of Doctors to Gather to Develop Strategies to Reverse Rx Abuse Epidemic in New Jersey and Release of Parent Testimonial Video Featuring Four New Jersey Moms Whose Children Were Impacted by Rx Abuse and Heroin Abuse to be Released as Part of Week Long Activities. MILLBURN, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the first ever designation of June 9 -13, 2014 as Opioid Abuse Awareness Week, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) will be...

2014-06-06 23:01:39

TreatmentHelp helps debunk the claim that medication prescribed by a physician is always safer than illicit drugs. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Prescription drugs have started to gain the notoriety of illicit drugs, especially among teenagers and individuals to whom the drugs were not prescribed. Taking prescription drugs without the supervision of a physician can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening to overall health and well-being. Some of the most commonly abused...


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