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2013-11-29 13:15:30

A ground-breaking international collaborative survey, published today in Annals of Oncology, shows that more than half of the world's population live in countries where regulations that aim to stem drug misuse leave cancer patients without access to opioid medicines for managing cancer pain. The results from the Global Opioid Policy Initiative (GOPI) project show that more than 4 billion people live in countries where regulations leave cancer patients suffering excruciating pain....

2013-11-07 23:25:42

The Addiction Treatment Helpline located in Boston, MA has turned its energy toward an escalating problem with heroin addiction in the North East. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Staff at the Addiction Treatment Helpline’s Boston office has refocused their energy in hopes to help decrease the burden and heartache created by the rising heroin problem throughout the New England states. These addiction professionals are doing all things imaginable to gain all the knowledge and...

Painkillers Linked To Depression
2013-10-31 15:15:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While prescription opioid painkillers bring relief to countless individuals, they are also linked to serious adverse effects, such as addiction or potential for overdose. According to a new study from St. Louis University researchers in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the chronic use of prescription painkillers is associated with an increased risk of developing severe depression. The study researchers looked at medical...

2013-10-30 23:04:12

With the FDA set to reclassify hydrocodone pills as a Schedule II drug, Waismann Method rapid detox is glad to see the addictive drug correctly classed. However, they also worry about the increased potential for the illegal trade, and hope people fighting addiction get help. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In response to the growing opiate addiction epidemic, the FDA has decided to request that hydrocodone pills be relabeled as a Schedule II drug. Waismann Method rapid detox...

FDA Tighter Controls On Hydrocodone
2013-10-25 14:26:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested tighter controls on how doctors prescribe common, widely-use narcotic painkillers containing the narcotic hydrocodone, making them controlled as strictly as powerful painkillers such as OxyContin. In announcing its recommendations, the FDA said it had become "increasingly concerned about the abuse and misuse of opioid products, which have sadly reached epidemic proportions...

2013-10-24 23:30:29

Individuals seeking relief from cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs can get no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A new drug rehab in New York is offering free consultations for people seeking relief from their drug addiction and a new way to live. To get help and receive immediate help call (855) 912-7867. Drug rehabilitation allows adults and adolescents a chance to get clean from their drug of choice, whether it is...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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