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2013-08-21 23:24:11

There has been an overwhelming increase in heroin use in the United States as users seek the drug because it's cheap and readily available compared to prescriptions. Heroin abusers can seek the help they need at a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 According to Fox News (8/1) in their news story titled, Dr. Manny: Heroin on the rise: cheap, available and out of control, that heroin use is rising rapidly in the...

Chronic Pain Management Training Should Be Required For All Doctors
2013-08-13 05:17:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most doctors are trained and well-equipped to treat acute pain, or pain that results from an injury and will subside with treatment, but few doctors are trained to address chronic pain. A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that of the 117 US and Canadian medical schools, only four US medical schools put a required course for pain management on the schedule for medical students. Chronic pain is a growing issue with more...

2013-08-05 16:26:01

Oped by Compassion & Choices Pres. Barbara Coombs Lee Urges People to Write Attorney General Kane HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, a Pennsylvania woman named Barbara Mancini endured the first of what may be many days in court, declaring her innocence and fighting for her liberty. An aggressive criminal prosecution by the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office is underway, and she must respond to charges that acting out of...

2013-07-31 23:35:06

True-Dose Pets is pleased to once again attend the NACDS Total Store Expo August 10-13. This year, True-Dose will exhibit with new partner EpiCor® for Pets. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 True-Dose Pets will be attending the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, August 10 through 13, 2013 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This sold-out show will feature buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers from all over the country. The trade show...

2013-07-31 12:26:36

Group Says Case is Violation of Dying Father's Constitutional Right to Adequate Pain Relief POTTSVILLE, Pa., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane should drop an unsupportable assisted suicide case against a woman who was present when her 93-year-old, terminally ill father ingested morphine to relieve his pain and later died, said the nation's leading end-of-life choice advocacy group today. The preliminary hearing in the case is...

2013-07-29 16:25:15

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Therapeutics, Inc., a development-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has received no-cost access to contractor resources through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences' Bridging Interventional Development Gaps (BrIDGs) program (part of the NIH) to support development of its extended-release, abuse-deterrent oxycodone, PF614 - a novel, inactive prodrug formulation that must be digested...

2013-06-26 20:39:32

Patients in moderate to severe pain in emergency rooms across the U.S. are less likely to receive opioid pain medications if they are black, Hispanic, poor, or have less education, compared to more affluent patients, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study reported in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study took place against the backdrop of a national epidemic of narcotics abuse, combined with a need to satisfy patients’ legitimate complaints of pain....

2013-06-24 23:19:47

New research has found that a missing enzyme in the body could lead to pain killer addiction. Anyone who is suffering from a problem with prescription drugs should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 As reported by Headline and Global News(6/18), a new study conducted at the University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles has found that a missing enzyme found in the body is the reason behind a drug addict's dependency on prescription...

2013-06-21 08:25:14

New reports show increasing restrictions on addiction medications by state governments and insurance companies WASHINGTON, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State governments and insurance companies are increasingly restricting the use of effective, FDA-approved medications that could help reverse the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths, according to the most comprehensive reports on opioid addiction medications released today by the American Society of...

2013-06-18 09:48:37

A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction, according to an animal study. The results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Opioids are pain-killing drugs, derived from the opium plant, which block signals of pain between nerves in the body. They are manufactured in prescription medications like morphine and codeine, and also are found in some illegal drugs, like heroin. Both legal and...