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Opioid Painkillers To Get New Addiction-Warning Labels
2013-09-11 11:01:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The FDA announced plans to change the way opioid painkillers will be labeled in an effort to sheer off climbing addiction numbers. The new labels will emphasize the potential dangers of the drugs, particularly extended-release and long-acting varieties, while emphasizing that safer options should be considered before prescribing these drugs. Going beyond the labels, the FDA will also begin requiring drug manufacturers to do their...

2013-08-27 23:29:33

Achieve Clinical Research is conducting a randomized clinical study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a new drug for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adults taking opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Constipation Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost...

2013-08-23 23:02:49

Linkage Between Heroin and Prescription Medications Reveals Opiate Addiction Epidemic: Failures of Traditional Rehab Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Based on findings from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as revealed by US News & World Report, Americans aged 12 to 49 who had used prescription pain relievers illegally were 19 times more likely to have started using heroin within the past year than other people. This study is no surprise to...

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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