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Teens At Higher Risk For Unsafe Driving When Alcohol And Marijuana Are Used Together
2014-04-28 03:54:48

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs Teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana may be at increased risk for unsafe driving, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers said the findings point to a need for education on the risks of "simultaneous use" of alcohol and marijuana. The study of US high school seniors found that teens who had used both drugs in the past year had higher rates of traffic tickets/warnings and car...

2014-04-25 23:01:55

Teenagers are discovering heroin in record amounts which has facilitated the need for treatment. As teens enter adulthood, drug rehab facilities such as Arizona's The River Source are anticipating no shortage of those seeking help. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A disturbing trend is taking form throughout high schools in the United States, and that is a dramatic increase in how many teenagers are both experimenting with and regularly using heroin. It is believed that this surge...

2014-03-31 23:05:01

Dalton Medicinal Chemistry receives notice of renewal of award from NIDA of NIH to fund research of novel series of compounds to treat drug abuse and alleviate pain. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Dalton Medicinal Chemistry has received notice that the award from the National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA) to research and discover a novel series of compounds with the potential to treat drug abuse and alleviate pain has been renewed. This work will be supported by NIDA of the National...

2014-03-26 23:33:36

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is warning about the dangers of drinking and using prescription drugs in its latest blog post. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is...

2014-03-24 08:28:50

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Denver plastic surgeon Gregory Buford explains, the male community may develop a shapelier figure DENVER, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some medical professionals believe smoking marijuana can cause a man to develop breasts. Dr. Gregory Buford thinks this may be the least of our problems. As a resident of the mile-high city itself, Dr. Buford first addressed the issue of pot's relation to "man-boobs" on his blog: "As a Plastic...

2014-02-21 12:24:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of veterans and other medical marijuana patients nationwide use marijuana to treat symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) is blocking researchers who are seeking to learn more about the risks and benefits of the treatment. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and University of Arizona Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved protocol for a study of marijuana for...

2014-02-17 08:27:16

With the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana set to potentially become widespread, Novus Medical Detox urges policymakers to reconsider, as a direct correlation has now been proven between marijuana use and the uptick in fatal car accidents. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington has spurred several other states to question their positions on the substance--a movement that has...

2014-02-11 12:23:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The untimely deaths of actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith from drug overdoses once again highlight a serious continuing public health problem in America that emergency physicians see every day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "We see up close and personal the severe damage these poisons can do to the human body," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians....

2014-02-06 23:29:13

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Chicago helps people get relief from their alcohol and drug addiction problems. Call (773) 313-3019 for a free appointment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 A Chicago alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has launched an effort toward reducing prescription drug abuse through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 7.6 percent of 12th-graders used Adderall, 7.6 percent used Vicodin, 5.3...

2014-02-05 23:25:58

Dr. Richard Rosenthal of Nexus Vitale comments on the recent legislation of marijuana by Colorado and its risk of increasing pain killer abuse. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Dr. Richard Rosenthal, founder of Nexus Vitale and a 30-year pain management practitioner announced today that Colorado legislators may have taken “insufficient measures” in regulating marijuana access, concerning a potential link between early cannabis use and the rising epidemic of painkiller...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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