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2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...

2014-07-22 08:31:15

RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles J. (Chuck) Bramlage and Dr. Barry I. Feinberg as members of the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO Mr. Bramlage is a veteran pharmaceutical industry executive with extensive experience in marketing, sales and other commercial functions. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-07-16 08:28:03

FDA also approves the use of two Butrans patches for dose adjustments in appropriate chronic pain patients STAMFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new 7.5 mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans(®) (buprenorphine) Transdermal System CIII. Five strengths of Butrans will now be available: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour and 20 mcg/hour. The Butrans Transdermal System is also...

2014-07-11 23:04:58

Harbor Village Florida comments how citizens of New Jersey are receiving training on how to administer opiate-overdose reversal drug Narcan. Ocean County, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by the Star Ledger in the article Officials To Give Out 100 Free Narcan Kits in Ocean County (7/3), 100 residents of Ocean County in New Jersey recently received free training on how to administer the drug Narcan, an opiate-overdose reversal drug as well as a free kit during this previous Fourth of...

2014-07-07 23:00:32

Harbor Village Florida comments on Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs. USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Young people in Tennessee are abusing drugs well over the national average according to a recent CDC report. The Tennessean reported in an article Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs Grows (7/2) that the use of intravenous drugs like heroin are rising quickly. The CDC compiled the data over 18 months in 2012-2013; it showed that Heroin was the first opiate the teens had used...

2014-07-03 23:02:22

Harbor Village Florida comments on Maryland's increasing rates of deaths related to heroin abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by The Washington Post in the article Heroin Deaths Spike in Maryland (6/27), the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has recently discovered that heroin-related deaths in the state have gone up by 88% within the last three years. Many local residents reported that they were expecting the result to be a large number but did not...

2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-01 10:49:46

Boston University Medical Center The results of a new study demonstrate that starting hospitalized patients who have an opioid (heroin) addiction on buprenorphine treatment in the hospital and seamlessly connecting them with an outpatient office based treatment program can greatly reduce whether they relapse after they are discharged. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), the study shows the important role that providers play in offering these patients addiction treatment...

2014-06-30 23:13:47

Heroin use is again on the rise and is cropping up in suburban neighborhoods, prompting Novus Medical Detox to call for better public education with regard to the dangers of drugs. Additionally, Novus urges those struggling with addiction to seek help from a safe, effective detox and rehabilitation program. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Heroin is an historically low-grade drug that by most accounts had retreated from American society, referred to by an AP article published...

2014-06-23 23:09:22

Las Vegas Rapid Detox Medical Clinic is now performing a groundbreaking rapid opiate detox procedure that frees patients from opiate addiction in just 8 hours. More information is available online at http://www.saferapiddetox.com. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Las Vegas Rapid Detox Medical Clinic is now offering their groundbreaking 8-hour rapid opiate detox to the public. The clinic’s groundbreaking procedure has been developed by licensed doctors over the last five years and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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