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2013-02-01 13:16:03

Educational program key to addressing the epidemic of opioid overdoses Overdoses of opioid drugs are a major cause of emergency hospital admissions and preventable death in many countries. In Massachusetts, annual opioid-related overdose deaths have exceeded motor vehicle deaths since 2005, so several strategies have been introduced to tackle this growing problem. For example, overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs train drug users, their families and friends, and...

Chronic Pain Sufferers May Benefit From Electric Brain Stimulation
2013-01-03 04:53:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from the University of Michigan used electricity on certain regions in the brain of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to release an opiate-like substance that's considered one of the body´s most powerful painkillers. The findings, published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, expanded on a previous study with Harvard University and the City University of New York, in which scientists delivered electricity...

2012-12-23 05:04:10

As updated on November 27th, 2012 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Fentanyl Injection 50 mcg/mL shortages are reported. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, can provide helpful, proven advice and simple solutions including how to get in contact with legal counsel so anyone can easily and inexpensively deal with cases of alleged Fentanyl severe adverse events. [http://www.attorneyone.com/fentanyl-patch/ San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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