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2012-02-21 12:29:08

MD Anderson research shows promise for patients suffering from chronic pain By reformulating the common cancer drug imatinib (Gleevec®), researchers have eliminated morphine tolerance in rats — an important step toward improving the effectiveness of chronic pain management in patients, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Narcotics such as morphine are a mainstay of chronic pain treatment. Over time, tolerance to the pain-relieving...

2012-02-20 08:15:00

Narconon East US Long Term Drug Rehab mourns the loss of another great American talent: Whitney Houston. This tragic death is a reminder of the frailty of human life and how quickly life can be lost in the face of the U.S prescription drug overdose epidemic. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Narconon East US Long Term Drug Rehab mourns the loss of another great American talent: Whitney Houston. This tragic death is a reminder of the frailty of human life and how quickly any life...

2012-02-19 21:25:00

Medical oversight for detoxification from drugs and alcohol is available as a form of outpatient treatment known as Ambulatory Detox. Until now, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas did not recognize this outpatient form of detoxification. The Right Step–Woodlands has developed a program that meets their clinical criteria and satisfaction and they have agreed to recognize it as a covered level of care. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 With the news surrounding the death of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'