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Southern Doctors Write More Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Than Their Northern Counterparts Do
2014-07-03 06:40:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Opioid painkiller use in the US vary greatly by region, with most of the highest-prescribing states being located in the southern part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed in a new report. According to the study, health care providers from southern US states typically had the highest per-person rate of opioid or narcotic pain reliever prescriptions, which include drugs such as Vicodin...

Prescription Pain Killer Deaths Outnumber Heroin, Cocaine Overdoses
2014-06-18 07:35:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Reports from a new study at McGill University indicate that there are a greater number of deaths from commonly prescribed painkillers than from heroin and cocaine overdose combined. This study is the first of its kind and highlights a huge public health issue. Death from prescribed painkillers has dramatically increased in recent years with 16,000 US deaths in 2010. In per capita opioid consumption, the United States and Canada...

2014-06-16 20:22:21

Supports Government's commitment in the 2013 Speech from the Throne OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the Government's consultation on a proposal to regulate tamper-resistant properties for prescription drugs that are at a high risk of abuse, including controlled-release oxycodone. The announcement follows the Government's commitment in the 2013 Speech from the Throne to expand its National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS)...

2014-06-13 23:00:52

Harbor Village Comments On The Alarming Rates of Prescription Pill Abuse Among Maryland High School Students Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by the Frederick News Post in the article 'Survey: Prescription Drug Use Reaches One in Four High-School Seniors in Frederick County' (6/12), a recent survey has made an alarming find about high school students in Frederick, Maryland. According to this survey, researchers have found that at least one in every four high...

2014-06-12 12:28:55

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/moderate_pain_pipeline_review_h1_2013.html Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Moderate Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Moderate Pain's therapeutic pipeline. This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic...

2014-06-11 23:00:39

Sunshine Summit Lodge, a Narconon drug rehabilitation program in California, has witnessed the trend of initial drug use change from illicit drugs over to prescription painkillers over the last decade. Because of recent news about the prescription epidemic, the facility is offering solutions through a new series of articles through it’s website, as well as effective treatment. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from...

2014-06-06 23:01:39

TreatmentHelp helps debunk the claim that medication prescribed by a physician is always safer than illicit drugs. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Prescription drugs have started to gain the notoriety of illicit drugs, especially among teenagers and individuals to whom the drugs were not prescribed. Taking prescription drugs without the supervision of a physician can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening to overall health and well-being. Some of the most commonly abused...

2014-06-03 08:32:29

Multi-Tranche Financing Provides Sufficient Funding to Take KP201 Through and Beyond Potential FDA Approval and Enables KemPharm to Advance its Full Pipeline of Abuse-Deterrent Prodrugs CORALVILLE, Iowa, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that it has entered into a $60 million financing agreement with an investment fund managed by...

2014-05-28 08:32:01

Controlled Substance Analgesic Combination Product Uses Depomed's Proprietary Acuform® Technology NEWARK, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) announced today that the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing a New Drug Application (NDA) from Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) for MNK-155. MNK-155 is an investigational extended-release oral formulation of hydrocodone and acetaminophen that has been studied for the management of moderate to...

2014-05-27 23:03:31

Pro-Recovery Detox Center Harbor Village Recognizes Root Cause of Problem (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 As reported by The Daily Beast in the article “Prescription Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide” (5/25), the National Institute of Drug Abuse has found many recent, disturbing facts about prescription drug use in the United States. The statistics in the article show that prescription pain killers account for 75% of deaths around the world, 52 million people over the age...


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