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2013-11-21 23:31:43

With millions of Americans abusing prescription drugs and rates of fatal overdose soaring, many doctors struggle with how to provide their patients needed medicine without feeding the addiction epidemic. SIMmersion's Prescription Drug and Pain Management Training Simulation, created in partnership with researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin—Madison, trains doctors in patient-centered techniques to address the prescription drug crisis without...

2013-11-14 23:03:40

Individuals seeking relief from cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs can get no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 A Tampa drug rehab center is turning its attention toward cutting back the number of deaths as a result of drug abuse through its programs at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, in the first half of...

2013-11-12 23:32:46

Best Drug Rehabilitation has released new video featuring an interview with the treatment’s facility’s CEO Per Wickstrom and noted Family Practitioner and General Surgeon Dr. John R. Trotter II, on the increasing problem of prescription opiate abuse in America. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Best Drug Rehabilitation has released new video featuring an interview with the treatment’s facility’s CEO Per Wickstrom and noted Family Practitioner and General Surgeon Dr. John R. Trotter II, on...

2013-11-12 23:21:22

Most users of opioids for pain don't have a problem with them. People at risk of becoming addicted to opioids are those who are likely to become addicted to another substance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Sometimes the best way to ease pain is with the type of prescription painkiller known as an opioid. Despite their "addictive" reputation in the media, the majority of people use opioids safely and without addition, reports the November 2013 Harvard Health Letter....

2013-11-07 23:25:42

The Addiction Treatment Helpline located in Boston, MA has turned its energy toward an escalating problem with heroin addiction in the North East. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Staff at the Addiction Treatment Helpline’s Boston office has refocused their energy in hopes to help decrease the burden and heartache created by the rising heroin problem throughout the New England states. These addiction professionals are doing all things imaginable to gain all the knowledge and...

2013-11-05 11:47:41

Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis say one way to gauge the extent of prescription opioid pain reliever abuse in any Indiana county is to count the number of health care providers, particularly dentists and pharmacists. In a study of opioid use and abuse, the researchers said they found that access to health care increases the availability of prescription opioids, which, in turn, is associated with higher rates of opioid abuse and associated consequences....

2013-10-30 10:44:48

If confirmed, findings suggest an opportunity to screen for prescription drug abuse risk -- and reduce potential for addiction or overdose With prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels nationwide, and overdoses killing more people than auto accidents in many states, a new University of Michigan study provides striking new data about the misuse of potent prescription painkillers and sedatives by teens and young adults. In all, 10.4 percent of the teens and young adults treated in the...

FDA Tighter Controls On Hydrocodone
2013-10-25 14:26:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested tighter controls on how doctors prescribe common, widely-use narcotic painkillers containing the narcotic hydrocodone, making them controlled as strictly as powerful painkillers such as OxyContin. In announcing its recommendations, the FDA said it had become "increasingly concerned about the abuse and misuse of opioid products, which have sadly reached epidemic proportions...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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