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Opioid Painkillers To Get New Addiction-Warning Labels
2013-09-11 11:01:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The FDA announced plans to change the way opioid painkillers will be labeled in an effort to sheer off climbing addiction numbers. The new labels will emphasize the potential dangers of the drugs, particularly extended-release and long-acting varieties, while emphasizing that safer options should be considered before prescribing these drugs. Going beyond the labels, the FDA will also begin requiring drug manufacturers to do their...

2013-09-04 23:25:36

Passages Malibu seeks to raise awareness of pharmaceutical abuse with latest public comments. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Purdue Pharma, the maker of one of the most potent and popular painkillers in the US is reportedly walking a fine line between driving sales and navigating the ethical dispensing of OxyContin. In an August 11th feature article by the Los Angeles Times, a rare, up-close look at the pharmaceutical company revealed that it has sold $27 billion worth of OxyContin...

2013-09-03 23:22:57

In Ohio, prescription drug abuse is rising at a very high rate and is a leading cause of death in the state. Illustrating the importance of early detection of drug abuse, those with substance abuse issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 According to The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register article on 8/28, Curbing Abuse of Painkillers, that in Ohio, prescription drug abuse is rising at a very high rate and is a leading cause of death in the...

2013-09-02 23:03:32

In New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and '70s. Those abusing prescription drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 In an article by The Inquirer (7/12), titled Report: Pill mills, addiction thrive in N.J., in the state of New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and...

2013-08-30 23:24:26

Substance Abuse Dallas is implementing a new opiate treatment program designed to help with pain management. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The fastest growing form of drug abuse in America isn’t found on the street corner. It can be found in the medicine cabinet. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of overdose deaths from prescription medication has more than tripled since 1990. While more research is being done to treat addicts of pain medication,...

2013-08-16 23:19:27

An important new report states that there is a lack of available treatment for heroin and prescription drug abuse. Fortunately, there are a few certified drug treatment centers such as South Florida's Harbor Village where abusers can seek the professional assistance they need for recovery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 In an article by Medical News Today (8/9) titled, "A call for more opioid dependence treatment," a new report calls for more available treatment for...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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