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2011-03-25 15:10:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that its subsidiaries, Andrx Labs, LLC and Watson Laboratories, Inc. -- Florida, (collectively "Watson") filed Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) with the U.S.

2011-03-14 16:50:53

Some physicians are prescribing opioids such as OxyContin 55 times as often as others.

2011-02-03 00:00:39

Addiction to Oxycontin and Painkillers in the Military is a Growing Problem - One Ibogaine Treatment Center Promises a No Withdrawal Detox Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 According to a USA Today report an epidemic problem of addiction plagues our armed forces.

2011-01-15 00:00:44

After being sober for one year, a Narconon Arrowhead graduate reflects on his devastating addiction to OxyContin and his life changing decision to receive treatment through Narconon Arrowhead. Canadian, Oklahoma (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 OxyContin, a prescription opiod medication used for severe pain, has quickly become one of the most widely abused street drugs.

2010-04-05 16:15:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-12-07 18:53:31

Introduction of OxyContin linked to a five-fold increase in deaths.

2009-11-04 08:00:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "I got into a car accident and they took me out with the Jaws of Life; in the hospital they gave me Tylenol 3, but it wasn't enough," stated Cliff Van Rossum in a new video interview with Narconon Trois-Rivieres.

2009-07-23 06:50:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada has many vices, including coffee and donuts at Tim Horton's and hockey, but OxyContin (http://narconon.ca/oxycontin.htm) has become a problem.

2009-06-09 18:22:00

KV acknowledges validity of Purdue patents; Receives limited license rights to all strengths of oxycodone controlled-release tablets ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa; KVb) of St.

2008-12-11 11:21:53

Authorities say Daniel Ekasala has been sentenced to 43 months in prison for selling 300 OxyContin pills to New England Patriots lineman Nick Kaczur. Ekasala, 35, a former Massachusetts State House aide, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge William G.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.