Quantcast

Latest prescription medication Stories

2014-08-29 23:01:38

Harbor Village Florida Comments On Peer Pressure Irrelevant in Prescription Drug Abuse for Young Adults USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to new research presented in a Science Daily article entitled Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key to Prescription Drug Misuse Among Young Adults (8/16), peer pressure should not be the primary focus for 18-29 year olds when it comes to prescription drug abuse. Researchers from Purdue University have found that the for this age group the real problem...

2014-08-28 08:28:38

Company prepares to battle prescription drug abuse in the home HENDERSON, Nev., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rx Safes, Inc., the manufacturer of fingerprint recognition home prescription lockboxes, today announced that it is waging a new war on drugs to reduce prescription drug abuse, backed by a national media campaign. More than 2,500 children a day experiment with prescription drugs for the first time and these drugs are easily accessed from unsecured medicine cabinets, closets...

2014-08-28 08:27:28

Coalition to Focus Efforts on College Students WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the official launch of a newly formed Coalition of medical, mental health, higher education, student and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help prevent misuse, abuse and diversion of ADHD prescription stimulant medication. The Coalition will initially focus its efforts on college students. Although reported rates of nonmedical use vary, a 2013 study at one large...

2014-08-27 23:05:59

Making medications affordable can help lower the mortality rate of mental illnesses like depression or bi-polar disorder. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Many patients believe mental illness is not life threatening. The reality is that depression has a mortality rate of about 15%. The suicide rate for those with bi-polar disorder is slightly less, though it's offset by an alarming homicide rate (including attempted homicide) of roughly 7%. In order to properly treat and manage...

2014-08-26 23:07:58

Millennium Treatment Group has recently seen an increase in prescription drug use. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Recently, Millennium Treatment Group, a drug addiction and alcohol detox treatment facility, has seen an increase in the abuse of prescription drugs. Millennium is currently working to reduce this rate and help those who suffer from prescription drug use. According to a recent report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the misuse and abuse of prescription...

2014-08-21 23:12:37

The Rottenstein Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, has launched a new website dedicated to providing information about the dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and defective medical products used by women and legal options for women who might have suffered harm. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a national personal injury law firm with over 25 years of experience advocating for plaintiffs with claims of harm stemming from dangerous...

2014-08-19 16:29:38

Alabama Supreme Court decision is an important win for patients in cases involving prescription drugs BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on August 15, 2014, re-affirmed that patients can sue drug makers who mislead doctors into believing that prescription medicines the companies market do not cause harmful side?effects. The case is Weeks v. Wyeth, and the decision came after the Supreme Court ruled against the drug makers in...

drugs and peers
2014-08-19 02:30:27

Amy Patterson Neubart, Purdue News Service Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers — but not peer pressure — according to a Purdue University study. "With the 18-29 age group we may be spending unnecessary effort working a peer pressure angle in prevention and intervention efforts. That does not appear to be an issue for this age group," said study co-author Brian Kelly, a professor of sociology and anthropology who studies drug...

2014-08-18 16:25:55

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:OTC Distribution in Europe : The 2014 edition "Meeting the New Challenges"https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2227111/OTC-Distribution-in-Europe--The-2014-edition-"Meeting-the-New-Challenges".htmlOTC Distribution in Europe - the 2014 much expanded edition is an in-depth strategic analysis that defines and explores the main themes of change running through the European region and shows how they...

2014-08-14 16:27:42

Pharmacy benefit manager misleading patients, advocates say FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, is offering ambiguous and misleading reasons for ending coverage of customized prescription medications for 540,000 individuals in order to conceal financial motives, a Patients and Physicians for Rx Access said Thursday, Aug. 14. The organization is fighting to stop the unprecedented benefit cuts being made by...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related