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2014-09-02 12:30:19

Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today released, "A Deadly Trend: Prescription Drugs to Heroin," a research report that provides concrete evidence linking prescription drug abuse to heroin abuse, and examines deadly trends that have created a unique heroin epidemic. The full...

2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-26 23:17:02

The Troubled Teen Hotline in Salisbury is a new resource for local teenagers who struggle with substance abuse and need to find a teen recovery facility. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When an adolescent has developed a drug or alcohol issue, the best course of action is getting qualified help from the professional substance abuse counselors at a teen recovery facility. However, finding the right facility isn’t always easy for those teenager addicts living in Salisbury, MD who...

2014-08-26 23:13:53

CEHN’s Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, which provides tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors associated with childhood leukemia, is now available in Spanish. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, created with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), has been translated and is now available in...

2014-08-26 08:31:35

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems is pleased to announce that Stilwell Memorial Hospital, a full-service healthcare center located in Stilwell, Oklahoma, has gone live with the company's InsightCS® Patient Access and Patient Accounting system. Stilwell will be utilizing the InsightCS® system's end-to-end, integrated functionality featuring complete Patient Access, Patient Accounting and Billing, Integrated Claims Management, and Business...

2014-08-24 23:02:45

The new Troubled Teens Savannah helpline places young addicts in a wonderful position to locate a real youth rehab facility Savannah, GA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Teen addiction has long been major issue among young people in Savannah, GA. Unfortunately, most young adults never receive the professional treatment they need. To help make a difference in the community, the new Troubled Teens Savannah helpline was established to provide a valuable resource for teenagers seeking to overcome...

2014-08-23 23:02:34

The new Troubled Teens Atlanta helpline gives teens and their parents new options to find a professional youth rehab facility. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Dealing with a drug or alcohol substance abuse is never easy. But it’s especially challenging when the addict is a child. Adolescent addiction has been an important issue among young people in Atlanta for a long time, but a new helpline is now providing a valuable resource for teenage drug addicts and their parents to find a...

2014-08-22 23:09:12

A new helpline for troubled teens, called Troubled Teens Gastonia, in Gastonia, NC is offering options for recovery help. Gastonia, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Teen drug and teen alcohol abuse has long been a major issue among young people in North Carolina. Countless lives have been ruined by substance because many didn’t know where to turn for help. But a new helpline is giving adolescents and their parents a valuable resource to find professional youth alcohol rehab. The new Troubled...

2014-08-21 23:12:52

A new helpline for troubled teens in Riviera Beach, FL is offering options for recovery assistance. Riviera Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse has long been a major issue among young people in Florida. Countless lives have been ruined by substance because many didn’t know where to turn for help. But a new helpline is giving teenagers and their parents a valuable resource to find professional youth rehab. The new Troubled Teens Riviera Beach helpline gives...

2014-08-21 12:29:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today kicked off Pennsylvania's second biennial Health Equity Conference, an event aimed at improving health care access and delivery. "The Department of Health is committed to improving the health of all Pennsylvanians," DeLone said. "Addressing the issues surrounding health care access for and delivery to underserved and vulnerable populations is a vital part of our...


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.'
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