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2014-05-05 08:29:52

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a commentary from Stuart Kloda, MD, an Addiction Medicine physician in New York City. This past Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has decided to seek professional help for his substance abuse. The media has shown Mr. Ford intoxicated on alcohol, as well as smoking crack cocaine. His addiction appears to be severe. His resulting functional impairment and inability to stop using have publicly derailed his career. How are alcohol...

2014-04-10 12:27:13

Baclofen can be a miracle drug for some people who are addicted to alcohol. NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baclofen is a medication that can be used for the treatment of addiction to alcohol. It is a medication that has actually been around for a long time. It is a muscle relaxant that is used to treat severe muscle spasticity. Baclofen mainly works at the GABA-B receptor. This causes muscular relaxation. It also causes psychological relaxation, with relief of stress and...

2014-03-04 12:26:45

The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose has generated discussion regarding medical treatment to prevent heroin deaths. Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone) is a medication that is used to treat addiction to heroin and other narcotic painkillers. NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose has generated discussion regarding medical treatment to prevent heroin deaths. Buprenorphine is a medication used...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.