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2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes. Not Dead Yet applauded New Jersey disability advocates as press reports credited disability rights opposition for the defeat. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled...

2014-02-20 23:27:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s potential or established drinking problem. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s...

2014-01-15 12:21:55

January deadliest month for carbon monoxide poisoning according to federal study MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first month of the year presents particular concerns for home owners and renters - due in part to the use of alternative heating and power sources during power outages. Therefore as the winter ice and snowstorm season sets in, Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) finds it an...

2014-01-14 20:21:23

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, a New Mexico judge ignored a majority of doctors, virtually all disability rights groups, a number of high-profile progressive leaders and the majority of Americans when she legalized physician assisted suicide (PAS) in the state. "The court appears to have completely ignored the dangers PAS poses to the disability community," said Marilyn Golden, Senior Policy Analyst for the Disability Rights Education and...

2013-11-12 10:45:57

Investigators look at the link between geographic patterns and death rates in the new issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine gives new insight into the geographic variation in drug poisoning mortality, with both urban centers and rural areas showing a large increase in death rates. While previous studies have looked at drug poisoning related deaths in broad strokes, this is the first study to examine them on...

2013-06-10 23:01:10

American Association of Poison Control Centers say products make light of prescription drug misuse. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) and America´s 57 local poison centers are urging the retailer Urban Outfitters to stop selling its line of products designed to look like prescription medicine bottles. Urban Outfitters, a national retail store popular with teens, sells pint glasses, flasks and shot glasses made to look like...

2012-11-20 12:30:35

A new report from researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds the majority of the previously reported increase in suicide in the U.S. between 2000 and 2010 is attributable to an increase in hanging/suffocation, which increased from 19 percent of all suicides in 2000 to 26 percent of all suicides in 2010. The largest increase in hanging/suffocation occurred among those aged 45-59 years (104 percent increase). The results are published in the December issue of...

2012-08-09 10:39:45

National audit of antidote stocking in acute hospitals in the UK There is "substantial variation" in the stocks of essential antidotes used to treat various types of life threatening poisoning incidents in UK acute hospitals, finds research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. National guidance produced jointly by the National Poisons Information Service and the College of Emergency Medicine in 2008 recommends the stocking of 29 antidotes at every hospital with an emergency...

Medication Overdose Of Acetaminophen Causes Problems
2012-06-05 04:44:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Panic. Fear. These are thoughts that run through a parent´s mind when they find out their child is hurt or injured. It can be even more alarming if the situation is a medical emergency. Some medical-related incidences can be avoided, such as accidental medication overdoses with drugs like acetaminophen. An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) stated that acetaminophen, a popular over-the-counter medicine, can lead to liver...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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