Latest Withdrawal Stories

2011-02-02 18:47:53

A new study highlights inconsistencies in black box warnings - medication-related safety warnings on a drug's label - and argues for a more transparent and systematic approach to ensure these warnings are consistent across all drugs within a same category, and any additions to warnings, on the back of a drug withdrawal for example, are done within a reasonable and uniform time period.

2011-02-01 17:14:23

Opiate abuse is a chronic disorder and maintaining abstinence represents a major challenge for addicts.

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.

2010-12-15 00:00:53

New video emphasizes the importance of clients attending a drug detox program prior to full integration into an active recovery treatment plan. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 14, 2010 New video presented by The Recovery Place (http://www.therecoveryplace.net) drug rehab and alcohol treatment center emphasizes the importance of clients attending a drug detox program prior to full integration into an active recovery treatment plan. Jeffry, who is now in active recovery, supports this...

2010-12-09 18:40:40

Babies born into the world addicted to drugs because of their mother's dependence on pain medication, or opioids, may be weaned off the substance more comfortably, with a shorter hospital stay and at a reduced cost, if the mother receives a new treatment option during pregnancy.

2010-10-25 12:48:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of hospital admissions among Americans ages 45 and older for medication and drug-related conditions doubled between 1997 and 2008, according to a new report released today by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

2010-09-20 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification today announced its support of the first-ever National Take-Back Initiative, organized by the U.S.

2010-06-11 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by the Waismann Method of opiate detoxification, doctors prescribing medication for the treatment of chronic pain were found to be the leading source of prescription painkiller use.

2010-05-17 07:09:09

Targeting gene regulator in brain reward circuit eyed as treatment.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.