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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.

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2010-05-17 07:09:09

Targeting gene regulator in brain reward circuit eyed as treatment.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • 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'.