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Dauphin County commissioners vow battle on prescription drug addiction
Her daughter went through six rehabs, three half-way houses and one independent living home. Courts need to listen to families who … Some are also advocating that Pennsylvania establish a prescription drug registry. “It's an out-of-control epidemic …
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Two Commonly Used Medications Equally Effective in Treating Seizures in
Newswise — PHILADELPHIA – The sedative drugs diazepam (Valium) and lorazepam (Ativan) are equally effective in treating the prolonged seizures known as status epilepticus in children, according to a randomized, controlled study by a multi-institution …
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Bliss Regains Independence in Buyout
… Independence in Buyout. By Kevin McCauley · Bliss Integrated Communication has regained its independence as a three-member management team has bought the $ 6.4M New York-based shop from Dudnyk Exchange advertising agency of Horsham, PA. … Wildrick …
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Canton Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces New Drug Detox Program
Detoxification allows individuals that have filled their physical bodies up over and over again with harmful drugs to get clean. It can last between 2-3 days or 5-6 days in some cases. The new detox program allows for more time in detox if the medical …
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TV Prescription Drug Ads—Friend or Foe? Novus Medical Detox Encourages
Novus Medical Detox, one of the only Florida-based detox centers serving high-dosage drug abuse patients, encourages the FDA's oversight, as the advertisements could be contributing to widespread addiction. Novus officials also warn the public against …
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Bill Clinton gave up vegan diet & did sugar detox on advice of weight-loss guru
While Hyman's anti-sugar stance may seem extreme, he joins a growing list of medical experts who are convinced that sugar has no redeeming nutritional value and should be avoided as much as possible. Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig said …
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Cheap, easy, deadly: heroin use rising in rural NYS
"I got out and I'm addicted," Jones explained. "I was addicted probably the first day they gave it to … But as the abuse of painkillers became epidemic, health departments began to keep a closer eye on who was getting prescriptions, to prevent …
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The politics of addiction
Thirteen bills — mostly before the state House — propose ways to treat addicts, educate Ohioans about prescription drug and opioid abuse, regulate how painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, and Percocet are dispensed and monitored, and prevent the …
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Opiate abuse: The physician's perspective
The treatment of pain is complex and individualized for each patient, and the addictive potential of any medicine that could be harmful gives any caring physician pause. And while some physicians have been found to prescribe painkillers for financial …
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How are prescription drugs abused?

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Boston officials announce prescription drug take-back program to combat drug
A hit of heroin, a cheap alternative to expensive prescription drugs, can go for as little as $ 5 on the street. Certain prescription drugs can be priced somewhere in the neighborhood of $ 100 a pill. In 2012, 61 percent of entrants to substance abuse …
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Substance abuse program for the homeless expands
Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo is trying to battle substance abuse within the homeless population by partnering with the Amarillo Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs (ARAD) treatment program. ARAD is the only organization offering week-long substance …
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Disgraced Illinois judge awaits prison assignment
ST. LOUIS — A disgraced former Illinois drug court judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal is getting time to square away things before serving a two-year sentence on heroin and gun convictions. But exactly where Michael Cook will spend his …
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Colts owner Jim Irsay's troubles may go beyond March arrest
He acknowledged entering rehab in 2002 for a prescription drug addiction after his name surfaced in a police investigation of a doctor over-prescribing powerful painkillers. And in a 2010 interview with USA TODAY, he openly detailed a long history of …
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