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Group Urges Obama Administration's FDA to Act on Prescription Drug Epidemic
Group Urges Obama Administration's FDA to Act on Prescription Drug Epidemic

Novus Medical Detox Facility of Pasco County, Florida Director, a member of Advocates for Opioid Prescription Reform, has high hopes that a new, reform-minded administration in Washington will respond to the health crisis posed by prescription drug abuse and addiction. “Our ...

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Blog posts in December 2008

  • A Message from Advocates for Prescription Opioid Drug Reform

    It has been my privilege to be part of a group of determined citizens from all walks of life who are dedicated to educating the medical community, the ...

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  • Drug Detox and Rehab May Finally Replace Methadone for Heroin Addicts

    Methadone treatment is finally being recognized as the abject failure that it is. The original idea behind methadone was to substitute it for heroin ...

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  • West Virginia Leads Nation In Prescription Drug Addiction And Abuse

    Despite widespread national publicity, and both public and private efforts to improve the situation, nothing is reducing prescription drug overdose ...

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  • GABA - What Is It and What It Does

    DEFINING TERMS To more easily understand how GABA operates, we need to define a few terms. The first is neuron. A neuron is another name for a nerve ...

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  • How Prescription Drug Addiction Unexpectedly Threatens Lives

    Surveys by state medical examiners and federal drug abuse agencies continue to find that the majority of drug overdose deaths involve a combination of ...

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  • Opioid Painkiller Methadone Fueling Prescription Drug Addiction Deaths Across America

    Deaths and addictions involving the opioid painkiller methadone are rising faster than those from all other prescription narcotics, says the National ...

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  • Methadone - Cheap, Addictive and Deadly

    Novus Medical Detox Facility of Pasco County, Florida Director warned that increasing use of Methadone for long term pain management may be the cause ...

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  • Antipsychotics

    Recently we have seen an increase in the number of patients coming to Novus Medical Detox Center who have been prescribed Antipsychotics: Seroquel, ...

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  • Is Prescription Drug Addiction Amy Winehouse's New Problem?

    When someone like talented British blues and pop singer Amy Winehouse wants to get off street drugs, you would expect them to do just that: get some ...

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