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Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, Partnership for a Drug-Free America on New SAMHSA Study On Cough Medicine Abuse

... The Partnership identified the problem of intentional abuse of medicines in 2005 when the 18th annual ... addressing this disturbing consumer behavior of intentional abuse of medicines, labeled "Generation Rx" at ... facts and risks their children face from the intentional abuse of medicines at: ...

Study quantifies cost-benefit of hospital-based program to keep youth out of prison

... be a major public health concern in the US, where intentional violent trauma is the second leading cause of ... 12 to 20 years of age and were hospitalized for intentional violent trauma. The two groups evaluated ... had died, had been re-hospitalized for another intentional violent injury, or had been involved or ...

The memories you want to forget are the hardest ones to lose

... outdated phone number or a switched meeting time. intentional forgetting helps update memory with new ... to forget. Their study, Emotional constraints on intentional forgetting, appears in the September 2007 print ... with previous studies of emotional events and intentional forgetting, but those studies used emotion-laden ...

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Americans to Obtain Vitamin D Through Diet and Supplements

... from a combination of dietary sources and supplements and not through intentional exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. "For those who are ... and children practice comprehensive sun-protection behaviors and avoid intentional exposure to natural sunlight and artificial UV radiation (tanning beds) as ...

New Partnership for a Drug-Free America 20th Annual Study Shows Progress in Teens Recognizing Dangers of OTC Cough Medicine Abuse

... attitudes about drugs and alcohol, an increased number of teens view the intentional abuse of OTC cough medicines as risky. PATS indicates 48 percent of teens ... too many parents are still missing crucial opportunities to talk about the intentional abuse of medicines." One troubling result in the study of over ...

Leading experts investigate Shaken Baby Syndrome

... of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. SBS is a form of intentional injury to infants and children caused by violent shaking with or without ... contact with a hard surface. The mortality rate of victims of this intentional brain injury is about 25%, while survivors do very poorly. In a recent ...

KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Results of Special Independent Committee Review of Stock Option Grants

... that no employee, officer or director of the Company engaged in any intentional wrongdoing or was aware that the Company's policies and procedures for ... and we are gratified with the Committee's finding that there was no intentional misconduct. We remain committed to the highest standards of corporate ...

Sunrise Provides Status Report on Special Independent Committee Investigation; Provides Updates on Management's Internal Control Review Efforts and on Legal Proceedings

... Independent Committee found: -- no evidence of backdating or other intentional misconduct with respect to the grants on the 38 grant dates examined, ... The Special Independent Committee found no evidence of backdating or other intentional misconduct in connection with the award of grants that were examined. The ...

Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

... in America is not having modern biocontainment facilities to conduct critical research. Our nation is not prepared to handle natural, accidental or intentional outbreaks of animal diseases. We cannot afford further politically motivated delay." ### Read the full story at ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Priority Review and Acceptance of NDA Submission for Acetavance(TM) for Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

... final approval of the NDA; the risk that heightened scrutiny by the FDA over the new drug approval process and concerns regarding accidental and intentional overdoses of acetaminophen, primarily in the outpatient setting, may delay or prevent the approval of Acetavance, limit the indications for use or ...

FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers

... she said. Despite more than five years of FDA-sponsored consumer education campaigns, "recent studies indicate that unintentional and intentional overdoses leading to severe hepatotoxicity [liver damage] continue to occur," last month's report noted. Speaking for the OTC drug industry, Lynda ...

FDA Advisers Urge Smaller Doses of Acetaminophen

... it typically does so. Despite more than five years of FDA-sponsored consumer education campaigns, "recent studies indicate that unintentional and intentional overdoses leading to severe hepatotoxicity [liver damage] continue to occur," last month's report said. Dr. John H. Klippel, chief executive ...

FDA Advisers Recommend Smaller Doses of Acetaminophen

... acetaminophen dose. Despite more than five years of FDA-sponsored consumer education campaigns, "recent studies indicate that unintentional and intentional overdoses leading to severe hepatotoxicity continue to occur," the report said. The report also calls for limiting the maximum adult daily dose to ...

FDA Report Urges Tougher Acetaminophen Warning

... acetaminophen dose. Despite more than five years of FDA-sponsored consumer education campaigns, "recent studies indicate that unintentional and intentional overdoses leading to severe hepatotoxicity continue to occur," the report said. The report also calls for limiting the maximum adult daily dose to ...

National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags

... reported regarding beliefs about the addictive potential of some prescription medicines when misused. In 2007, 24 percent of parents believed that intentional abuse of prescription medicines would not be addictive. In 2008, that number decreased significantly to 11 percent. The heightened awareness ...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Issues Annual Report for 2008

... individuals for honest mistakes or for reporting safety concerns and injuries. It also does not go to the opposite extreme by permitting repeated, intentional rule violations. A just culture seeks a middle ground that tries to find system or engineering solutions to reduce inevitable human errors, while ...

US, Russian organizations team to improve the quality of medicines

... metrologic principles, and facilitating exchange of information and taking action in cases of emergency arising from accidental contamination or intentional adulteration of medicines and their ingredients will be considered. Reference Materials. Development and use of reference materials, which are ...

Young Onset Parkinson Conferences: A First-Ever Collaboration

... is their greatest burden. Since they will live decades with the disease, and may suffer more severe treatment-related motor complications, early and intentional management is crucial to maintaining quality of life. "APDA has been providing services dedicated to the particular challenges of young people ...

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America Lauds Kerlikowske as New Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy

... forward to working with Chief Kerlikowske and his team in a renewed effort to address the most pressing threats to our nation's youth, including the intentional abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medicines, and to continue the outstanding progress made on illicit drugs like methamphetamine." A ...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized as Best Place for Diverse Managers

... In selecting the 2009 "50 Out Front Companies" the publication's selection team expanded its research evaluations to include companies that implement intentional strategies based on accountability, strong inclusion practices and ongoing evaluation of retention/recruitment activities that allow and encourage ...

Governor Rendell Forms Food Safety Council to Protect Public Health, Food Supply

... respond to food safety emergencies." The SAFE initiative aims to address threats to the safety and security of the food supply, including both intentional and naturally occurring. The initiative was developed by the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health, in coordination with the Office ...

U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company

... citations for hazards associated with the transfer of PNA and other workplace practices. OSHA defines a willful violation as one committed with intentional disregard of or plain indifference to the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Repeat violations are issued when an employer has ...

FDA Seeks Better Regulation of Painkillers

... try to strike an "appropriate balance" between legitimate patient need for access to such drugs and the very real threat posed by their abuse and intentional or unintentional misuse. Also speaking at the press conference, Dr. Bob Rappaport, director of the FDA's division of anesthesia, analgesia, and ...

Sierra Tucson Achieves Hospital Accreditation, Now Holds Dual Accreditation by the Joint Commission

... Tucson staff for their commitment and for giving patients "hope, perspective and direction." He stated, "Sierra Tucson's staff are intentional about connecting with people. We are here to bring healing, restoration and transformational potential into the lives of the patients we are blessed ...

36th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision

... to access to services. This is unacceptable. Let us put aside our differences and honor our shared values of accessible health care and intentional parenthood by supporting measures to ensure services are available. I call on people of faith to lead the way to greater understanding of the causes ...

Stakeholders and public should use 20 specific health indicators

... of years of life remaining to a person at age 65 if current mortality rates continue Injury-Related Mortality age-adjusted mortality rates due to intentional and unintentional injuries Self-Reported Health Status percent of adults reporting fair or poor health Unhealthy Days, Physical and Mental mean ...

Nurse Practitioner Fights Back as 113 Million U.S. Households Face Risk of Contamination

... and money for homeowners. As a health care professional, "I observe many sick people who are really making themselves sick because of their intentional neglect of their environment, both internal and external." In Europe and Asia people remove shoes before entering a home out of respect and to ...

Lumension Provides Leading e-Commerce Company Proactive Endpoint Security at a High Return

... security, ECSuite.com. "As a result, we feel better-prepared to address the security challenges, such as increased spyware, Trojan attacks and intentional or unintentional information leakages that confront our organization, to preserve the integrity of our business." Lumension's Endpoint ...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

... all of the emergency calls vets get from pet owners during all hours of the day and night, one of the most common involves dogs (mostly) and their intentional or accidental eating of chocolate. From brownies to chocolate fudge cake mixes, from Hershey's Kisses to imported Belgian chocolate-covered cherries, ...

Blue Cross Foundation Awards $660,000 in Grants to Improve Community Health

... Minnesota, leading to better health for all. ISAIAH, Minneapolis, $20,000 for the Restoring Hope, Restoring Health program to foster intentional relationship building among ISAIAH congregations, including Latino and African-American churches in the Twin Cities and St. Cloud. Main ...

December 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Happiness, Dementia and Smoking

... a sense of well-being is linked to greater longevity and less risk of disease. A happiness boost: Some researchers suggest focusing on intentional activities, the ones you choose to engage in mindfully and actively, as a good way to boost long-term happiness. A Preventable Form of ...

Innovatech Labs, Assisting Companies in Adhering to Halogen-Free Manufacturing Standards Aimed at Protecting the Environment

... The term "halogen free" does not mean that the material contains no halogens; rather, the material or product is assembled without the intentional use of halogens. The IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries has issued a testing method for measuring halogens using ion ...

TheraQuest's IND for Abuse Deterrent Strong Opioid (TQ-1015) Accepted by FDA

... compete in the $8.3 billion U.S. opioid market. About SECUREL(R) Recent experience with extended release opioid pain relievers has shown that intentional crushing or extraction of the active ingredient from the dosage form by addicts and recreational drug users can destroy the timed-release mechanism ...

NutraCea Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... for our NutraCea core SRB product line and achieved notable growth this period increasing sales by approximately $373,000 in addition to an intentional building of inventory for new customer orders anticipated in the fourth quarter 2008 and first quarter 2009. Additionally, in a continued effort to ...

New Report Finds Rising Risk of Infectious Diseases in America

... infectious diseases, including: -- Treatment: While the U.S. government has invested significantly in treatments that could counter an intentional biological attack, new drugs to treat emerging diseases and new antibiotics to address growing antimicrobial resistance have received far ...

Biopure Sues National Institutes of Health Official

... Complaint Alleges Defamation, Trade Libel and intentional Interference with Prospective Business Advantage CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure ...

Agency Takes Adverse Decision to Biopure's Product Registration in South Africa

... using his NIH title. Earlier this month, Biopure brought an action against Natanson alleging various torts, including defamation, trade libel and intentional interference with prospective business advantage, seeking injunctive relief and damages. Biopure is announcing the filing of that litigation ...

Survey: 'Tanorexia' common among university students

... that tanning can cause skin cancer] keep you from spending time in the sun or going to tanning beds?" Participants were queried about their level of intentional and incidental sun exposure, tanning booth use, and chemical sunless tanner use. The survey also asked about health-related behaviors such as body ...

Autistic mannerisms reduced by sensory treatment

... makes self-care such as dressing and washing and classroom activities that require touch more manageable. Interpreting the childs behavior as intentional and controllable and not recognizing the underlying cause and hypersensitivities is common in educational and home settings, but is an approach that ...

Space Radiation a Risk for Astronauts

... for Project Constellation, the recently launched NASA program to return humans to the moon and then on to Mars. "Radiation exposure, either intentional or accidental, is inevitable during our lifetimes," study author Kamal Datta, an assistant professor at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at ...
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