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Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep Antibiotics Working (KAW) -- a national coalition of health, consumer, agricultural, environmental, humane, and other advocacy groups with more than ten million supporters -- today welcomed the reintroduction of a bill that would help combat t...

College Freshmen See Rx Drug Misuse More Risky Than Alcohol, Pot

But surveys found cocaine viewed as most dangerous to health WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Freshman college students think the occasional use of prescription drugs for non-medicinal purposes poses a greater risk to their health than smoking pot or knocking back five drinks eve...

Abbott and Partnership for a Drug-Free America Launch 'Not In My House' to Help Parents Secure Their Homes from Teen Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse

More Than Half of Teens Who Report Abusing Prescription Medications Get Them from Their Own Home, a Parent, Relative or Friend NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A house is the one place where a family should feel safe and secure, yet it is here that teens are prone to get pre...

Pelosi: 'Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Will Protect Americans from Misuse of Genetic Information'

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement in support of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, which the House passed this afternoon by an overwhelming 414 to 1 vote. The landmark bill, which would prohibit health insurance...

Office-Based Medical Treatment and Internet Resources Are Potential Solution to Rising Painkiller Misuse Among Teens, Young Adults

- Treatment in private doctors' offices with FDA-approved medication could increase access to treatment for young adults dependent on opioid pain killers- RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health (2006), jus...

Families, friends, schools and neighborhoods contribute to adolescent alcohol misuse

Characteristics present in the four social environments in which young people livefamilies, peers, schools, and neighborhoodscontribute both positively and negatively to whether teens misuse alcohol, with risk from one area possibly being magnified or decreased by attributes of another. That's t...

MEDai Technology Identifies Prescription Drug Misuse

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, FL, is a leading provider of advanced solutions for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics to offer a robust suite of predictive modeling solutions that address the needs of health plans, employers...

High Court Warns Medical Staff Against Misuse of Ambulance

The Delhi High Court Wednesday held that the misuse of ambulances of government hospitals by medical staff would be viewed seriously, stressing that their services be availed of only by patients. A division bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice S.N. Agrawal said: "No ambulance of any of ...

High Court Warns Medical Staff Against Misuse of Ambulance

The Delhi High Court Wednesday held that the misuse of ambulances of government hospitals by medical staff would be viewed seriously, stressing// that their services be availed of only by patients. A division bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice S.N. Agrawal said: "No ambulance of any of t...

Project Stop to Block the Misuse of Cold and Flu Drugs

Pharmacy Guild launched a new program in Australia to stop the misuse and stocking up of the cold and flu drugs. The police would be informed automatically// via text messages alerting them to the name and location of the person amassing these drugs at pharmacies. In this new online program each ti...

Smoking Indicator of Alcohol Misuse

Where there is cigarette smoking there is probably misuse of alcohol too, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Archives// of Internal Medicine. “This means cigarette smoking status can be used as a clinical indicator for alcohol misuse, which presents an opportun...

Specialist Services Can Help Ethnic Groups To Tackle Alcohol Misuse

Ethnic minorities may have particular problems with alcohol use, yet may not be seeking help, warns a senior psychiatrist. He believes that these hidden populations// may need specialist services to overcome the problem. In the United Kingdom, several ethnic minorities have higher levels of a...

Yoga, ayurveda being documented to stop patent misuse

Bitten by patent rows over basmati and turmeric, India doesn't want to be caught off guard again// by the West, certainly not when it comes to its ancient healing systems of yoga, ayurveda, unani and siddha. A task force appointed by the government for protecting traditional knowledge and int...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... department." In addition, medication errors by caregivers or adults and misuse of drugs by preteens and teens cause about 14 percent of accidental poisoni...tarily withdrawing these medicines is that there have been rare patterns of misuse leading to overdose recently identified, particularly in infants, and safet...

DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial

... covered by issued patents and pending patent applications owned by us, REMOXY is designed to resist common methods of prescription drug misuse and abuse. -- POSIDUR(TM) (SABER(TM)-Bupivacaine). During the quarter, DURECT continued enrollment in our approximately 60 patient Phase...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...uding that, according to the current state of research, the existing laws aimed at ensuring biological safety (biosafety) and at eliminating potential misuse (biosecurity) are sufficient. Despite this, a continuous discussion on safety-relevant issues is considered necessary. This should, in the authors' op...

Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

...additional research on the extent of prescription drug addiction and overdose deaths, the factors leading to the current epidemic of prescription drug misuse and addiction, and specific clinical and policy strategies to minimize death and illness from prescription drug misuse. For more information on t...

Coming Clean About The Cleaner - Phoenix House's Chief Clinical Officer David Deitch on Intervention, and the Recovery Process That Follows

...'s encouraging about The Cleaner is the exposure the series gives to drug misuse and the nature of addictive behavior. With more than 23 million Americans m...pose served by bringing to light the dangers to health and safety when drug misuse leads to addictive behavior," says David Deitch , Senior Vice President an...

A comprehensive review of addiction to prescription painkillers among patients and physicians

...tients daily. Health care professionals helping patients with chronic pain must balance aggressive treatment with the need to minimize the risks of misuse and abuse, according to Dr. Passik. In "A Comparison of Long- and Short-Acting Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain," Charles Argoff, M...

Intimate abuse study finds clear links with poor health and calls for holistic primary care approach

...e of health factors to determine the relationship between abuse and ill health." These showed that: Sleep disturbance, depression, alcohol misuse and abuse in their current relationship accounted for a 15 per cent of the variance in the women's physical health. Sleep disturbance, depression...

Pain Medicine Experts Recommend Safe and Responsible Use of Acetaminophen

...icines. While there are risks associated with the misuse of acetaminophen, the benefits to patients...erm and chronic pain are significant. The misuse and abuse of both over-the-counter and prescriptio... AAPM supports measures that reduce the risk of misuse and abuse of medications without deterrin...

Cinergy Health Commentary on America's Prescription Addiction

...ation, we will not only decrease our unnecessary dependence on prescription medicine, but also help to eliminate the overmedication of America and the misuse of prescription drugs in general." "The other side to this story is the continuing upward pressure on insurance premiums as healthcare consumers ...

NUCYNTA(TM) (tapentadol) CII Immediate Release Tablets Now Available for Relief of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain

...hould be considered when prescribing or dispensing NUCYNTA(TM) in situations where the physician or pharmacist is concerned about an increased risk of misuse and abuse. All patients treated with mu-opioid agonists require careful monitoring for signs of abuse and addiction. NUCYNTA(TM) may be abused by cr...

New Ad Campaign Asks D.C. Commuters 'Who's Hogging Our Antibiotics?'

...s part of the project's national effort to end the misuse of antibiotics in food animal production. Up to 70...public health challenge. The groups also agree the misuse of antibiotics on industrial animal farms plays a ...least $4 to $5 billion per year. One reason is the misuse of antibiotics on factory farms, which promotes th...

National Partnership to Meet, Evaluate Addiction Treatment as Component of New Justice Programs

...ng what they call the crippling effects of alcohol misuse and crime in the United States. The third meeting for the National Partnership on Alcohol misuse and Crime (NPAMC) will feature keynote speaker D...ng the issues related to epidemic rates of alcohol misuse and crime. NPAMC is comprised of more than 50 Pa...

BayCare Named CIO 100 Award Winner by CIO Magazine

...t we recognize from having implemented the palm scanning system. Ultimately, this innovation streamlines patient identification and helps prevent the misuse of Social Security numbers and insurance cards of our patients across our entire health system." "Once a patient is initially enrolled with Pati...

Process for Planning Safe Pain Treatment Outlined in Presentation at FDA Meeting

...h pharmaceutical manufacturers of opioids, a type of medication that temporarily relieves severe pain but can also be very addictive, to reduce opioid misuse and abuse as part of its mandated Risk Evaluation and Medication Strategy (REMS) process. Fetterman told the meeting that he had convened a small...

Parents Often Puzzled by Medicine Labels

... issue of Pediatrics . "Instructions on over-the-counter cough and cold medicines can be difficult to understand, and this can potentially lead to misuse and threats to child safety," Rothman said. "Labeling needs further improvements to aid parental understanding." Though some manufacturers have mad...

Medication quality in Peru and region strengthened with official laboratory's accreditation

... on the availability of high-quality medicines to treat life-threatening diseases including HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Lack of access to, and misuse of, these medications is a major public health threat throughout much of the world. ...

Schizophrenia does not increase risk of violent crime

... they need from mental health services", he says. "Our results demonstrate once again the importance of preventing, discovering and treating substance misuse in efforts to reduce violent crime." ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a National Scientific Meeting of Psychiatrists on May 18

...lity of subjects obtaining amphetamines for non-therapeutic uses or distribution to others and the drugs should be prescribed or dispensed sparingly. misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. The most common adverse events reported in clinical studies of ...

Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM)

...d pressure, dilated pupils and decreased appetite. High doses may cause irregular heartbeat, loss of coordination or collapse. Indications of possible misuse may include excessive activity, talkativeness, irritability or nervousness. Random drug testing programs appear to deter use Random drug tes...

Study Shows Strength Training Beneficial for Young Athletes

...e strength training program’s success or failure. “Injuries that do occur to the youth athlete are a direct result of lack of supervision, misuse of equipment, lifting inappropriate amounts of weight, or use of improper techniques. It is crucial that a trained professional teach youth athletes p...

Hospital Staffing Cuts - Pragmatic, Panic or Carefully Planned?

...hift here and there. Our question: what cuts in salary have the administrative staffs taken recently?" On every shift, nurses witness waste and misuse of resources. "We have offered cost-saving suggestions time and time again, but it is the consultants who invariably capture the ear of decision-make...

IROs Help Determine Medical Necessity of Growth Hormone Therapy

...ssible lack of quality control by manufacturers not approved by the FDA that can result in contamination by other drugs or steroids. Additionally, HGH misuse and its related side effects can increase health plan administrative and litigation costs that cause consumer premiums to rise. "Health plans sho...

Former MADD National President Joins Innocorp, ltd.

...cant levels of drunk driving in the state, a private business continues to find innovative solutions to educate the world about the dangers of alcohol misuse and abuse. Innocorp President Michael Aguilar announced today that former National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Mr. Glynn Birch, has be...

Innocorp, ltd. Hires Former MADD National President

...ile celebrity DUIs dominate the headlines, a private business continues to find innovative solutions to educate the world about the dangers of alcohol misuse and abuse. Innocorp President Michael Aguilar announced today that former National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Mr. Glynn Birch, has be...

From Early Brain Development to Digestive Health, New Juicy Juice Beverages Aid Children Through Different Stages of Growth and Development

... (2). Innis SM. Dietary omega 3 fatty acids and the developing brain. Brain Res. 2008. Sep. 9;35-43. (3). Committee on Nutrition. The use and misuse of fruit juice in pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2001;107(5):1210-1213. (4). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agricul...

GlaxoSmithKline and Shire Enter Agreement to Co-Promote Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII for Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

...develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking Vyvanse. Abu s e of a m phetamine s m a y lead to depen d en c e . misuse of a mphetamin e m a y cause sudden d eath and serio u s cardio v ascular ad v erse e v ents. Th e ...

Innocorp, ltd. to Attend Lifesavers Conference

...d driving and saving lives." Innocorp, ltd. is a private business offering innovative solutions to educate the world about the dangers of alcohol misuse and abuse. It stands out from over 2,000 participants in the conference as an innovator with a unique approach to the problems of traffic safety. One ...
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