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10 03, 2017

How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

By |2017-03-10T12:00:48+00:00March 10, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

Opioids, such as prescription narcotics, are highly addictive. They work on certain receptors in the brain to decrease pain and create a calm feeling while also inducing tiredness. Narcotics are often used [...]

21 10, 2016

Are Prescription Painkillers As Addictive As Heroin?

By |2016-10-21T12:00:39+00:00October 21, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Are Prescription Painkillers As Addictive As Heroin?

While many are learning of the troubling rise in heroin abuse throughout the United States, many believe that it does not affect them. They may never have used heroin let alone seen [...]

9 09, 2016

FDA Requires Warnings for Prescription Drug Use

By |2016-09-09T12:00:15+00:00September 9, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on FDA Requires Warnings for Prescription Drug Use

On August 31, 2016, the United State Food and Drug Administration announced a new requirement for manufacturers of both brand name and generic opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines as well as opioid-based cough medications.

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