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'Destination Rehab' for WA Drug Addicts

'Destination rehab' for WA drug addicts
Asia has long been the destination of choice for Australians seeking cheap cosmetic surgery, but growing numbers are also venturing overseas to undergo rehabilitation. Comparatively low-cost, exclusive centres offering seclusion and … Read more on WA today

Proposed South Gippsland drug-alcohol rehab hospital at Loch gets council
The South Gippsland Shire Council has approved a planning application for a drug and alcohol rehabilitation hospital in Loch, despite 34 objections. The applicant, Australian Addiction Hospitals, said it still needed to get approval from the health … Read more on ABC Local

In Randolph, Small-Town Culture Can Be a Barrier to Fighting Addiction

In Randolph, Small-Town Culture Can Be A Barrier To Fighting Addiction
This story is part of State of Recovery, VPR's week-long look at the progress that's been made in fighting opiate addiction in Vermont and the problems that remain. Read more here. Not long ago, Concepcion Cruz was part of Randolph's drug problem. Read more on Vermont Public Radio

Details released in fatal Northfield fire
Wilder's lawyer, Kevin Lumpkin, told Judge John Conroy during a December hearing that he would be searching for a residential drug treatment program to which his client could be admitted. Wilder is jailed at the Chittenden Regional Correctional … Read more on BurlingtonFreePress.com

New Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery or Politics?

New Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery Or Politics?
Dr. Andrew Kolodny, senior scientist at Brandeis University; current chief medical officer at Phoenix House, a , has no doubt pharmaceutical companies who profit from American's opioid addictions are behind the delay by … Read more on KNPR

Sideshow: No charges for Lamar Odom
Lamar Odom won't have to swap his rehab bed for a jail cell: Nye County, Nevada, prosecutors say the former NBA player will not be charged with any crimes in relation to the drug binge. Odom was hospitalized Oct. 13 in "extremely critical condition," … Read more on Philly.com

Scarborough Starts Heroin Treatment Program

Scarborough starts heroin treatment program
The initiative is in response to a surge in overdoses, some of them fatal, in Maine from heroin and from heroin laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate. The police department has partnered with Liberty Bay Recovery Center in Portland and … Read more on Press Herald

Talking heroin in Boothbay Harbor
Last week, the Lincoln County Healthcare community committee, which meets monthly at St. Andrews Family Care Center, heard from local and state professionals about Maine's opiate epidemic and efforts to counter it. Holly Stover, a community volunteer … Read more on Boothbay Register

Recovery Point of Charleston Has Building Dedication

Recovery Point of Charleston has building dedication
Recovery Point of Charleston program coordinator Rachel Thaxton, right, and advisory committee member Princess Young took the first swings of demolition on the facility's renovations following the dedication of the facility Tuesday, January 12, 2016 … Read more on Huntington Herald Dispatch

says it's engaged on opioid crisis
As a sign of its commitment, the White House included Cary Dixon, a West Virginia mother whose child struggles with substance abuse disorder, to sit in the First Lady's box for the address. Obama had met Dixon at a community forum in October to discuss … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription)

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New Help for Millions of Addicts and Alcoholics

New help for millions of addicts and alcoholics
How do we actually get addicts into long term recovery? USARA, a recovery support group in Utah, brought … He points to rehab programs for Navy pilots and commercial pilots. They're working because they're based on getting them back to their jobs … Read more on Good4Utah

Workforce, budget issues may dominate 2016 W.Va. Legislature
“We have some major long-term structural issues that keep our people out of the labor force,” including health problems and . “West Virginia is never going to be where it needs to be until we get more of our people in the workforce,” he said. Read more on Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

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T Cells That Recognize HER2 Teceptor May Prevent HER2+ Breast Cancer Recurrence

T Cells That Recognize HER2 Teceptor May Prevent HER2+ Breast Cancer Recurrence
In the other study, patients whose tumors shrank during standard pre-surgery had much stronger anti-HER2 responsivity, compared to patients whose tumors responded less completely to that drug treatment. How patients lose their … The … Read more on Science 2.0

The top 10 Stories of The Dyster Administration in 2015
Nothing epitomizes this race to the bottom better than how the Fichte Eye Center sold its 24th Street facility to a drug treatment agency while choosing to build their new multi-million dollar eye center in the Town of Niagara. We don't blame Fichte … Read more on Niagarafallsreporter.com

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