U.S. Medical Community Unites to Combat Prescription Painkiller Abuse

Prescription Painkiller Abuse BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As the rate of prescription painkiller abuse skyrockets in the United States, a coalition of 27 medical groups has banded together to address this serious threat to public health. The Waismann Method Medical Group applauds their efforts to reinvigorate the fight against the misuse…

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Heroin Use Surges While Overdose Deaths Quadruple in the United States

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Use of heroin in the United States has surged dramatically in the past decade, a new study finds. The news follows earlier reports that fatal overdoses from heroin have quadrupled since 2002, suggesting that the country is facing a new epidemic of opiate dependence. The Waismann Method® Medical…

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Deaths from Drug Overdose on the Rise in United States

Waismann Method ® Medical Group urges health care professionals and public health officials to improve awareness and access to effective drug treatment programs. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 23, 2015 – According to a recent study by non-profit group Trust for America’s Health, deaths from drug overdose have risen dramatically in the United States. A majority…

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CDC Takes on Prescription Drug Overdose with New Social Media Campaign #RxProblem

Waismann Method® Drug Treatment Center Medical Director comments on the CDC’s new social media initiative. “When the Prescription Becomes the Problem” #RxProblem is aimed at spreading awareness about opiate prescription drug abuse, overdose and death. Waismann Method ® Drug Treatment Center Medical Director congratulates the CDC on new social media initiative to combat prescription drug…

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Opiate-Based Painkiller Addictions Decline, Reversing Previous Epidemic Projections

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — After years of putting the spotlight on the epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, the Waismann Method® is pleased by recent numbers revealing opiate addiction decline. The reasons for the decline are greater regulatory controls, such as electronic tracking of controlled substance prescriptions, as well as increased treatment options and…

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Deaths from Painkiller Overdoses Quadrupled in the Past Ten Years

Painkiller Overdoses: WAISMANN METHOD® Medical Director Urges Targeted Prevention Strategies and Prompt Treatment to Slow Prescription Painkiller Overdose Epidemic Michael H. Lowenstein M.D., medical director for the Waismann Method opiate treatment, warns that opioid overdose rates continue to rise, albeit at a slower rate. Painkiller Overdoses deaths  increased fourfold in the last decade, according to…

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Painkillers Killing Two People an Hour in US

Waismann Method: CDC says in the U.S., prescription painkillers kill nearly two people every hour The agency says prescribing practices vary widely among states, and physicians need to change those habits before meaningful change can occur. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Waismann Method, a leading  provider of Rapid Detox and medical opiate detoxification center,…