From Wonder Drug to Abuse Epidemic, Opioids Yes, But Big Pharma More So, Says Richard Ruhling, MD
May 13, 2016
CNN's article, “From 'Wonder Drug' to Abuse Epidemic” is huge, but it's still just the tip of the iceberg, says Dr. Richard Ruhling, retired physician who once covered another MD on vacation in a 'pain' clinic for a week, but 95% of his patients were addicted to hydrocodone, oxycontin, Percocet, or Xanax, etc.
Most of them had some injury but were allowed to go back to work too soon with an Rx for pain that prevented adequate healing and they became addicted, says Ruhling, who lived with pain after a fractured leg and phlebitis that throbbed at night. Though Ruhling prescribed for others, he declined for himself and let pain tell him what he could do or not do. The body heals if we help it, says Ruhling.
The human propensity for addiction is huge, as illustrated by the problems of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, food, fictional reading or TV, gambling, rock music, sex, shopping—things that excite us can leave us let down and in trouble...
PFE Express drives down transport costs through better loads with TOPS software
May 14, 2016
, a leading force in the UK freight forwarding and logistics market for over 25 years, is using the TOPS LoadStak Pro and MaxLoad Pro software from to maximise their pallet and container fill in order to drive down transport costs.
LoadStak Pro is designed for pallet optimisation. It creates pallet patterns and optimises fill based on the dimensions of a company’s cartons and pallets. MaxLoad Pro focuses on container fill and configuration.
PFE Express typically receives containers of various items to be unloaded and uses LoadStak Pro to calculate how best to palletise it for either storage in their warehouse or onward transport to customers.
By using MaxLoad Pro, PFE Express are able to ensure that inbound orders will fit in a specified container and then optimise the remaining container space by adding additional product.
Additionally, when PFE Express ship on mixed pallets, they are able to work out how many pallets will be required...
Homefree Announces New Gluten Free Ginger Snap Mini Cookies
May 16, 2016
Homefree®, “treats you can trust,” is launching crunchy Ginger Snap Mini Cookies in retail 5 oz. boxes, and food service options will follow. This brings the Homefree line of cookies to 6 flavors of mini cookies, along with full size Chocolate Chip Cookies. Mini cookie flavors are now Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Chip, Vanilla, Lemon Burst, Chocolate Mint, and Ginger Snap.
“The recent Homefree refresh and new flavors have been so well received that we are excited to add this favorite” states Jill Robbins, President and Founder of Homefree, and mother of a child with multiple food allergies. “The flavor is fantastic, and like all Homefree products, the Ginger Snap Mini Cookies are clean and healthy, while also being inclusive of people with most special diets.”
All Homefree products are gluten free, vegan, kosher pareve, low sodium, non-GMO verified, containing nothing artificial, and certified a good source of whole...
King Plumbing, Heating & AC Offers Emergency Drain Cleaning Services In Mesa, Arizona
May 13, 2016
Local plumbers King Plumbing, Heating & AC is pleased to offer emergency drain cleaning for Mesa, AZ residents beginning mid-May 2016. To raise awareness of their drain cleaning services in Mesa, AZ, a humorous 911 video called “” was created and posted to YouTube.
Most residential drain clogs are the result of too much paper, feminie products, clothes or toys getting stuck in sinks or toilets. When that’s not the issue, it’s possible the problem is underground. Tree roots can can impact pipes over time and break through or cause disconnects. In such emergencies, it’s best to contact a reputable plumber in Mesa like King Plumbing, Heating & AC at (480) 456-KING for a free video inspection of pipes and drains. Homeowners can see what the issue is for themselves and decide what to do next. Most plumbers offer free estimates for needed work.
Because Mesa is a more established city with mature trees, sewers in the area are more susceptible...
SilverFido pet car seat covers launch traveling trouble series
May 12, 2016
With seasonal holidays and vacations fast approaching, traveling will be more common. SilverFido makes traveling with your pets easier and more enjoyable, not only for you, but for your four-legged friends as well. Every week, we will publish one article offering tips and tricks to use when a problem arises while traveling with your furry friends. In the coming weeks, you can look forward to useful topics like what to do when your dog overheats, first aid treatment for overheating, essentials for a dog’s first aid kit on the go, and how temperature has a large impact on safety for your pets.
Part 1 – Dog Motion Sickness
Car and motion sickness doesn’t just happen to humans, it happens to our pets as well! Traveling with your dog can be unpleasant for not only you, but for your pet too. That’s why we recommend pet car sear covers! Recent studies reveal that 75% of dogs have...
LEVEL UP VILLAGE UNVEILS NEW GLOBAL ENRICHMENT COURSES IN MUSIC, LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE
May 16, 2016
(LUV), a provider of pioneering global STEAM (STEM + arts) enrichment, today announced it has expanded its roster of courses to include new offerings in music, literature and language. Designed to develop 21st Century skills, all Level Up Village courses include one-to-one collaboration with partner students in the developing world each class period.
takes students on a hands-on journey through the science of sound. During this course, students build their own guitar, spinning drum and pan pipe as they establish an understanding of vibration, pitch and volume. They listen to and learn to appreciate, culturally diverse music and exchange video messages each class period with their Global Partners from across the globe. Each project explores a different world sound – from Japan to Spain to Ecuador – further enhancing their musical experiences from a global perspective.
In , students will...
Daniels Corporate Advisory Company, Inc. announces the Start of Preparations For Commercial Airing and Sales/income stream for its Entertainment Group
May 13, 2016
(OTC:QB:DCAC) Daniels Corporate Advisory Company, Inc. today announced the start of its revenue sharing licensing deal for 26 One Hour Episodes of The Judy Garland Show Series in the USA. The Judy Garland TV Shows are currently airing on Sony's Television Network GetTV at Prime Time -- Monday evenings at 8 pm and 11pm EST.
This historic collection of 26 one-hour-long episodes includes an unprecedented list of guests -- including Barbra Streisand, Mickey Rooney, Count Basie, Lena Horne, Tony Bennett, Ethel Merman, Bob Newhart, Donald O'Connor, Peggy Lee, Steve Allen, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Vic Damone, Jack Jones, and Garland's daughter Liza Minnelli, among others. The income potential on this licensing deal may be enhanced since Judy Garland also performed solo concert performances as part of this amazing, wonderful TV show.
Daniels will share streaming audio/video revenues on sales of the shows to consumers. All 26 episodes will be available for fans...
Personal Massager Company Purely Triton is Key Speaker at Major Trade Exhibition
May 14, 2016
Purely Triton Limited, a Hong Kong-based company will join the Trans Asian trade exhibition at Penang, Malaysia which will run from the 23th to the 25th of this month. This is already the 3rd event in this city this year that the company is showcasing its products for the general public, with special focus this time being made on the Pocket Mini Massager, its main wand massager by sales volume designed both for men and women.
At this event, they have also invited a prominent massage authority from southern China, Mr. Dang Wang. He will be talking about the advantages and disadvantages of body massage, what massage does to one’s body and the best tools one can use to achieve a satisfying massage.
“Plenty of research on massage therapy has been conducted over the years and there is ample scientific evidence supporting the fact that massage helps with different types of body pain...
Comfywave announces gift sets of four cute baby bibs - suitable from 3 to 36 months.
May 13, 2016
Comfywave has announced that it is selling its popular as a gift set of four exclusively on Amazon.com.
The baby bandana bibs, which feature colorful modern baby patterns on the 100 percent cotton front, are backed with superabsorbent polyester fleece, which keeps babies dry and clean.
“Many moms already know that there are a lot of problems with common drool bibs,” a spokesperson for the company said. “Many are made from low-quality materials and fall apart and some of them scratch or irritate a baby’s sensitive skin.”
have an adjustable neck that can fit babies from 3 to 36 months and use durable, nickel-free snaps. Having a bib that’s adjustable is important for fit, the spokesperson said, but many bibs use Velcro, which can snag a baby’s skin and destroy the clothes.
“Getting the right fit for a baby bib is a big deal,” the spokesperson...
The Ronnie Brewer Foundation (RBF): “RBF” Presents its 6th annual Evening Soiree & 1st annual Golf Tournament!
May 12, 2016
The Ronnie Brewer Foundation will host its 6th annual Evening Soiree & 1st annual Golf Tournament! Both events will take place Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at the Paradise Valley Golf Course and Country Club. The Golf Tournament will start at 7:30am with registration and 8:00am and 1:00pm shotgun times. The evening soirée will start with a 6:30pm cocktail hour followed by dinner at 7:00pm with the night coming to a close at midnight.
This year will continue with an evening soirée honoring some of Arkansas's finest. The night will include dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets to the soirée are $100 with proceeds going to the RBF in efforts to support its programs. The events will be hosted by NBA Veteran, Arkansas Native and Philanthropist, Ronnie Brewer Jr. Ronnie is proud to announce the addition of the 1st ever RBF Golf Tournament. Ronnie’s philanthropic efforts consist of providing opportunities for students...