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May 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Marijuana Potency More Than Doubles--Novus Medical Detox Says High Concentrations and Push for Legalization are Leaving Users at Risk

    While proponents of legalized marijuana have long touted the drug's relaxing effects as evidence of its harmlessness, recent...

Apr 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Rx Pills Treating Common-Day Ills: Novus Medical Detox Addresses Prescription Drug Reliance, Calls for Tighter Controls

Studies show that 70% of Americans are on prescription drugs, a number that has risen by 20 percentage points in five years, according to...

Mar 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Novus Medical Detox Warns of Deadly New Drug: Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Spreading Across U.S.

U.S. law enforcement and federal agencies alike have increasingly focused their attention on tackling the rise of drug addiction, but their...

Jun 24, 2013, 14:00 ET
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Novus Comments on Heroin Abuse Surge - Narcotic Replaces Rx Drugs

Once regarded as the most devastating drug problem in the U.S., heroin abuse lost some if its vigor after the rise of prescription drug abuse. But...

Apr 03, 2013, 15:15 ET
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Novus Medical Detox Addresses Drinking on the Job--A Growing Trend That Businesses Should Catch Before It's Too Late

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the U.S. 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or...

Jan 29, 2013, 10:31 ET

Novus Medical Detox -- Hires New Executive Director

With the inevitable increase in patients due to the Affordable Care Act's altering the way healthcare is paid for in the United States, Novus...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:30 ET

Novus Medical Detox Comments on Amtrak's Employee Drug Difficulties

 In a recent report regarding Amtrak, the nation's largest passenger rail carrier, Amtrak's employees failed drug and alcohol tests at a...

Oct 29, 2012, 08:30 ET

Novus Medical Detox Center Lauds New Government IT Program Targeting Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is targeting the nation's prescription drug abuse epidemic through a new IT initiative, a...

Jun 18, 2012, 09:35 ET

Novus Medical Detox Center Warns Against Dangers of Rapid Detox, Advising Opiate Users to Seek Safer Drug Treatment Programs

While detox programs can help opiate abusers overcome their addiction, Novus Medical Detox Director Kirk Burness warns rapid detox has risks of its...

Dec 06, 2011, 07:00 ET

Novus Medical Detox Center Warns Public of Dangers of 'Pill Mill' Pain Clinics for Alcohol and Drug Detox

As the state Attorney General's office cracks down on Florida "pill mills," Novus Medical Detox Center warns against the dangers of pain clinics...