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An individual who has fallen into the trap of heroin use, abuse or addiction is struggling against the devastating effects of one of the most potent and addictive drug substances currently in existence. Heroin is a member of the opiate family of drugs, which are derived from the seed pod of the Asian poppy plant. Where opium is refined in order to create morphine, morphine is further refined in order to create heroin.
SRHA Regional Director, Mr. Michael Bent explained that overshoes are protective coverings worn by surgical personnel working in a sterile environment in order to minimize contamination and with 12 active operating theatres within the SRHA health facilities and over 12, 000 surgeries performed annually, the Authority welcomes the needed items. He added that the donation will definitely make an impact as it will boost the Authority's supplies of the critical items. Ms. O'Connor noted that though the FLOW Foundation has as its pillars of support, education and youths at risk, its decision to donate the protective coverings to the Authority is a pleasure and delight. She added that it cannot be the sole responsibility of the government to support healthcare as healthcare affects every citizen.
The Manchester Health Services, which has responsibility for delivering effective secondary and primary healthcare to residents in the parish of Manchester, is on a drive to creating healthier communities.
MIAMI, FL – In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will team up with Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS, and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade County to offer free HIV testing.
House Republicans’ threatened cuts to Medicaid would be devastating for children living in rural areas, according to a new study by researchers at Georgetown University.
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