SAN DIEGO (Sept. 3, 2015) — The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a district court’s judgment stemming from the June 2014 jury award of approximately $12 million in favor of Ameritox. The Court concluded that the District Court “abused its discretion” in allowing Ameritox’s “outlandish” claims to reach the jury and that Ameritox’s pursuit of its case “wasted both judicial resources and Ameritox’s money.”Read More
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Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company based in San Diego, hosted its National Sales meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, and built bicycles for children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star program. Read More
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County recently launched a new program, in partnership with local Millennium Health in Rancho Bernardo. Read More
You know that little person living your home who probably doesn’t know how to use the washing machine? No, not your father-in-law (but you may need to straighten him out too), your teenaged kid. Yeah, the guy or girl that still needs you to make doctor’s appointments on his behalf may be sneaking into your medicine cabinet chasing some kind of high. Per the Partnership For Drug Free Kids’ Medicine Abuse Project, 25% of teens report abusing/misusing prescription drugs and it’s the poison of choice for 12 and 13-year olds. “Yikes!” is an appropriate response but talking to them about it immediately is an even more appropriate one.
Sandwich Waves of Hope from Addiction, in collaboration with Sandwich Substance Abuse Prevention Committee, will hold a public screening of the newly released documentary, “If Only,” supported by the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.
“If Only,” a film about prescription drug abuse in young people, chronicles what producers call “a parent’s worst nightmare.” It follows the lives of two high school students experimenting with painkillers and other pills. A project of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, the 30-minute film screened June 8 at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla.
The North San Diego Business Chamber honored businesses and individuals from San Diego’s business community with awards for how they do business in the region.
One of the most practical applications of precision medicine lies within the field of pharmacogenomics, a portmanteau of pharmacology and genomics. It is a discipline designed for tailoring drug treatments to an individual’s genetic make-up.
Posted: June 11, 2015
“Heroin Doesn’t Have to Be a Killer,” by Nicholas Kristof (column, June 7), concluded that heroin addiction is a pervasive health issue affecting millions of families.
But addiction is not only a treatable disease; it is also one that can be prevented.
Read more on Nytimes.com →
A new short film from the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and San Diego-based Millennium Health sheds light on the epidemic of prescription drug abuse that is killing kids across the country.
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