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This Clinic Specializes In Treating Women And Babies Who Are Affected By Opioids, Here's Why - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-09-20 13:14
This Clinic Specializes In Treating Women And Babies Who Are Affected By Opioids, Here's Why  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

One-month-old Cayden wakes with a fierce cry and clenched fists as a nurse places her on a metal scale to check her weight. When she was born, the infant,

Alternatives to drugs for managing pain - The Guardian

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-09-20 10:27
Alternatives to drugs for managing pain  The Guardian

Letters: Readers respond to a piece about opioid prescriptions and how doctors can manage help with long-term pain.

How Congress failed to act on the fentanyl epidemic despite dire warnings - Washington Post

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-09-20 08:53
How Congress failed to act on the fentanyl epidemic despite dire warnings  Washington Post

A group of lawmakers pushing for legislation to address the epidemic watched bills languish and expire, sometimes at the behest of powerful interests, they say.

Purdue Led Its Opioid Rivals in Pills More Prone to Abuse - The Wall Street Journal

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-09-19 17:25
Purdue Led Its Opioid Rivals in Pills More Prone to Abuse  The Wall Street Journal

When taking into account the dosage strength of each pill, Purdue Pharma's OxyContin represented a market-leading 27% of total oxycodone sold during a ...

Cuyahoga, Summit Counties 'Carry The Torch' In Opioid Trial - ideastream

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-09-19 06:33
Cuyahoga, Summit Counties 'Carry The Torch' In Opioid Trial  ideastream

A month from now, Cuyahoga and Summit counties may get their day in court in their lawsuits over the opioid crisis.

How can North Carolina and Durham combat the opioid epidemic? - Duke Chronicle

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:03
How can North Carolina and Durham combat the opioid epidemic?  Duke Chronicle

Durham County has been more affected by the role of legal pain pills in the prescription opioid epidemic than its neighboring counties.

GPs warned on overprescribing anxiety, sleeping pills - RTE.ie

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 18:52
GPs warned on overprescribing anxiety, sleeping pills  RTE.ie

The Medical Council has warned doctors to reduce the overprescribing of anxiety and sleeping medicines, or they could face an investigation.

Florida Hospitals File Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors - P&T Community

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 17:31
Florida Hospitals File Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors  P&T Community

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 27 Florida hospitals have filed a civil lawsuit against the manufacturers, distributors and ...

Dozens of people charged for illegally distributing millions of opioid pills - The Independent

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 15:38
Dozens of people charged for illegally distributing millions of opioid pills  The Independent

Dozens of people - including six doctors and seven pharmacists - have been charged with fraud for illegally distributing more than 6 million opioid pills. Some of ...

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales - Bellefontaine Examiner

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 15:01
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales  Bellefontaine Examiner

The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more ...

Cal State Monterey Bay Warns About Dangers Of Counterfeit Pills - 90.3 KAZU

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 14:30
Cal State Monterey Bay Warns About Dangers Of Counterfeit Pills  90.3 KAZU

California State University Monterey Bay police officers are warning students about potentially lethal counterfeit pills.

'I'm a drug addict,' a columnist wrote. Then the backlash began. - The Daily Briefing

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 09:57
'I'm a drug addict,' a columnist wrote. Then the backlash began.  The Daily Briefing

David Lazarus, a business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, last week wrote a column detailing his struggles quitting antidepressants, but his article—titled.

"Recovery Walk" Aims To Shatter Stigma Of Addiction - WHMI

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 09:22
"Recovery Walk" Aims To Shatter Stigma Of Addiction  WHMI

A family friendly event to help raise awareness and break the stigma of addiction returns to Howell later this month. Wake Up Livingston is holding its 3rd annual ...

Titan Receives Approval For Second Year Of NIDA Grant Funding For Development Of A Nalmefene Implant - BioSpace

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 07:02
Titan Receives Approval For Second Year Of NIDA Grant Funding For Development Of A Nalmefene Implant  BioSpace

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has approved ...

Titan Receives Approval For Second Year Of NIDA Grant Funding For Development Of A Nalmefene Implant - P&T Community

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 06:00
Titan Receives Approval For Second Year Of NIDA Grant Funding For Development Of A Nalmefene Implant  P&T Community

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has approved ...

Who's to blame for the nation's opioid crisis? Massive trial may answer that question - Los Angeles Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 06:00
Who's to blame for the nation's opioid crisis? Massive trial may answer that question  Los Angeles Times

For the families of the roughly 400,000 Americans who have died of opioid drug overdoses since 1999, a legal drama scheduled to unfold in an Ohio courtroom ...

We Didn’t Stand a Chance Against Opioids - The New Republic

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 04:01
We Didn’t Stand a Chance Against Opioids  The New Republic

Alaska's health clinics were founded to help indigenous people like my family. Thanks to the FDA and Big Pharma, the clinics unwittingly enabled a crisis ...

Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic - The Guardian

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-09-18 04:00
Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic  The Guardian

Aaron suffered an accidental OxyContin overdose in 2005, and today he is a quadriplegic who cannot speak.

A therapist-free rehab farm is helping addicts get back on their feet - INSIDER

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-09-17 09:49
A therapist-free rehab farm is helping addicts get back on their feet  INSIDER

Fleckenbühl in central Germany has no waiting lists or applications and takes in anyone willing to work to change their life around.

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