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Progressives still not satisfied with Pelosi drug plan - Politico

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 10:00
Progressives still not satisfied with Pelosi drug plan  Politico

Pharma avoids harm in new bipartisan pricing bills — Gene editing could complicate FDA appropriations bill.

Pain Management Program Reduces Opioid Prescriptions by 92% - Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 07:56
Pain Management Program Reduces Opioid Prescriptions by 92%  Xtelligent Healthcare Media

A pain management program reduced the amount of surgery patients going home with opioid prescriptions by 92 percent.

Twin Cities Orthopedics opioid guidelines program reduced prescriptions after orthopedic surgery - Healio

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 07:07
Twin Cities Orthopedics opioid guidelines program reduced prescriptions after orthopedic surgery  Healio

Twin Cities Orthopedics in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area has significantly reduced pain medication prescriptions and improved the habits for safe disposal of ...

Orthopedic surgeons, centers seek to be part of the solution to the opioid crisis - Healio

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 07:07
Orthopedic surgeons, centers seek to be part of the solution to the opioid crisis  Healio

The opioid crisis is a growing problem, and statistics show the opioid prescribing practices of orthopedic surgeons may contribute to this serious situation.

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 06:47
Friday, May 24, 2019  Kaiser Health News

The Republican's legislation, prepared with Sen. Patty Murray, the ranking Democrat on Alexander's health committee, would be an ambitious lift because it also ...

Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison - San Francisco Chronicle

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:03
Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison  San Francisco Chronicle

He couldn't escape the easy access to drugs in San Francisco's Tenderloin. He couldn't escape prison when he crossed the border into San Mateo County.

Review Describes Dangers Associated With Loperamide Abuse - Clinical Pain Advisor

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 04:19
Review Describes Dangers Associated With Loperamide Abuse  Clinical Pain Advisor

A recent review discusses the antidiarrheal medication loperamide and its potential for abuse in patients looking to self-treat opioid withdrawal symptoms or to ...

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial - Reuters

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 04:08
Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial  Reuters

Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid ...

Nation's First Opioid Trial Promises Long Odds, High Drama - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-05-23 23:14
Nation's First Opioid Trial Promises Long Odds, High Drama  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Finally, the public will hear the details in suits accusing Big Pharma of false marketing.

Deadly drug carfentanil back in London, police, health officials say - The London Free Press

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-05-23 13:03
Deadly drug carfentanil back in London, police, health officials say  The London Free Press

Police have found more evidence of the shockingly powerful illegal drug carfentanil in London, authorities said in a statement Thursday.Health Canada tested ...

Deadly drug carfentanil back in London, police, health officials say - The London Free Press

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-05-23 13:03
Deadly drug carfentanil back in London, police, health officials say  The London Free Press

Police have found more evidence of the shockingly powerful illegal drug carfentanil in London, authorities said in a statement Thursday.Health Canada tested ...

What’s happening Thursday in the north valley - Chico Enterprise-Record

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-05-23 04:01
What’s happening Thursday in the north valley  Chico Enterprise-Record

Silver Dollar Fair opens: 4 p.m. $1 fair admission today; free to children five and younger. Gates, buildings, carnival and Ag-zibit open. Tram services 3:30-11:30 ...

What’s happening Thursday in the north valley - Oroville Mercury Register

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-05-23 03:14
What’s happening Thursday in the north valley  Oroville Mercury Register

Silver Dollar Fair opens: 4 p.m. $1 fair admission today; free to children five and younger. Gates, buildings, carnival and Ag-zibit open. Tram services 3:30-11:30 ...

Fighting fentanyl: Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history - GoDanRiver.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-05-22 18:00
Fighting fentanyl: Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history  GoDanRiver.com

The president has called tackling the opioid epidemic a priority, but fentanyl overdose deaths continue to soar as federal resources fail to keep pace.

Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug... - Duluth News Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-05-22 12:24
Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug...  Duluth News Tribune

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio - In a dungeon-like jail in the center of this depressed farming town, 18 women in orange-and-white-striped prison ...

Can Cutting Off Opioids Too Quickly Harm Patients? Feds Say Yes. - Governing

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-05-22 06:18
Can Cutting Off Opioids Too Quickly Harm Patients? Feds Say Yes.  Governing

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration last month warned prescribers that abruptly cutting off high-dose ...

A life in recovery: From using his police badge to score to helping those in recovery - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-05-22 03:02
A life in recovery: From using his police badge to score to helping those in recovery  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Michael Lowe's addiction spilled into public view when he crashed his police cruiser. For the last decade, he has been quietly living a life of recovery.

A life in recovery: From using his police badge to score to helping those in recovery - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-05-22 03:02
A life in recovery: From using his police badge to score to helping those in recovery  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Michael Lowe's addiction spilled into public view when he crashed his police cruiser. For the last decade, he has been quietly living a life of recovery.

'I was playing a game of Russian roulette' | CBC News - CBC.ca

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-05-21 06:00
'I was playing a game of Russian roulette' | CBC News  CBC.ca

Joel Gotlib was a news anchor for CTV, on the air for nearly 14 years. But what many didn't know is that he was also an opioid addict.

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