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Opioid settlements spark debate on how to spend the money - North Carolina Health News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-08-19 02:21
Opioid settlements spark debate on how to spend the money  North Carolina Health News

As states' lawsuits against opioid manufacturers start to settle, advocates look to the two-decade old tobacco settlement for lessons.

Retired cop guides Arizona seniors as medical cannabis coach - PBS NewsHour

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2019-08-17 15:11
Retired cop guides Arizona seniors as medical cannabis coach  PBS NewsHour

As medical marijuana has become legal in much of the U.S., more senior citizens are starting to use it to manage pain and opioid addiction. In Arizona, one ...

Guest view: Exposing the truth about opioids - Opinion - Record-Courier

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 22:05
Guest view: Exposing the truth about opioids - Opinion  Record-Courier

The truth hurts. Also, the truth will set you free. Both old sayings receive validation in the The Post's continuing investigative reporting series on the history of the ...

Yellowstone County's opioid 'stewardship' to credit for lower ranking for use in state, pharmacist says - Fairfield Sun Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 16:45
Yellowstone County's opioid 'stewardship' to credit for lower ranking for use in state, pharmacist says  Fairfield Sun Times

When county-level data was released in July on per capita opioid shipments to Montana pharmacies, Yellowstone County wasn't in the top 10.

Daily Edition for Friday, August 16, 2019 - California Healthline

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 08:31
Daily Edition for Friday, August 16, 2019  California Healthline

DIY Tech Gives People More Freedom In Managing Diabetes. People with diabetes say they've been waiting for years for better technology to manage their ...

It's Not The Number of Pills--It's The Number of Deaths That Matter - Cato Institute

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 07:54
It's Not The Number of Pills--It's The Number of Deaths That Matter  Cato Institute

A letter to the editor in the August 14 New England Journal of Medicine by researchers at the University of Michigan proudly reported on the results of their effort, ...

How the Center on Addiction Helps Families Overcome Substance Abuse (Podcast) - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 06:05
How the Center on Addiction Helps Families Overcome Substance Abuse (Podcast)  The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The center focuses on helping families with prevention and recovery, new treatment and research, new media efforts to change the culture of addiction, and ...

Is tramadol a risky pain medication? - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-08-16 01:00
Is tramadol a risky pain medication? - Harvard Health Blog  Harvard Health

Tramadol is a unique prescription pain medicine similar to opioids. Research finds people taking it had a higher risk of dying than those taking other pain ...

Americans need to know the whole truth about the opioid crisis - The Washington Post

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-15 17:12
Americans need to know the whole truth about the opioid crisis  The Washington Post

THE TRUTH hurts. Also, the truth will set you free. Both old sayings receive validation in the The Post's continuing investigative reporting series on the history of ...

Doing the 'tramadol dance': What this latest craze says about pill addiction - Mail and Guardian

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-15 16:00
Doing the 'tramadol dance': What this latest craze says about pill addiction  Mail and Guardian

The illicit trade in this prescription painkiller has become the stuff of ballads and dance halls but its abuse is threatening to condemn those in real need to a life of ...

Million-dollar opioid drug ring started small, No. 2 says - ABC News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-15 14:52
Million-dollar opioid drug ring started small, No. 2 says  ABC News

A man who prosecutors call the second-in-command of a multimillion-dollar online opioid drug ring said Thursday the operation started small, when he needed ...

Michigan hospitals prescribing fewer opioids without increasing patient pain - Michigan Radio

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-15 14:16
Michigan hospitals prescribing fewer opioids without increasing patient pain  Michigan Radio

New guidelines set by the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (OPEN) and implemented by hospitals around the state have allowed surgeons to.

Program reduces opioid exposure, improves outcomes after cesarean delivery - Healio

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-15 09:55
Program reduces opioid exposure, improves outcomes after cesarean delivery  Healio

Enhanced recovery after surgery, or ERAS, programs may successfully reduce opioid exposure and improve outcomes in women who undergo elective ...

Titan Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results - BioSpace

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-08-14 20:00
Titan Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results  BioSpace

Titan Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results - read this article along with other careers information, tips and advice on BioSpace.

Doctors Can Reduce Opioid Prescriptions Without Patients Suffering : Shots - Health News - NPR

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-08-14 18:09
Doctors Can Reduce Opioid Prescriptions Without Patients Suffering : Shots - Health News  NPR

After a group of hospitals in Michigan implemented opioid prescribing guidelines, surgeons there reduced the number of pills they prescribed by around a third.

Letter to the Editor: Prescriptions aren't the problem - Duncan Banner

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-08-14 14:30
Letter to the Editor: Prescriptions aren't the problem  Duncan Banner

Editor,. Doctors “over-prescribing” opioids did not cause our “drug crisis.” Nearly half of all overdoses don't involve opioids at all. Among remaining drug-related ...

DEA data shows unusually high shipments of opioids to small-town Minnesota - Jamestown Sun

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-08-14 04:00
DEA data shows unusually high shipments of opioids to small-town Minnesota  Jamestown Sun

Pills were shipped in highest concentrations per capita to northern Minnesota during height of epidemic. Written By: Paul Scott | Aug 14th 2019 - 5am. AddThis ...

Fighting Fire with Fire: Taking on Opioid Addiction - University of Utah Health Care

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2019-08-14 02:28
Fighting Fire with Fire: Taking on Opioid Addiction  University of Utah Health Care

Aug 13, 2019 12:00 AM. Fighting Fire with Fire: Taking on Opioid Addiction. It seems counterintuitive to treat an addiction to a drug with another drug. However ...

A border wall is no solution to the opioid crisis - People's World

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-13 13:34
A border wall is no solution to the opioid crisis  People's World

This is the second article in a series on the nation's opioid and substance abuse crisis. The first article dealt with how the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers ...

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