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Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from opioid overdoses - The Economist

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 18:00
Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from opioid overdoses  The Economist

THE GIRL looks like a typical teenager sitting on the bench of a fire station in Manchester, New Hampshire. But she is not. Just 19 years old, with acne still ...

The Story of a Blackout Benzo Addict - VICE

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 16:39
The Story of a Blackout Benzo Addict  VICE

The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.

Texas Doctors Want To Slow Down Start Of Prescription-Monitoring Program - Texas Public Radio

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 12:41
Texas Doctors Want To Slow Down Start Of Prescription-Monitoring Program  Texas Public Radio

The opioid epidemic killed more than 1300 Texans in 2016. The next year, state lawmakers passed legislation to mandate a prescription-monitoring program.

Elgin News Digest - Chicago Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 09:42
Elgin News Digest  Chicago Tribune

Residents can drop off unwanted medicines at the Dundee Township supervisor's office, 611 E. Main St., East Dundee. Prescription and over-the-counter pills, ...

Google Maps Can Now Help People Find Nearest Drug Disposal Locations - Tech Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 09:19
Google Maps Can Now Help People Find Nearest Drug Disposal Locations  Tech Times

Google Maps will combat the opioid crisis in the United States by showing users the location of the nearest drug disposals. The company partnered with ...

Miccosukee Tribe Sues Walgreens, CVS, and Purdue Pharma for Opioid Epidemic - Miami New Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-02-22 07:36
Miccosukee Tribe Sues Walgreens, CVS, and Purdue Pharma for Opioid Epidemic  Miami New Times

Native American tribes suffer the highest death rate from prescription opioid overdoses of any ethnic or racial group.

Drug treatment program where patients died operated unlicensed for years, with little action from state - 11Alive.com WXIA

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 23:01
Drug treatment program where patients died operated unlicensed for years, with little action from state  11Alive.com WXIA

The state sent several letters ordering the program to stop taking clients - all but one triggered by a fatal drug overdose at the facility. But it never closed its doors, ...

DEA agents raid Las Vegas medical clinic - News3LV

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 23:00
DEA agents raid Las Vegas medical clinic  News3LV

Drug Enforcement Agency agents are cracking down on doctors overprescribing powerful prescription painkillers. News 3 was there as the task force raided Mai ...

Opioid crisis leads to expanded drug drop-off effort - KATU

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 22:53
Opioid crisis leads to expanded drug drop-off effort  KATU

Dwight Holton is one of the people on the forefront of fighting Oregon's opioid crisis. Holton is a former United States Attorney for Oregon and now works as chief ...

Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from opioid overdoses - The Economist

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 21:53
Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from opioid overdoses  The Economist

THE GIRL looks like a typical teenager sitting on the bench of a fire station in Manchester, New Hampshire. But she is not. Just 19 years old, with acne still ...

Mushrooms as Medication? Psychedelics Could Be Subsequent Breakthrough Remedy - Infosurhoy

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 21:51
Mushrooms as Medication? Psychedelics Could Be Subsequent Breakthrough Remedy  Infosurhoy

From treating depression to helping manage alcohol addiction, researchers say legal medical “magic mushrooms” have many potential benefits. Share on ...

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown - Los Angeles Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 20:35
Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown  Los Angeles Times

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing ...

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown - Los Angeles Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 20:35
Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown  Los Angeles Times

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing ...

Drug users in Dublin consuming entire trays of prescription tablets - TheJournal.ie

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 18:05
Drug users in Dublin consuming entire trays of prescription tablets  TheJournal.ie

THE USE OF prescription medication is on the rise among drug users in Dublin's north inner city as tablets move from the medicine cabinet to the streets. “In the ...

Deposition: Purdue's Sackler embraced plan to conceal OxyContin’s strength from doctors - Courier Journal

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 16:56
Deposition: Purdue's Sackler embraced plan to conceal OxyContin’s strength from doctors  Courier Journal

This story is a collaboration between STAT and ProPublica. In May 1997, the year after Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin, its head of sales and marketing ...

Greece dentist goes 'opioid-free' in response to addiction crisis - 13WHAM-TV

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 15:47
Greece dentist goes 'opioid-free' in response to addiction crisis  13WHAM-TV

Greece, N. Y. - The sign on the door is the first thing patients see. It says, in part: "We are an opioid-free practice. " Dr Susan Bracker says it's also a sign of the ...

Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin's Strength From Doctors, Sealed Testimony Shows - HealthLeaders Media

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 12:45
Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin's Strength From Doctors, Sealed Testimony Shows  HealthLeaders Media

As OxyContin addiction spurred a national nightmare, a member of the family that has reaped billions of dollars from the painkiller boasted that sales exceeded ...

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