Prescription Pills Addiction News

A Hidden Heroin Addiction - KELOLAND TV

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-12-13 22:01
A Hidden Heroin Addiction  KELOLAND TV

A 22-year-old woman and her mother talk about her struggles with heroin addiction.

Australian Financial Review - The Australian Financial Review

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:45
Australian Financial Review  The Australian Financial Review

Is Australia finally catching the microdosing wave that helps creatives focus?

Former UPMC radiologist headed to federal prison for illegal prescriptions - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-12-13 12:19
Former UPMC radiologist headed to federal prison for illegal prescriptions  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a former UPMC doctor's plea to avoid jail for writing Vicodin prescriptions to feed his own addiction and that of a fellow ...

America’s opioid tragedy - The Economist

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-12-13 09:44
America’s opioid tragedy  The Economist

American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts. By Chris McGreal. PublicAffairs; 304 pages; $27. Faber & Faber; £12.99. TO CALL WILLIAMSON, West ...

Mexican Officials Bust Fentanyl Lab in Mexico City - U.S. News & World Report

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-12-13 00:27
Mexican Officials Bust Fentanyl Lab in Mexico City  U.S. News & World Report

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A laboratory in Mexico City suspected of producing the powerful opioid fentanyl was raided on Wednesday, officials said, in a rare ...

Opioid crisis fast facts - WQAD Moline

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2018-12-12 15:29
Opioid crisis fast facts  WQAD Moline

Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid epidemic, as more than two million Americans have become dependent on or abused prescription pain ...

New prescription drug is giving hope to opioid addicts - Chicago Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 17:42
New prescription drug is giving hope to opioid addicts  Chicago Tribune

For 16 years, prescription opioids ruled Jo Pagel's life. From 2001 to 2017, she battled cancerous tumors in her breasts, lymph nodes and uterus while fighting.

New prescription drug is giving hope to opioid addicts - Chicago Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 17:42
New prescription drug is giving hope to opioid addicts  Chicago Tribune

For 16 years, prescription opioids ruled Jo Pagel's life. From 2001 to 2017, she battled cancerous tumors in her breasts, lymph nodes and uterus while fighting.

Doctor charged with manslaughter in opioid overdose death - The Boston Globe

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 14:02
Doctor charged with manslaughter in opioid overdose death  The Boston Globe

A Dracut physician has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2016 death of a woman who overdosed on opioids that he had prescribed, the first ...

Doctor charged with manslaughter in opioid overdose death - The Boston Globe

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 14:02
Doctor charged with manslaughter in opioid overdose death  The Boston Globe

A Dracut physician has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2016 death of a woman who overdosed on opioids that he had prescribed, the first ...

Ex-Maryland pharmacist gets 40 months for trading drugs for sex - MyAJC

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 10:53
Ex-Maryland pharmacist gets 40 months for trading drugs for sex  MyAJC

A former Maryland pharmacist was sentenced Monday to 40 months in jail for filling fraudulent prescr...

Ex-Maryland pharmacist gets 40 months for trading drugs for sex - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 10:50
Ex-Maryland pharmacist gets 40 months for trading drugs for sex  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A former Maryland pharmacist was sentenced Monday to 40 months in jail for filling fraudulent prescr...

Beech Grove Walmart fight: How a Navy veteran humiliated in viral video found redemption - Indianapolis Star

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 05:00
Beech Grove Walmart fight: How a Navy veteran humiliated in viral video found redemption  Indianapolis Star

Rebecca Mills is the woman who got out of a scooter and wrestled with another woman in the Beech Grove Walmart. But that doesn't define her.

Beech Grove Walmart fight: How a Navy veteran humiliated in viral video found redemption - Indianapolis Star

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 05:00
Beech Grove Walmart fight: How a Navy veteran humiliated in viral video found redemption  Indianapolis Star

Rebecca Mills is the woman who got out of a scooter and wrestled with another woman in the Beech Grove Walmart. But that doesn't define her.

Opioid town hall meeting at Lee College Wednesday - The Baytown Sun

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-12-11 00:00
Opioid town hall meeting at Lee College Wednesday  The Baytown Sun

A town hall focusing on opioid dependence and abuse within the community is being hosted by Dist. 128 Rep. Briscoe Cain from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in ...

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

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-12-10 23:48
What’s happening Tuesday in the north valley  Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Seed Orchard: Pedestrian gate; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Main gate, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. drive-thru Monday-Friday. 209 acres. Tree Farm. No drinking water.

Wisdom teeth surgery puts some youths at addiction risk - Duluth News Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-12-10 15:03
Wisdom teeth surgery puts some youths at addiction risk  Duluth News Tribune

For older teenagers and young adults, the extraction of wisdom teeth is a painful rite of passage. A new study suggests that it's probably made more perilous by ...

Drug disposal pouches make Northwest Indiana debut - Chicago Tribune

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-12-10 14:15
Drug disposal pouches make Northwest Indiana debut  Chicago Tribune

Small disposable deactivation pouches that can neutralize prescription drugs are now available in Northwest Indiana. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson ...

HealthFeed Blog - University of Utah Health Care

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-12-10 13:42
HealthFeed Blog  University of Utah Health Care

U of U Health provides expert health news and information via its Health Feed. Interested in issues like organ health, weight loss, or environmental concerns?

Prescriptions — and overdoses — are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal - Philly.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-12-10 09:51
Prescriptions — and overdoses — are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal  Philly.com

Experts say an explosion of benzodiazepine prescriptions in the middle of an opioid crisis is particularly concerning, because both drugs become much deadlier ...

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