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'To be a mother, I would have to take pills': Meet a woman who defies stereotypes of addiction - Q13 FOX

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-21 00:24

Q13 FOX

'To be a mother, I would have to take pills': Meet a woman who defies stereotypes of addiction
Q13 FOX
“After becoming addicted I would have to take pills in order to function. To be a mother, I would have to take pills,” says Melissa. She quickly learned how to work the system. “I would go from doctor to doctor to doctor and these doctors, you know ...

Ky. attorney general sues opioid distributor - Williamson Daily News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-20 23:01

Newburgh Gazette

Ky. attorney general sues opioid distributor
Williamson Daily News
The biggest culprit was opioids, including prescription painkillers, heroin, and fentanyl - a synthetic, more potent form of the drug. The latest lawsuit accuses Cardinal Health of using misleading business practices to funnel huge volumes of highly ...
Kentucky Sues Cardinal Health Over State Opioid EpidemicInsurance Journal

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Pete Sessions turns opioid summit into odd warning about perils of pot - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-20 18:04

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Pete Sessions turns opioid summit into odd warning about perils of pot
Fort Worth Star Telegram
But his speech at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region VI Opioid Summit at UT Southwestern, twice diverted to the perils of marijuana, a subject none of the preceding five speakers broached in discussing the dangers of misuse of ...
Can marijuana cure the opioid crisis?Sonoma West (blog)

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Air Force veteran's wife speaks about addiction stigma in WCH - Record Herald

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-20 17:19

Record Herald

Air Force veteran's wife speaks about addiction stigma in WCH
Record Herald
At the Veteran's Administration, Zach had been prescribed pain pills to treat the symptoms of his back injury from his deployment to Iraq. “His addiction started with pain pills at the Veteran's Administration,” said Krista. “He is a disabled veteran ...

We're Getting Closer to Vaccines to Combat Drug Addiction - Futurism

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-20 13:13

AlterNet

We're Getting Closer to Vaccines to Combat Drug Addiction
Futurism
When the prescription runs out and they are no longer able to get it filled, they may try to obtain it illegally. They may be motivated to buy or steal medication to help combat their pain. Some patients end up taking illegal street drugs, like heroin ...
Few left untouched by sustained drug epidemicWilmington News Journal, OH
Is The Current Opioid Crisis A Class Issue?AlterNet

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How a Brentwood family is working to break the stigma surrounding addiction - The Tennessean

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-20 05:00

The Tennessean

How a Brentwood family is working to break the stigma surrounding addiction
The Tennessean
More: Combating Tennessee's opioid crisis: More than a dozen legislative proposals introduced. ? More: Outgoing TN opioid czar calls for using controversial 'harm-reduction' drugs. ? Interactive map: Opioid prescriptions are declining, but some ...

Life After Addiction: One Niagara County woman's path back to a happy, healthy life - WKBW-TV

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 21:56

WKBW-TV

Life After Addiction: One Niagara County woman's path back to a happy, healthy life
WKBW-TV
It was that desire that ultimately led her to experiment with prescription pills. "It was literally of picture of a person that was on death's door." "Just things that honestly kids' parents had at home. Things that were in the medicine cabinet," says ...

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Primary Care, ED Docs Discuss Addiction Tx Challenges - MedPage Today

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 16:13

Primary Care, ED Docs Discuss Addiction Tx Challenges
MedPage Today
WASHINGTON -- Trying to wean opioid-dependent patients off the drugs or get them into medication-assisted treatment presents a number of challenges for physicians in various settings, several speakers said at an event here sponsored by the Duke ...

SJ assemblyman wants warning labels on opioid prescriptions - Vineland Daily Journal

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 15:06

Vineland Daily Journal

SJ assemblyman wants warning labels on opioid prescriptions
Vineland Daily Journal
"I think if you approach the disease of addiction head-on, you end up frustrated," Armato said. "You have to chip at it, and when you chip enough at it, that's when you start to see a difference." Armato on Feb. 9 announced the introduction of ...

More beds for addiction treatment are coming to New Orleans, with new Odyssey House facility - NOLA.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 14:31

NOLA.com

More beds for addiction treatment are coming to New Orleans, with new Odyssey House facility
NOLA.com
After the Medicaid expansion in June 2016, state officials pushed for legislation to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions and the number of pills prescribed for Medicaid patients. Edwards explained that the state has seen some success with these ...

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Kentucky attorney general sues opioid distributor - The Bellingham Herald

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 11:13

Lexington Herald Leader

Kentucky attorney general sues opioid distributor
The Bellingham Herald
Kentucky's attorney general filed a lawsuit Monday against another pharmaceutical distributor linked to a drug pipeline inundating the state with dangerously addictive opioid painkillers. Cardinal Health was accused by Attorney General Andy Beshear of ...
As Kentucky addicts died, drug company 'flooded' state with more pills, lawsuit saysLexington Herald Leader

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What happened to Billy in Coronation Street, why is he addicted to drugs and who's his brother Lee? - The Sun

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-19 08:55

The Sun

What happened to Billy in Coronation Street, why is he addicted to drugs and who's his brother Lee?
The Sun
What happened to Billy in Coronation Street? Troubled Billy Mayhew - played by Daniel Brocklebank - is currently battling a crippling addiction to prescription painkillers on the ITV soap. It all started when he injured himself after he fell off a ...

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Sessions says Justice Department going after doctors profiting from pill mills - Washington Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-18 19:51

Washington Times

Sessions says Justice Department going after doctors profiting from pill mills
Washington Times
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that the Justice Department is prosecuting more physicians charged with profiting off of so-called “pill mills” as part of the agency's effort to combat the opioid crisis. “I've been to 30, 40 United States Attorney ...

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5 ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis - St. Cloud Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-18 17:18

Duluth News Tribune

5 ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
St. Cloud Times
Local and state leaders are pushing for new oversight of dangerous prescription painkillers that often lead to opioid addiction. Lawmakers are also pushing for new funding and allocating more resources for prevention and treatment efforts. Here are ...
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has ...Duluth News Tribune
We need federal limits on prescribing opioidsThe Hill

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Medicaid, Marijuana And Me: An Ex-Opioid Addict's Take On American Drug Denial - Forbes

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-18 12:33

Forbes

Medicaid, Marijuana And Me: An Ex-Opioid Addict's Take On American Drug Denial
Forbes
These privileges couldn't prevent my pain or addiction, but they soften every blow, and give me many chances to recover in life. As one of millions of Americans with substance abuse disorders involving prescription painkillers, I was also fortunate to ...

One Minnesota couple's story of addiction and loss - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-18 06:02

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

One Minnesota couple's story of addiction and loss
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Ryan was sober when he started dating Anne, but that quickly changed. A few months into their relationship, he was using methamphetamine, prescription pills and later heroin. Ryan was close with his brother Eric, whom he liked to spend time with and ...

Opioid Addiction Crisis Is Targeted From Multiple Angles - U.S. News & World Report

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-17 23:05

Opioid Addiction Crisis Is Targeted From Multiple Angles
U.S. News & World Report
Deb Bailey, executive director of governmental affairs at Northeast Georgia Health System, said the hospital first made changes in 2012 regarding prescription painkillers in the emergency room. "In 2012, we were the first in the state to decide that a ...

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Making a difference one pill at a time - Marshalltown Times Republican

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-17 22:36

Marshalltown Times Republican

Making a difference one pill at a time
Marshalltown Times Republican
Unfortunately, this abuse can result in injury, death, or lead the abuser down a more destructive path of heroin addiction. Consequently area law enforcement, in partnership with SATUCI, have been working in partnership three and one-half years to ...

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