Prescription Pills Addiction

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

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.

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel - WIRED

Tue, 2019-05-21 05:00
The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel  WIRED

The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their ...

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

Tue, 2019-05-21 03:03
What’s happening Tuesday in the north valley  Chico Enterprise-Record

Friends of the Library: 7 p.m. Patrick Newell, dean of the Meriam Library at Chico State University, will be guest speaker at this annual meeting, open to the ...

Rapid Opioid Cutoff Is Risky Too, Feds Warn - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Mon, 2019-05-20 23:10
Rapid Opioid Cutoff Is Risky Too, Feds Warn  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Two federal agencies caution doctors not to taper high-dose pain patients too quickly.

Nurse fights after facing daughter's opioid addiction - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Mon, 2019-05-20 16:50
Nurse fights after facing daughter's opioid addiction  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Nurse practitioner Elizabeth Cook was floored to learn her own daughter was addicted to opioids. "Honestly my pride said 'Not my child.'" Now, she's fighting for.

The high cost of whether you can afford your medicine - The Philadelphia Tribune

Mon, 2019-05-20 11:58
The high cost of whether you can afford your medicine  The Philadelphia Tribune

In the latest confirmation of the disfunction and inefficiency of the American healthcare system, recent revelations have disclosed the extent to which Big Pharma ...

Why Did Opioid Overdose Deaths Drop 50% in Chittenden County? - vtdigger.org

Sun, 2019-05-19 23:00
Why Did Opioid Overdose Deaths Drop 50% in Chittenden County?  vtdigger.org

Easier and faster access to medication-assisted treatment, efforts to blunt the impact of fentanyl significantly reduced the number of overdose deaths.

In addressing opioid crisis, Texas lawmakers shy away from controversial bills - Austin American-Statesman

Sun, 2019-05-19 17:40
In addressing opioid crisis, Texas lawmakers shy away from controversial bills  Austin American-Statesman

State lawmakers are taking aim at the opioid crisis this session largely through education initiatives and regulations on prescribing of opioids, letting some of the ...

In addressing opioid crisis, Texas lawmakers shy away from controversial bills - Austin American-Statesman

Sun, 2019-05-19 17:40
In addressing opioid crisis, Texas lawmakers shy away from controversial bills  Austin American-Statesman

State lawmakers are taking aim at the opioid crisis this session largely through education initiatives and regulations on prescribing of opioids, letting some of the ...

Adair County holds 2nd summit on opioids - Devil's Lake Daily Journal

Sun, 2019-05-19 06:36
Adair County holds 2nd summit on opioids  Devil's Lake Daily Journal

The second Adair County Opioid Summit began Monday with a simple statement from Adair County Health Department Administrator Jim LeBaron: “Opioid use ...

Adair County holds 2nd summit on opioids - Linn County Leader

Sun, 2019-05-19 00:12
Adair County holds 2nd summit on opioids  Linn County Leader

The second Adair County Opioid Summit began Monday with a simple statement from Adair County Health Department Administrator Jim LeBaron: “Opioid use ...

Drug abuse prevention, education key - Martinsburg Journal

Sat, 2019-05-18 22:00
Drug abuse prevention, education key  Martinsburg Journal

Some children are already using drugs at the age of 12 or 13, according to studies like the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. These kids, researchers ...

Local teen tackling opioid abuse - Brookings Register

Sat, 2019-05-18 09:21
Local teen tackling opioid abuse  Brookings Register

A Brookings 14-year-old's innovative approach to prevent tampering and misuse of opioid pills won a first-place Addiction Science Award at the 2019 Intel ...

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing - The New York Times

Sat, 2019-05-18 03:00
In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing  The New York Times

The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing - The New York Times

Fri, 2019-05-17 22:10
In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing  The New York Times

BALTIMORE — Heroin has ravaged this city since the early 1960s, fueling desperation and crime that remain endemic in many neighborhoods. But lately ...

Augmentin: Side effects, dosage, uses, and more - Medical News Today

Fri, 2019-05-17 14:06
Augmentin: Side effects, dosage, uses, and more  Medical News Today

Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) is a prescription medication that's used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs called ...

Patient groups, pharma cheer CMS retreat on protected class change - Politico

Fri, 2019-05-17 10:00
Patient groups, pharma cheer CMS retreat on protected class change  Politico

House clears 3 drug pricing measures — Medicaid takes on spread pricing.

Project to deter opioid tampering wins top Addiction Science Award - National Institutes of Health

Fri, 2019-05-17 08:52
Project to deter opioid tampering wins top Addiction Science Award  National Institutes of Health

A 14-year-old's innovative approach to prevent tampering and misuse of opioid pills won a first place Addiction Science Award at the 2019 Intel International ...

She moved to Mississippi so she could take kratom legally. Here's why that could end. - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Fri, 2019-05-17 02:15
She moved to Mississippi so she could take kratom legally. Here's why that could end.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

One kratom user says the herbal supplement saved her from an opioid addiction. People who want to ban kratom say it's dangerous.

She moved to Mississippi so she could take kratom legally. Here's why that could end. - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Fri, 2019-05-17 02:15
She moved to Mississippi so she could take kratom legally. Here's why that could end.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

One kratom user says the herbal supplement saved her from an opioid addiction. People who want to ban kratom say it's dangerous.