Prescription Pills Addiction

What HHS Secretary Tom Price said about opioid addiction ... - PolitiFact

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:35

What HHS Secretary Tom Price said about opioid addiction ...
PolitiFact
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price raised an uproar after being quoted by a West Virginia newspaper as saying that a type of treatment for people ...

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Matt Baier Comes Clean About His Pill Addiction Issues - The Stir

Fri, 2017-05-26 09:30

The Stir

Matt Baier Comes Clean About His Pill Addiction Issues
The Stir
I had a drug relapse this year for the first time with prescription pills. I fell back into my addiction for about two months around December. I was taking a good amount of pills and I was killing the pain. Before I knew it I was back in the cycle ...
Matt Baier says pain pill relapse blackout caused Vegas rageStarcasm.net
Matt Baier Admits He Had Relapsed On Drugs When He Flipped Out On Fiancee AmberThe Inquisitr

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Young man from Fraser speaks out after his addiction landed... - WDIV Detroit

Thu, 2017-05-25 21:47

WDIV Detroit

Young man from Fraser speaks out after his addiction landed...
WDIV Detroit
Two million Americans suffer from opioid addiction, and drug overdose has surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental deaths. A Macomb County man is opening up from behind prison walls about the dangers of prescription drugs and what ...

Nevada's Top FBI Official Talks Terror, Opioid Addiction - KTVN

Thu, 2017-05-25 18:10

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Nevada's Top FBI Official Talks Terror, Opioid Addiction
KTVN
Many of the overdoses were a result of prescription pills like Oxycontin. "That medicine then becomes the focus of their drug seeking and they will continue to look out for any drug opportunities, legal or illegal, to feed that addiction," Rouse said ...

Addiction experts question FDA's suggestion to cap opioid ... - ModernHealthcare.com

Thu, 2017-05-25 14:23

Addiction experts question FDA's suggestion to cap opioid ...
ModernHealthcare.com
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has suggested that limiting painkiller prescriptions could be a key tool to battle the opioid addiction crisis gripping the nation.

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They were supposed to help people suffering from addiction. Then ... - Vox

Thu, 2017-05-25 08:40

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They were supposed to help people suffering from addiction. Then ...
Vox
The two counselors at a drug treatment halfway house in Chester County, Pennsylvania, were supposed to help others recover from their addictions. But they ...
Addiction counsellors OD at Pennsylvania drug centre - BBC NewsBBC News

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City set to proceed with opioid lawsuit - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Thu, 2017-05-25 02:49

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

City set to proceed with opioid lawsuit
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
BLUEFIELD — Bluefield's board of directors have given the green light to the city to proceed with a lawsuit related to the opioid epidemic and influx of addictive prescription drugs. Board member Mike Gibson asked the board at its Tuesday evening ...

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Drug Counselors Overdose at Addiction Facility - FOX40

Wed, 2017-05-24 22:19

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Drug Counselors Overdose at Addiction Facility
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NORWICH, CT - MARCH 23: Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display on March 23, 2016 in Norwich, CT. On March 15, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), announced guidelines for doctors to reduce the amount of ...

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Vet warns drug addicts are purposefully hurting their pets to score painkillers - AOL

Wed, 2017-05-24 09:14

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Vet warns drug addicts are purposefully hurting their pets to score painkillers
AOL
Drug addicts have reportedly discovered a horrific new way to score their next high: hurting their own pets to get prescription pain pills. Tramadol, a medication traditionally prescribed for pain relief and arthritis in pets, is increasingly being ...

OUR VIEW: Be part of discussion on opioid addiction - Utica Observer Dispatch

Wed, 2017-05-24 01:27

Utica Observer Dispatch

OUR VIEW: Be part of discussion on opioid addiction
Utica Observer Dispatch
But the ready availability of so many prescription painkillers sparked an epidemic of opioid addiction. Some patients became unwittingly addicted, while others misused their pills, not following prescription directions. More recently, doctors like ...

Op-Ed: The Opioid-Addiction Industrial Complex — America's Dirty Secret - NJ Spotlight

Tue, 2017-05-23 22:36

NJ Spotlight

Op-Ed: The Opioid-Addiction Industrial Complex — America's Dirty Secret
NJ Spotlight
Last year, doctors wrote approximately 300 million opioid pain pill prescriptions for the 330 million people who live in the United States. This is as clear a model for addiction crisis if there ever were one. Last year, abuse of prescription pain ...

Editorial: Stay the course on opioid fight - The Detroit News

Tue, 2017-05-23 21:24

The Detroit News

Editorial: Stay the course on opioid fight
The Detroit News
If you don't know someone battling an addiction to prescription opioid drugs or heroin, it's likely you will in the near future. Michigan ranks 18th in the nation for all overdose deaths, and in the Detroit area alone the numbers of abuse and overdose ...

No free passes: Everyone must own the problem of opioid addiction if we're to turn this crisis around - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 2017-05-23 17:07

Minneapolis Star Tribune

No free passes: Everyone must own the problem of opioid addiction if we're to turn this crisis around
Minneapolis Star Tribune
According to the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, an estimated 126 million Americans reported suffering from some form of severe or chronic pain, and an estimated 2.1 million Americans are addicted to prescription painkillers. In 2017, the number ...

One-In-Three Millennials Knows Someone With An Addiction To Painkillers - The Daily Caller

Tue, 2017-05-23 14:16

One-In-Three Millennials Knows Someone With An Addiction To Painkillers
The Daily Caller
A growing body of the U.S. population, particularly the millennial generation, knows someone struggling with addiction to prescription painkillers. A survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released Monday shows more than 25 percent of ...

Opioid Addiction: Conquering Pain Without Pills - WAVY-TV

Tue, 2017-05-23 11:32

Opioid Addiction: Conquering Pain Without Pills
WAVY-TV
“Percocet and Darvocet were prescribed,” Silverstein recalls. “For 10 days and sometimes 30 days at a time, and that would cause some problems.” He didn't like what the pills were doing to him -- making him nauseous, irritable, hard to get along with ...

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1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll - Lincoln Journal Star

Mon, 2017-05-22 23:48

Lincoln Journal Star

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll
Lincoln Journal Star
MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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New implant helps opioid addicts kick the habit - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-05-22 20:06

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New implant helps opioid addicts kick the habit
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After a routine trip to the dentist to get a tooth pulled, she was prescribed Percocet and Oxycontin, two powerful painkillers. She became addicted and shortly after her life fell apart. "Rock bottom, really bad. I stopped taking care of myself, I let ...

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Addicts are hurting pets to score their pain pills, vets warn | Fox17 - Fox17

Mon, 2017-05-22 18:46

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Addicts are hurting pets to score their pain pills, vets warn | Fox17
Fox17
Drug addicts, in some extreme cases, have discovered a new opportunity to score their next fix: hurting their own pets to get the prescription pain pills.
Addicts turning on pets for prescription opioid medication | KEYEKEYE TV

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Betrayed by the doctors who turned us into DRUG ADDICTS: How a nation of patients became hooked on prescription ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-05-22 15:28

Daily Mail

Betrayed by the doctors who turned us into DRUG ADDICTS: How a nation of patients became hooked on prescription ...
Daily Mail
To add insult to injury, when Fiona managed to wean herself off this medication (like many others, she had to go it alone, as there is virtually no support for innocent drug addicts), she suffered terrible long-term withdrawal symptoms that doctors ...

Ativan: What You Need to Know About Chris Cornell's... - RollingStone.com

Mon, 2017-05-22 14:07

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Ativan: What You Need to Know About Chris Cornell's...
RollingStone.com
Ativan is the brand name for lorazepam, a type of benzodiazepine medication used foremost to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders in the short term. Benzodiazepines – or "benzos," as they're commonly called – are a broad class of highly-addictive ...

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