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Sunday Apr 13 |

Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction

The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him.


Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

O'Fallon Police: Ex-detective stole drugs from evidenceO'Fallon...

A former O'Fallon police detective has been arrested and charged for stealing drugs from evidence packages for his addiction, according to O'Fallon Police.


Related Topix: O'Fallon, MO, St Charles County, MO, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Annexation Bad News For Crimea's Rehab Patients

Crimea's annexation by Russia is set to bring far-reaching changes to its 2.3 million inhabitants.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, World News, Ukraine,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Washington Times

Doctor's license suspended after clinic raided

The Montana Board of Medical Examiners has suspended the medical license of a Florence physician whose clinic was raided last week by federal agents who were investigating his prescription-writing practices.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Heroin task force focuses on treatment options, availability in Madison County

"Rachel" was a young mother in an unhappy marriage, who had no idea her stress headaches would lead to a decade-long struggle with addiction.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Crimea side-effect: Addicts deprived of methadone

Every morning, Sergei Kislov takes the bus to the rundown outskirts of this port city for the methadone doses that keep him off heroin without suffering withdrawal.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs

ABC News

Crimea Side-Effect: Addicts Deprived of Methadone

Every morning, Sergei Kislov takes the bus to the rundown outskirts of this port city for the methadone doses that keep him off heroin without suffering withdrawal.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Zogenix Statement: Let's Get the Facts Straight About Zohydro ER

As informed health care experts and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have noted for the record, Zohydro ER is no more potent than any other hydrocodone medication available.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Compass

One man's addiction: The first in a two-part series

Buying the high-end sport utility vehicle was a big moment for the 27-year-old. It marked one year of his success in the province's methadone program.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic)

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Dentist was writing prescriptions in exchange for drugs for his own use, lieutenant says

Cook said Purmell, 59, had a drug problem himself and wrote prescriptions for Vicodin, methadone and codeine, all pain medications, and promethazine, used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions and to relax and sedate patients.


Related Topix: Drugs, Dentistry, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Pain

Sun Mar 23, 2014


Painkillers and heroin; on the road to addiction

I have read with great interest, concern and self reflection recently about the alarming use of opioid pain medications leading to heroin use and consequent overdoses causing the deaths of many of the users.


Related Topix: Drugs, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Medicine, Opinion

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Debra Chew: Thinking Outside The Prescription Bottle For Pain Relief

Most people do not like pain. That's a pretty safe thing to say. Whether it is physical, mental, or emotional paina .individuals, groups and organizations have been working for thousands of years to find relief for all types.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Aromatherapy

US Pharmacist

Prescription Pain Medication Overdoses in the United States

Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York According to the Drug Abuse Warning Network, a public-health surveillance system, 49% of the 5.1 million drug-related emergency room visits made in 2011 were attributed to pharmaceutical misuse or abuse and ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Jamaica, NY, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

The Citizens' Voice

White Haven couple get probation for delayed treatment of daughter

A White Haven couple pleaded no contest Tuesday to allegations they delayed medical treatment to their 6-year-old daughter after she overdosed on methadone.

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Related Topix: White Haven, PA, Medicine, Luzerne County, PA, Family, Parenting

Widnes pharmacy vows to carry on despite mysterious 'sabotage'

Pharmacist Paul Doherty says he has no idea who is behind the 'sabotage' but he has vowed to continue serving the local community.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Mar 18, 2014

CBC News

Recovering addicts feel like 2nd-class citizens in some pharmacies

Evan Dyer has been a journalist with CBC for 15 years, after an early career as a freelancer in Argentina.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Canada,