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2 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

Tell doctors medical stories, and they'll remember more details

The preliminary results of their study indicate that, indeed, stories embedded with medical guidelines help doctors recall more facts than reading straight guidelines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Tori Spelling Drug Nightmare - Losing Custody of Children as...

If Tori Spelling doesn't get her act together, she could seriously risk losing custody of her children.

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

Boston.com

Gov. Deval Patrick Issues Tighter Restrictions for Painkiller Zohydro

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Pill mill doctor from Davie gets 5-plus years in prison

A Davie doctor who presided over what federal authorities termed a "nefarious" pill mill, and who meted out more than 12,000 prescriptions of highly addictive oxycodone in 10 months, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court to 70 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Davie, FL, Medicine, Drugs, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Daily Mail

Tori Spelling hit by claims she 'takes Vicodin and Oxycodone' amid...

Prince Charles and Camilla 'utterly devastated' as Duchess's brother Mark Shand, 62, dies after falling outside New York bar Retirement community sinkhole reopens four days after it was filled in and has now DOUBLED in size to 65 feet wide 'To me it was just bizarre.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Beverly Hills, 90210, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Tori Spelling, World News, Prince Charles

CNN

'Corrupt' town's ex-mayor guilty in drug case

The former mayor of a Florida city that successfully fought back an attempt to dissolve it over corruption has been found guilty of possessing and distributing oxycodone while he was in office.

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KYTX-TV News

Health Alert: Fight or Flight Linked to Spinal Cord]

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended against approving a new powerful prescription painkiller.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health, Pain

Drugs.com

QRxPharma Issues Statement On Moxduo Advisory Committee Meeting

QRxPharma announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee has voted to recommend against approval of Moxduo, an immediate release Dual OpioidA for the treatment of moderate to severe acute pain.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

The Washington Post

QRxPharma Plunges After U.S. Panel Fails to Back New Painkiller

QRxPharma Ltd. plunged the most since its initial share sale in 2007 after failing to win the backing of U.S. regulatory advisers for a painkiller that combines two opioids in an attempt to reduce side effects.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, Business News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS 47

FDA panel rejects new combination narcotic painkiller

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Related Topix: Blackshear, GA, Brunswick, GA, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

The Miami Herald

FDA panel rejects combination pain pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

ABC News

FDA Panel Rejects Combination Pain Pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

News Observer

Triangle firefighters, police train to revive drug overdose victims

A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Carrboro, NC, Wake County, NC, Hillsborough, NC, Healthcare Law, Law

WGBH

Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

Morphine and oxycodone are strong narcotic pain relievers on their own. Moxduo, a drug now up for FDA approval, would combine morphine and oxycodone in a single capsule.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star Tribune

FDA approval of opioid painkiller raises fears of abuse

Nearly half of the nation's 38,329 drug overdose deaths in 2010 involved painkillers like hydrocodone and oxycodone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

The Daily News-Record

#1 - NEW: Local Defense Attorney Arrested Anew

Harrisonburg Police charged Walter Green IV, 61, of Harrisonburg, was charged with felony possession of oxycodone, felony possession of Percocet and misdemeanor possession of lorazepam.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Medicine, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Rockingham County, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Broadway, VA

St. Petersburg Times

Oldsmar doctor faces more charges in pill mill investigation

Three years after he was arrested and accused of prescribing pain pills to people who didn't need them, Dr. Paul K. Awa of Oldsmar is facing a second battery of drug trafficking charges.

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Related Topix: Oldsmar, FL, Medicine, Hillsborough County, FL, Thonotosassa, FL

GlobeNewswire

Studies, Reporting Significant Reduction in Chronic Pain Via...

New study data, to be presented at this month's annual meeting of the American Pain Society in Tampa, report a sharp drop in the level of chronic pain reported by patients after using pharmacy compounded non-opioid prescription pain creams.

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Related Topix: Health, Pain, Chronic Pain

Cleveland.com

Road to hell: Prescription drugs took local teen from car accident to ...

Her story, told as an unnamed victim in the trial against the now-convicted child sex-trafficker Jeremy Mack , began with a car accident in 2008, her freshman year of high school, and the OxyContin prescription to deal with pain.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Times

On pot, take careful steps

That shift reflects a softer attitude among Americans toward the smoking of cannabis, most commonly known as pot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Maryland Government, Maryland

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