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2 hrs ago | BioSpace
Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. , a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs, today announced an enhancement of its Rexistaa abuse-deterrence technologies with a significant improvement designed to prevent overdose ... (more)
6 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix
It is the most common reason people seek medical marijuana: chronic pain. And while the jury may still be out on just how effective it is, a new study says medical marijuana appears to be having a positive effect on another health risk, which is killing Americans at a record rate.
9 hrs ago | East Bay Express
Earlier this summer, The Nation published a damning exposA© on pharmaceutical companies funding anti-marijuana groups like Community Anti-Drug Coalitions for America and members of Project SAM.
9 hrs ago | News Max
Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say.
13 hrs ago | The Morning Call
Pharmacist Frank DeGroot holds a bottle of OxyContin at the Belvidere Pharmacy in Belvidere, N.J. OxyContin is one of the prescription drugs Pennsylvania physicians would like to moniitor through a prescription drug database.
17 hrs ago | CNN
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17 hrs ago | CNN
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Mallinckrodt today announced that clinical data for its investigational opioid, MNK-155 and approved opioid combination product XARTEMIS XR Extended-Release Tablets will be presented at PAINWeek 2014, a national conference on pain for frontline practitioners, September 2-6, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A new study has found that in states where medical marijuana is legal, the rates of deaths due to overdoses of opioid painkillers are lower than in states where medical marijuana is illegal.
It's a scene we've seen across Indiana again and again -- crooks holding up pharmacies and demanding prescription drugs.
Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats.
In my first career as a pharmacist, I worked in more than 30 pharmacies across Nova Scotia, filling more than 100,000 prescriptions between 1990 and 1995.
The DEA's newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America's most prescribed drug: Vicodin.
Purdue Pharma L.P. and two affiliated companies are seeking to disqualify a former District of Columbia attorney general from representing the city of Chicago in its lawsuit against several drugmakers for allegedly seeking to misinform the public about the risks and benefits of opium-like pain medications.
Governor Lincoln Chafee and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor 15 Rhode Island police, firefighters, and EMTs next week for their life-saving heroics.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:47 pm
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