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Saturday | NorthJersey.com

Hundreds march to raise awareness of drug abuse in Bergen County

Anne Pless, left front, and Susan MacMillan, right front, lead the walk as they arrive at Northern Highlands during the walk.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bergen County, NJ, Mahwah, NJ, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Marietta Times

Doctors overprescribe dangerous, addictive drugs that lead to heroin use

The article on prosecuting heroin dealers for the deaths of their customers was very thought provoking.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Civil Commitment: If You Build It They Will Come

Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 123, Section 35 permits the court to involuntarily commit to an inpatient substance abuse treatment someone whose alcohol or drug use puts themselves or others at risk.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Drugs, ACLU, State Prisons, Prison, Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Virginia Business

EVZIO now available in the U.S.

Richmond-based Kaleo announced Tuesday that its handheld auto-injector for opioid overdoses is now available.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Washington Times

Prescription opioids kill about 300 people yearly

Prescription opioids claimed the lives of about 300 people each year from 2006 to 2012, according to data from the state Department of Health Services.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Pain, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Surge In Painkiller Prescriptions Has Deadly Consequences

According to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, doctors wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioid painkillers in 2012, enough for every adult in the country to have their own bottle of pills.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Tue Jul 01, 2014

GPB.org

State Of The Painkiller Nation: Wide Variation In Prescription Rates

There's no getting around the fact that the abuse of prescription painkillers is a huge problem in the U.S. Prescription drug overdoses now kill more people each year than car crashes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Pain, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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