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Friday | Fox News

Fears of addiction keep cancer patients from getting pain relief

Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Don't Waste Your Money: Pain pills could be deadly

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Research shows 25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths in states allowing medical marijuana

On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Courier News

Study: Medical pot might reduce drug overdose deaths

Access to medical marijuana appears to have saved thousands of lives over the past few years by reducing accidental overdose deaths from drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

Newswise

Penn Study Shows 25 Percent Fewer Opioid-Related Deaths in States Allowing Medical Marijuana

Philadelphia - On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Aug 21, 2014

HON

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is going ahead with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a surge in dangerous addictions across the United States.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Fox News

Heroin in the suburbs: An American epidemic

How could one little pill, legally prescribed to millions of people, be a dangerous way to have a good time? Mike Duggan remembers those words.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Consumer Reports: Deadly pain pills

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Home

Ex-Burlington cop guilty in drug scheme

A former Burlington police officer will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to charges in connection with a scheme in which he falsified prescriptions to pocket more than 260 Percocets and collected tens of thousands of dollars in false disability claims.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Medicine

Verde Independent

MATForce hails state ed on prescription drug abuse

The doctor who for years has led the Yavapai County Substance Abuse Coalition campaign to slow the number of prescriptions written for opioid pain relievers, is hailing the new educational outreach by Arizona's two state medical boards.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Guardian

Provincial court judge Orr says P.E.I. has significant drug problem

A 53-year-old Charlottetown man who was arrested as part of the Operation Clean Sweep drug raids earlier this year was sentenced Friday to 12 months in jail for drug trafficking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WKYT

Investigates: The wrath of Roxy

Police in London said pain pills remain the main problem in the city. Detective Jimmy Phelps has been working narcotics in the area for forty years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

FDA approves controversial new pain medication

Consumer Reports would like to have the FDA reconsider the release of Zohydro ER due to the addictive nature of opioids.

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

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Medical Daily

Painkillers May Do More Harm Than Good; Even Tylenol, Ibuprofen Can Be Risky

A new analysis from Consumer Reports reveals that the ease with which people have been overdosing on prescription painkillers hasn't lessened.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Fri Aug 01, 2014

CBS News

Prescription painkiller overdoses skyrocket

An investigation just published by Consumer Reports finds use of prescription painkillers has continued to rise , despite efforts to raise awareness about the dangers these drugs pose.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration

Keizertimes.com

Another drug

I know it is too early but come November we will be asked to vote for or against the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.

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

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