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  1. 1 person faces charges for attempting to smuggle drugs into federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Correctional Service of Canada say a visitor to Dorchester Penitentiary was caught with multiple packages containing contraband on Feb. 20. Officials say 41.2 grams of hydromorphone beads were confiscated, which is estimated to be worth more than $2,000 inside the institution.

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  2. Glace Bay teens arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Chronicle Herald

    Two Glace Bay teens have been charged with drug trafficking and weapons offences after police searched a home on Holland Street in Reserve Mines. Both are charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, marijuana, mushrooms, Ritalin, oxycodone and cannibis resin, as well as possession of hydromorphone and dextroamphetamine.

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  3. Two Cape Bretoners face multiple drug offencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cape Breton Post

    One of two people charged this week with drug offences has been released from custody while the second is to have a bail hearing Monday. Matthew Isaiah Degaust, 19, of Holland Street, Reserve Mines, and Katelyn Taylor McInnis, 19, of Birkley Street, Glace Bay, are both charged with six counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking involving marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone, psilocybin and Ritalin.

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  4. 2 doctors face up to 20 years in prison for running a $40...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | News Times

    Two Alabama doctors face up to 20 years in prison for running an opioid "pill mill" out of their two mobile clinics. were found guilty of over-prescribing addictive and sometimes deadly pain killers to their patients, receiving illegal kickbacks from drugmaker Insys Therapeutics, and engaging in insurance fraud.

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  5. Seizure of contraband at Dorchester PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    On Monday, Feb 20, 2017, at about 1:45 p.m., staff members confiscated multiple packages containing contraband from a visitor to Dorchester Penitentiary, a multi-level security federal institution. This seizure is the result of the combined efforts of correctional officers and security intelligence officers.

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  6. 5 charged, nearly $25K in drugs seized in 2 separate drug bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | GlobalNews

    Five people are facing multiple charges in connection to two separate drug busts in the city on Thursday, London police said. According to investigators, members of the Canadian Border Services Agency notified the RCMP on Sunday that a package destined for a London address had been seized.

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  7. Current management practices for patients presenting with low back...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | BioMed Central

    Low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability. Presentations to the emergency department are common and consume significant healthcare resources.

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  8. Canada: A case study on safe prescribing of opioidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Crofs Blogs

    Thanks to CBC News British Columbia for linking to this report by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia: A case study on safe prescribing . Excerpt: A 39-year-old male taking high dose oxycodone and alprazolam for chronic abdominal pain started seeing a new GP.

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    Wednesday Feb 22 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A former employee at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette may have her medical license suspended after being accused of being under the influence of drugs at work. According to a petition for summary suspension filed by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, Niki Thoma - a former respiratory care practitioner at IU Health Arnett Hospital - was fired on Sept.

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  10. Don't want a botched execution? Arizona says bring your own lethal injection drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | CBC News

    An Arizona lawyer says that if the state cannot carry out the death penalty in a constitutional manner, it should re-evaluate whether it makes sense to have the penalty at all. Following a string of botched executions from experimental pharmaceutical cocktails in the U.S., the state of Arizona has proposed a radical solution for those condemned to die: bring your own lethal injection drugs.

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  11. 10 doctors and pharmacies gave addicted B.C. patient 26 prescriptions ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Canada.com

    "Patients may use smoke and mirrors to manipulate doctors to get drugs. They do things like moving around a lot.

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  12. Cases of alleged drug theft at VA facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Lowell Sun

    Government data obtained by The Associated Press show that incidents of drug loss or theft at federal hospitals have jumped nearly tenfold since 2009 to 2,457 last year, spurred by widespread opioid abuse in the U.S. Federal authorities report that doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff -- mostly in the Department of Veterans Affairs health system -- had siphoned away controlled substances, while in other cases, drugs intended for patients simply disappeared. Three VA employees in Little Rock were charged this month with conspiring to steal prescription medications, including opioids, from the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital.

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  13. 10 doctors and 10 pharmacies gave addicted patient 26 prescriptions of opioids, no questions askedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Canada.com

    Over a four-month period, a 39-year old BC man went doctor shopping to obtain opioids and other addictive drugs, finding 10 willing doctors to write a few dozen prescriptions and 10 pharmacies to fill them. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC discovered the case while doing a routine review of prescribing patterns on the PharmaNet database where all dispensed prescriptions are recorded.

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  14. For pain sufferers, physical therapy offers treatment without opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Sequoyah County Times

    HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Physical Therapist Karen Hill helps patient Sandy Calhoun of Decaur perform a press-up, which helps patients experiencing lower back pain avoid surgery. Sandy Calhoun had been experiencing lower back and leg pain for several years, but has experienced relief since beginning physical therapy at HSHS St. Mary's Hospital.

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    Tuesday Feb 21 | Post Register

    Government data obtained by The Associated Press show that incidents of drug loss or theft at federal hospitals have jumped nearly tenfold since 2009 to 2,457 last year, spurred by widespread opioid abuse in the U.S. Federal authorities report that doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff - mostly in the Department of Veterans Affairs health system - had siphoned away controlled substances, while in other cases, drugs intended for patients simply disappeared. Three VA employees in Little Rock were charged this month with conspiring to steal prescription medications, including opioids, from the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital.

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  16. Hospital nurse suspended for alleged opiate useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Journal and Courier

    A Lafayette nurse was suspended for 90 days due to her alleged opiate use while working at IU Health Arnett hospital. Hospital nurse suspended for alleged opiate use A Lafayette nurse was suspended for 90 days due to her alleged opiate use while working at IU Health Arnett hospital.

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  17. Capital of PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Counterpunch

    There is no clinical way to measure pain or its absence. You have to rely on confession.

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  18. Make prescription opioids legal, says senator and former mayor Larry CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | GlobalNews

    Canadian senator and former Vancouver mayor Larry Campbell says he wants the federal and provincial governments to allow free opioid prescriptions for people with addictions in an effort to stem the West Coast's fentanyl crisis. There were 914 overdose deaths in 2016, according to the BC Coroners Service, with fentanyl detected in 60 per cent of them.

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  19. Winona traffic stop turns up drugsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Post-Bulletin

    Weeks after a Winona woman appeared in court for sexual assault charges, she made her first appearance for three felony-level drug charges. Nicole Pearson, 36, made her first appearance for three counts of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, for possessing methamphetamine, oxycodone and hydromorphone, all felony charges.

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  20. Postoperative Pain Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast by 2024Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | SBWire

    One of the main postoperative adverse outcomes is pain that causes prolonged hospital stay, physical distress and increasing incidences of readmissions of patients post surgery. The post operative pain is crucial to manage as single analgesics are not able to provide effective pain relief for moderate or severe pain and are also associated with side effects such as vomiting, nausea, bleeding or sedation.

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