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  1. Opiod Overdose Awareness March on White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

    Everyone knows this, in yet more children than ever are getting addicted. The Harford County Sheriff's Office confirmed in 2017 so far, heroin related overdoses have killed more people than car crashes and violent crimes combined.

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  2. Opioid overdose deaths on the rise in Prince WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    Prince William County lost at least 46 residents to opioid overdoses in 2016 or nearly one a week, the board of supervisors learned Tuesday.

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  3. Prescription Drug Epidemic Must Be Tackled Head-OnRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

    All across America, but especially right here in my home of Eastern Kentucky, the prescription drug scourge is devastating our families and communities. In a time when so many want to get ahead, they are instead falling down the road of addiction.

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  4. A Monterey doctor stands accused of overprescribing narcotics.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Monterey County Weekly

    The 28-year-old woman came to Dr. David Kolinsky's Monterey office complaining of pain in her back and right shoulder, which she claimed were triggering painful headaches. Her treatment included fentanyl, oxycodone and methadone.

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  5. Time to get serious about opioids issueRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Today, the typical heroin user may be a white, middle-class young person between the ages of 18 and 25. Experts say heroin use has been increasing in recent years among men and women, most age groups and all income levels. The rise in heroin abuse goes hand- in-hand with the explosion of addiction to opioid pain pills - drugs such oxycodone, hydrocodone, and methadone, often known by brand names such as OyxContin and Vicodin.

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  6. Meth making a comeback as heroin epidemic continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    As heroin and its man-made cousins continue to kill Ohioans at record rates, frustrated law enforcement officials warn of the re-emergence of methamphetamine and cocaine. "They are making a huge comeback," said Shawn Bain, noting the sharp increase - 21 percent - in arrests related to meth.

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  7. Industry Can Help Stem Tide of Opioid AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Ms Jacobs is the chief operating officer for PCG Software and has more than 25 years' experience in the healthcare industry, encompassing both administrative and clinical arenas. Prior to joining PCG, Ms Jacobs was the administrative director, medical management for VertiHealth Administrators.

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  8. LETTER: Opioid addicts need more help, says Sydney manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Breton Post

    This letter concerns Addiction Services' and the Nova Scotia Health Authority's new approach towards the treatment of opioid addicts in this province. According to a CBC News report , this new strategy involves a move to "eliminate hospital-based Detox for opioid addicts."

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  9. Palace chides New York Times for - unfair' profile piece on DuterteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    MALACANANG slammed Wednesday newspaper New York Times for releasing its "cynical and unfair" report about the life of President Rodrigo Duterte. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said it seemed "well-heeled clients with shady motives" paid the New York Times to publish an in-depth article against the President.

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  10. 32 deaths in metro Phoenix attributed to counterfeit pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 680News

    Authorities say they have uncovered a dangerous new trend in drug trafficking in Arizona in which addicts are taking counterfeit OxyContin pills that are laced with the more powerful painkiller fentanyl. The counterfeit pills are responsible for the overdose deaths of 32 people in metro Phoenix over the last 18 months, said Doug Coleman, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's operation in Arizona, noting that the addicts didn't know they were taking a more powerful drug.

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  11. DEA: More than 30 deaths in Arizona county linked to cartel-made drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    More than 30 fatalities in Arizona's Maricopa County were caused by a deadly substance laced in fake prescription drugs that entered Arizona through Mexico, the DEA said Tuesday. DEA: More than 30 deaths in Arizona county linked to cartel-made drugs More than 30 fatalities in Arizona's Maricopa County were caused by a deadly substance laced in fake prescription drugs that entered Arizona through Mexico, the DEA said Tuesday.

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  12. What Explains Fentanyl's Grip on New Hampshire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Since Rhode Island health officials reported a cluster of fatal overdoses of fentanyl, in spring 2013, the drug has replaced prescription painkillers and heroin as the chief driver of the nation's opioid crisis. In New Hampshire, fentanyl has been implicated in at least 789 deaths since 2014, or two of every three fatal overdoses.

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  13. Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesRead the original story

    Tuesday | IntersportsWire

    Insys Therapeutics Inc has been assigned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the six analysts that are covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company.

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  14. Opioid Study: Teenagers Abuse Often Starts at Doctor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    A new opioids study suggests that many teenagers who abuse the drugs started receiving them from a doctor's office. The study published in the science journal Pediatrics Monday examined trends in adolescent prescription opioid use in the United States from 1976 to 2015, noted LiveScience.com .

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  15. Hamilton County OD Deaths Spike Over WeekendRead the original story

    Monday | Huntington News

    Hamilton County , Ohio, had nine overdose deaths from Friday to Sunday, Feb. 24-26. The Hamilton County Heroin Coalition indicated that the month tallied 258 overdose visits to emergency rooms.

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  16. Meet Frank, the 59-year-old fentanyl dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Vancouver Courier

    Frank Stanley Smith is serving a six-month sentence for selling a drug that has killed hundreds in B.C. The corner of Main and Hastings in the Downtown Eastside has been home to drug dealers for years. Photo Dan Toulgoet A total of 922 people died of a drug overdose in B.C. last year.

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  17. Birmingham man pleads guilty to selling fentanyl that killed Pelham womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Alabama Live

    A Birmingham man pleaded guilty Monday to selling fentanyl to a 20-year-old Pelham woman last year. The woman died as a result of taking the drug, which she thought was heroin.

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  18. Opioid Addiction 2017: Dependence On Medication Can Begin Within Days ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Medical Daily

    It's possible to become dependent on opioids within just a few days, according to a new study . Patients prescribed a single day's supply of a narcotic painkiller had a 6 percent chance they would still be on the drug a year later, according to the report.

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  19. Pill drop nets fewer drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Telegram

    As you set about your spring-cleaning this year, Memorial University's School of Pharmacy and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary want you to remember to not stop at your medicine cabinet. Sunday afternoon, the police force teamed up with a team of pharmacy students in the fourth annual Public Pill Drop as part of Pharmacist Awareness Month, resulting in over 25,000 pills and pieces of prescription medication.

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  20. The Preventable Epidemic: How Safe-Injection Sites Are Being Brought To TorontoRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 19 | Torontoist

    During the late afternoon hours on New Year's Eve 2015, Amy Wright , a community support worker in the 24-hour harm reduction drop-in at Sistering, noticed a homeless woman with no jacket or shoes, laying on the ground in her own vomit outside a busy Starbucks on Bay and Dundas in downtown Toronto. "I have no idea how long she had been down, but people just walked right by," Wright said.

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