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  1. the year's top medical newsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | InteliHealth

    But then, in September, Ebola entered the United States. Thomas Duncan flew to Dallas from Liberia, an African country hit hard by Ebola.

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  2. AG: 14 suspected drug dealers arrested in sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WPXI

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the arrest of 14 suspected drug dealers and charges against three others for dealing a variety of illegal narcotics following a street-level sweep in Blair County. Kane said the charges are the culmination of a year-long cooperative investigation between the Office of Attorney General and the Blair County Drug Task Force into the distribution of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, bath salts and prescription narcotics in and around Altoona.

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  3. Judge Halts Marijuana Delivery App Operation in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES - A smartphone-based service that arranges deliveries of medical marijuana was ordered by a judge today to stop the practice in Los Angeles, with attorneys for the city arguing it violated the provisions of a voter-approved measure limiting medical pot dispensaries. An attorney for Nestdrop said it would appeal the judge's decision, saying its operation simply connected legitimate patients with legitimate medical marijuana dispensaries.

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  4. Dope Delivery APP Ordered to Shut DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Medical marijuana users in Los Angeles are going to have to leave their homes when they need weed, a judge ruled Tuesday. A smartphone-based service that arranges deliveries of medical marijuana was ordered by a judge today to stop the practice in Los Angeles, with attorneys for the city arguing it violated the provisions of a voter-approved measure limiting medical pot dispensaries.

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  5. Ky. ranks 8th in the number of high-prescribing Medicare physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Floyd County Times

    Kentucky ranks eighth in Medicare physicians who are considered "high prescribers" of Schedule 2 medications, drugs that have the highest potential for abuse like oxycodone, fentanyl, morphine and Ritalin, according to an analysis of Medicare data analyzed by ProPublica, Laura Ungar reports for The Courier-Journal. About 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses.

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  6. Acura Pharmaceuticals Acknowledges Distribution of Nexafed(R) by Kmart PharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    NEXAFED launched commercially in December 2012 and is available at national and regional drug, grocery and mass merchandiser pharmacies. NEXAFED delivers the same efficacy and is priced comparably to branded immediate-release pseudoephedrine products.

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  7. Zimmerman, Minn., doctor faces federal drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    A family doctor from Zimmerman with a history of drug and alcohol addiction was charged Monday by the U.S. attorney's office with one count of obtaining controlled substances by fraud. Luther Philaya, 57, was suspended last year by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for authorizing the prescription of 8,010 tablets of controlled substances for two friends, most of which he diverted for his own use.

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  8. Andover care facility's administrator charged with stealing patients' medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    On June 23, officials received a report of a drug theft at Farmstead, which is at 13733 Quay St. NW. in the north metro, after an employee received an anonymous e-mail that read: "Look into the Farmstead's narcotic administration/disposal ASAP," according to the charging documents.

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  9. Someone Needs to Invent a Great Non-Opioid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Mother Jones

    Opioids now cause more deaths than any other drug, more than 16,000 in 2010. That year, the combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen became the most prescribed medication in the United States.

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  10. Drugs shift from prescription pills to heroinRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Weirton Daily Times

    William Ihlenfeld II, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, and his aggressive Ohio Valley Drug Task Force no sooner cut the heads off several huge illegal prescription pain killer operations, before heroin suppliers forged new paths into local communities.

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  11. US doctors cut back on painkiller prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Philly.com

    Nine out of 10 primary care doctors in the United States are concerned about prescription drug abuse in their communities, a new study finds. And, nearly half of the physicians surveyed said they were less likely to prescribe powerful painkillers than they were just a year ago.

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  12. Doctor who gave painkillers to overdosed patients gets to up to 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | New York Post

    A greedy Queens doctor convicted of recklessly subscribing painkillers to four patients who fatally overdosed expressed no remorse Friday in court, where he was sentenced to up to 20 years in prison. Dr. Stan Xuhui Li, 60, was convicted in July of a whopping 198 counts against him for running a shady pain management clinic.

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  13. An Addict Tells the Truth in New Documentary Combatting the Stigma of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PRWeb

    A new documentary from The Biscuit Factory seeks to expose the opiate crisis from the inside. Personal journals of a self-described "junkie" challenge the stigma of addiction and will break your heart.

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  14. Ringwood: Police Blotter, Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A borough man suffering from an Oxycontin overdose on Sunday, Dec. 14, was brought back from the brink of death with the help of police trained in the use of the Narcan antidote. Although Narcan is most known for rescues related to heroin overdoses, Detective Joe Longo noted that it can be effective with any opioid, and this means narcotic pain killers like Oxycontin .

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  15. Stan Li, doctor who sold painkillers to David Laffer, set to be sentenced in deaths of two patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Newsday

    Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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  16. PCSO: Grandma killed toddler with oxycodone in sippy cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A 43-year-old woman is accused of giving her grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in a sippy cup, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office. DRAMATIC DISTRACTION THAT HELPED HIM GET AWAY.

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  17. December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    THANKS FOR JOINING US AT 5:30.. NEWS 4 AT SIX WITH MICHAEL AND CAROL STARTS NOW..

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  18. Pill mill conspirator who brought customers to Jacksonville gets 8 1/2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Florida Times-Union

    An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to busing people to Jacksonville to buy oxycodone was sentenced to eight years and six months in prison in federal court this week. Krystopher Adrian Legg, 31, of Columbus will get credit for the three years and 11 months he has already served, said Senior U.S. District Judge Harvey Schlesinger.

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  19. Dayton doctor indicted for operating pill millRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    A Dayton doctor and his wife are being federally charged on 20 counts involving running a pill mill out of their office. The charges include distributing controlled substances, conspiracy and health care fraud.

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  20. Addicted to the cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Examiner.com

    Alesandra Rain introduced herself, "I am 57 years old and live in South Carolina with my border collie Sky. I have a degree in Psychology and I have also completed my graduate work in a Masters of Fine Art.

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