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  1. Gloversville police, treatment experts say abuse, overdoses of prescription drugs are on the riseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Police and treatment experts say prescription drug abuse - and the overdoses that sometimes follow - are on the rise in the area. Like many areas, Fulton County is experiencing wider reports of use and abuse of prescription drugs, such as opioid-derived pain relievers.

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  2. Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    This Wednesday, April 26, 2006 file photo shows different brands and dosages of Fentanyl patches, marked with warnings about non-precribed uses in St. Louis. Fentanyl is a narcotic that is typically administered to people in chronic pain, including end-stage cancer patients.

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  3. Fine job on opioid abuse bill, Congress. Now fund it.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Given the nation's epidemic of prescription-drug abuse, Congress has risen to the occasion with the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act , which was signed into law by President Obama on Friday. Cocaine.

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  4. Study Finds Drop In Prescription Drugs In Medical Marijuana StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Switched

    A new study found that states with legalized medical marijuana in 2013 saved $165.2 million in national Medicare program and enrollee spending. States looking for a way to reduce Medicare spending and prescription drug use may want to turn to legalizing medical marijuana, a new study suggests.

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  5. FDA Issues Complete Response Letter For SequestOx New Drug ApplicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Drugs.com

    Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter regarding the New Drug Application for SequestOxa , Elite's investigational abuse-deterrent opioid candidate for the management of moderate to severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. The FDA issues CRLs to indicate that the Agency considers the review cycle for an application is complete and whether the application is ready for approval in its present form.

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  6. How OxyContin taught doctors to trust pills over patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kevin, M.D.

    Treating pain is a notoriously tricky business . But it's even harder if the medications on which we rely are inappropriately marketed.

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  7. Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Hits New 12-Month High at $2.72Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    Shares of Pain Therapeutics reached a new 52-week high on Friday . The company traded as high as $2.72 and last traded at $2.64, with a volume of 254,050 shares traded.

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  8. Drug AbuseRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia officials are trying every method they can think of to fight the onslaught of prescription drug abuse in our state. Among the steps they have taken is filing lawsuits against pharmaceutical distributors that have poured massive amounts of pills into Appalachia, without regard for legitimate need.

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  9. Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Sees Strong Trading VolumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Political

    Pain Therapeutics shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 204,577 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 69% from the previous session's volume of 120,722 shares.The stock last traded at $2.50 and had previously closed at $2.37.

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  10. The NFL's Problem with Pain: Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Canal Street Chronicles

    Playing football is a brutal past time. Boasting nearly a 100% injury rate coupled with some of the lowest median salaries of any major American professional sport, NFL players often retire with the most chronic injuries and the least amount of cash in the bank to show for it.

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  11. Opioid epidemic the worst crisis in nationa s history, experts say at Long Beach conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Press-Telegram

    County officials from across the country gathered Friday at the Long Beach Convention Center to learn more about the opioid epidemic, which many experts in health and law enforcement are calling the worst drug crisis in American history. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the drug overdose rate in the United States increased by about 140 percent from 2000 to 2014, including a 200 percent increase in the rate of overdose deaths from heroin and opioid painkillers such as oxycodone.

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  12. Report shows what drugs young teens are abusingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    According to data provided by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, overall illicit drug use from 2014-15 seems to be down among 10th and 12th grade students. Among 8th graders, it has increased by 0.2 percent.

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  13. Officials: Mom received $36k in donations for son's exaggerated illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A mother from Texas is in the Hamilton County Justice Center accused of crafting a plan to fake her son's illness and steal money from online supporters. Monika Burgett, 38, exaggerated her son's symptoms to doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, causing serious danger to the child's health, according to documents filed in Hamilton County Court.

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  14. Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Hits New 1-Year High at $2.72Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Political

    Shares of Pain Therapeutics reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $2.72 and last traded at $2.64, with a volume of 254,050 shares changing hands.

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  15. Montvale woman sold oxycodone near schools, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    MONTVALE - A 60-year-old woman has been arrested and accused of selling the prescription pain medication oxycodone near two schools in Bergen County, authorities said Friday. Linda Famelico of Forest Avenue was the subject of a narcotics investigation during which time she distributed drugs to an undercover detective, according to Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal.

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  16. Reasons to Reconsider Using Opioid Prescription MedicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Psychology Today

    Getting a prescription from your doctor after an injury, illness or surgery seems like a no brainier. Why turn down medications that will ease any aches or pains you're feeling? But there's another side to many common opioid -based prescription medications you should know about before agreeing to take one regularly, even as prescribed by a physician.

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  17. Cormorant Asset Management LLC Holds Position in Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Political

    Cormorant Asset Management LLC continued to hold its stake in Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 450,000 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock at the end of the first quarter.

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  18. InSource Diagnostics Launches Clinical Trial Focused On PGx And...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | BioSpace

    InSource Diagnostics announced today that it is enlisting research sites to enroll patients in the SPHERE Registry for a clinical trial to validate biomarkers in urine that predict genetic mutations, which affect a patient's ability to properly metabolize medications. The drugs in this study are opioids, benzodiazepines, tryclyclic antidepressants and muscle relaxants.

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  19. Two arrested on drug charges in Boscawen bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | UnionLeader.com

    Police charged two Concord-area residents with several felony drug-related charges after they executed a search warrant at the home of Patrick Brooks, 36, of Berle Drive in Boscawen.

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  20. InSource Diagnostics Launches Clinical Trial Focused on PGx and Abnormal Drug Metabolism ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Business Wire

    The drugs in this study are opioids, benzodiazepines, tryclyclic antidepressants and muscle relaxants. These include the two most highly prescribed pain drugs - hydrocodone and oxycodone.

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