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  1. Preventing opiate deaths is Max's Mission Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Max Pinsky was a chef, loved to write poetry and was known for being kind, thoughtful and a deep thinker about society. In January 2013, he overdosed on heroin and died at age 25 - one of four young Ashland men to die of an overdose that winter.

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  2. Study: Parents Not Securing Opioids, Causing Children to OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Max

    Almost 70 percent of the opioid medications kept in homes where children are present do not keep the drugs secured, contributing to the rise in opioid overdose, according to a new study. The study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is published in the March edition of the journal Pediatrics, WBAL radio reports.

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  3. Listening to a doctor about his painRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    About 13 years ago, Dr. Paul Konowitz, a physician at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, developed a painful blistering condition in his throat. He ended up with an infection in his esophagus.

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  4. Kids Are Overdosing At High Rates Due To Unsecured Pills At HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    A new study finds a majority of parents who take prescription opioids do not properly store the pills, increasing the risks of children taking and overdosing on the drugs. The research study, from Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, says roughly 70 percent of parents prescribed pain medications like Oxycontin, Vicidone and Percocet are not taking responsible precautions to keep the pills away from their children.

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  5. Study: Parents Not Storing Opioids Safely In Their HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Parents apparently are not doing a good job at keeping prescription pain killers stored safely away from their children. That is one of the findings of a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.

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  6. When private pain becomes a community problemRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | High Country News

    On a brisk, sunny day in mid-October, I drove through the affluent suburbs of Craig, Colorado, to a cottage-style house, where I'd been invited to breakfast. Josh Flaharty, a dark-haired 29-year-old with a thick goatee, tattooed arms and a slight potbelly, answered the door and welcomed me inside.

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  7. Trooper saves unconscious motorist who crashed, overdosed on PercocetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | MLive.com

    A Michigan State Police trooper found a man unconscious from a drug overdose after a crash involving an off-duty police officer Friday afternoon on M-60 near I-94. Trooper Steve Moore was able to jolt the man back to consciousness with two doses of Narcan or naloxone, a live-saving opioid antidote.

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  8. Kansas City faces epidemic of drug-dependent babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KCTV5

    Tens of thousands of babies are expected to go through withdrawal this year as the opioid epidemic continues across the nation. It was estimated in 2012 that an infant was born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome , drug dependence, every 25 minutes.

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  9. Officials warn of rising deaths in Ottawa from counterfeit drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Ottawa Citizen

    The arrests on Thursday of a dozen people in Ottawa believed to be involved in the trafficking of illicit opioids, coupled with the spike in recent years of drug overdose deaths in this city, underscores the need for greater public awareness, says Ottawa Public Health's manager of clinical programs. "We follow what's happening across Canada - in Vancouver and Alberta - where they're seeing large increases in people dying from opioid overdoses," said Andrew Hendriks.

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  10. Fairfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing OxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | NBC Connecticut

    Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever. Oxycodone has a high abuse potential and is prescribed for moderate to high pain relief associated with injuries, bursitis, dislocation, fractures, neuralgia, arthritis, and lower back and cancer pain.

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  11. South St. Paul Teacher Arrested in Pharmacy Robbery, Found in Possession of 1,413 Percocet PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KSTP

    Melanie Sue Parkin, 36, of South St. Paul, faces two felony charges including first-degree aggravated robbery and third-degree possession of 50 or more doses of narcotic mixture. Officers found 1,413 Percocet pills in Parkin's possession as well as OxyContin, according to the criminal complaint.

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  12. South St. Paul teacher charged in Woodbury pharmacy armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | TwinCities

    A special education teacher for South St. Paul schools is accused of robbing a Woodbury pharmacy at gunpoint for prescription painkillers. Melanie Sue Parkin, 36, of South St. Paul was charged Wednesday in Washington County District Court with felony first-degree aggravated robbery and felony third-degree drug possession in connection with the stick-up at a Walgreens shortly before 3 a.m. Monday.

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  13. Simmons law firm files more suits against New York countiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Business Journal

    Simmons Hanly Conroy, based in Alton, has filed lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturers and doctors on behalf of several counties in New York state, claiming that opioid painkilling drugs have led to a drug epidemic.

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  14. Addicted to Opioids: "I Just Don't Understand Why, Why I Couldn't Quit."Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WHO-TV

    "They gave me a shot of morphine and Fentanyl. That was the first time I'd ever had that drug."

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  15. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | MyFoxNY

    Brendan Cole was a lacrosse player in high school. He graduated and went off to the University of Richmond where he had a promising future.

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  16. Hospitalizations Among Teens for Opioid Poisonings Increase, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Teen Vogue

    A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed a scary reason why teens are ending up in the ER: overdoses from prescription and illicit drugs, specifically opioids and heroin. Prescription opioids are substances that ease discomfort.

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  17. Struggling with addiction -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Sampson Independent

    Editor's note: This is the second article in a series about opioid addiction, including personal testimonies, resources and awareness efforts. This article shares the story of a mother who lost her son to an overdose.

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  18. Elite Pharma Reports Results For Third Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | BioSpace

    Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year. Consolidated revenues for the third quarter of Fiscal 2017 were $2.3 million, a 6% increase on a year-on-year basis.

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  19. Health Department now distributing Naloxone Rescue KitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Brittany Baggett, lead clinical nurse for the Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment, explains how the Naloxone nasal spray works to reverse an opioid overdose, which can be caused by prescription analgesics and heroin. Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment now distributes Naloxone nasal spray and the muscular injection Narcan to the local community at no charge.

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  20. Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | GlobeNewswire

    Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year. Consolidated revenues for the third quarter of Fiscal 2017 were $2.3 million, a 6% increase on a year-on-year basis.

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