Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone Newswire

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  1. Simulation, data tool Rx for safer opioid careRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    An African-American man with his arm in a sling sat in the exam room at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester as the young Asian-American doctor asked how he was doing a week after being injured in a motor-vehicle accident. The man had been given an opioid, Percocet, when he was first treated, to deal with the pain.

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  2. Could this experimental synthetic opioid break the cycle of addiction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    Prescription opioids help millions of Americans deal with pain, but their addictive qualities have themselves created a public health problem: rising rates of opioid dependence , addiction and overdose. including OxyContin , morphine and Percocet , researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, are developing a synthetic opioid that they say stops pain without causing physical dependence.

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  3. Pahoua Xiong, Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. Knight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | FindLaw

    In May 2009, a car driven by Pahoua Xiong was merging onto Interstate Highway 76 when it collided with a Knight Transportation truck. Testimony differed dramatically as to whether Knight's truck occupied the right lane of the Interstate when the collision occurred or Xiong had completed her merge and it occurred when the truck moved from the middle lane to the right.

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  4. Former Bears QB Jim McMahon says the NFL is 'in cahoots with Big Pharma'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Sports

    One of the key arguments surrounding the NFL in 2016 is how to manage pain properly. The NFL was sued by players over illegal painkiller usage , but the lawsuit was dismissed by a federal judge .

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  5. Fresno County takes a shot at ending prescription painkiller abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Fresno Bee

    Todd was 29 years old when he died alone, a needle in his arm, in an abandoned house 5 miles from where he grew up. His family lost hope about two years prior, after attempts to treat his heroin addiction failed due to a lack of programs that were able to provide medication to assist with withdrawal from the opioid.

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  6. Ohio couple arrested after toddler overdoses on painkillers twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | New York Daily News

    Alan Kearns, 33, and his wife Kassandra, 32, were charged with felony child endangerment when their 18-month-old daughter had to be airlifted to a hospital for ingesting the painkiller, CBS station WBNS-TV reported . "Quite frankly in my 23 year police career, I've never seen anything like it," police spokesman Maj.

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  7. Toddler overdosed on painkillers, twice; parents arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Home

    In a small city about 50 miles north of Columbus, Ohio, a hospital treated an 18-month-old this weekend for overdosing on Percocet, a painkiller with a high risk of addiction. But it was not the toddler's first time with the opioid.

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  8. PercocetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    In a small city about 50 miles north of Columbus, Ohio, a hospital treated an 18-month-old this weekend for overdosing on Percocet, a painkiller with a high risk of addiction. But it was not the toddler's first time with the opioid.

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  9. Ohio parents arrested after their toddler daughter overdoses on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Daily Mail

    The parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been arrested on charges of child endangering, police said. Alan, 33, and Kassandra Kearns, 32, of Marion, Ohio, were taken into custody after police were called to a hospital for a report on the toddler, who had also overdosed several days earlier.

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  10. Drug makers score a win in painkiller battle with CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was on track to finalize new prescribing guidelines for opioid painkillers in January.

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  11. Why kicking the opioid habit can be so toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Chicago Tribune

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 2 million Americans are now in the throes of prescription opioid abuse or dependence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 2 million Americans are now in the throes of prescription opioid abuse or dependence.

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  12. Photo: Toby Talbot/AP, License: N/ARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Times-Tribune

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  13. Jury reaches verdict in Snapchat sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boston.com

    A man and a woman were convicted Tuesday of assault with intent to commit rape and several other charges for an attack on a 16-year-old girl in Saugus that was shared on Snapchat. Rashad Deihim, 21, and Kailyn Bonia, 20, were both found guilty by a jury in Essex Superior Court in Salem.

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  14. Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid DependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | HON

    Addicts are twice as likely to kick their dependence on heroin or prescription painkillers if they receive a new long-acting implant rather than a daily treatment pill, a new clinical trial shows. The implant, sold under the name Probuphine, is placed in the upper arm of recovering addicts and releases a steady six-month dose of buprenorphine.

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  15. Can the US end its addiction to painkillers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Al Jazeera

    James Reinl is a journalist and world affairs analyst who has reported from more than 30 countries and won awards for covering Haiti's earthquake, Sri Lanka's civil war and human rights abuses in Iran. She kicked prescription painkillers and other drugs six months ago.

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  16. Orlando treatment center calls new opioid bill 'a good start'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WESH-TV

    Congress has approved a bill creating grants and other programs to help reduce the abuse of prescription pain relievers and heroin. Lombardi turned from pills to heroin to get high.

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  17. Fake Percocet Pills Lead to Overdoses and Fatalities - Case Remains Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    While one arrest has been made in the case involving fake Percocet pills being sold in Rutherford County, other arrests are likely. The fake Percocet is leading to instant overdoses and deaths in our community.

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  18. Opioid bill passes, but there's little money to act on its wish listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Star Tribune

    With hold-your-nose support from most Democrats, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday to curb heroin and opioid abuse. The vote all but assured that President Obama will sign the measure into law despite concerns about its lack of assured funding to address the nation's growing drug problem.

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  19. VOICES of the EPIDEMICRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Folio Weekly

    John says Roxicodone and similar prescription opioids like Oxycontin, Percocet, Vicodin and Hydrocodone were the main drugs people started using around the time he dropped out of college.

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  20. 'Pill mill' doctor gets 4 years prison for giving painkillers to 250 patients a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | MLive.com

    A Monroe doctor was sentenced Tuesday to four years and nine months in prison for running a "pain management" facility that illegally distributed unnecessary prescription drugs to as many as 250 patients a day over three years. Federal agents and prosecutors claimed Oscar Linares, 59, at times pre-signed prescription pads for employees who gave patients access to drugs without a doctor's involvement.

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