Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Town continues discussion on opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer's ongoing struggle with opioid addiction continued last Wednesday with a community presentation and conversation at Homer High School, "Responding to Opioid Addiction in Our Community." Moderated by Pastor Lisa Talbott of Homer United Methodist Church, the discussion included talks by a recovering addict and the parents of a recovering addict.

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  2. Painkiller prescriptions dropping in Virginia after new rules implementedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    In this Aug. 5, 2010 file photo, a pharmacy tech poses for a picture with hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, the generic version of Vicodin in Edmond, Okla.

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  3. Tiger Woods's DUI and the growing American painkiller problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Hill

    When police found professional golfer Tiger Woods, he was asleep over the steering wheel of a running car in Jupiter, Florida. His speech was slurred and he failed the basic roadside tests for sobriety.

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  4. Painful words: How a 1980 letter fueled the opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News Tribune

    This image provided by the The New England Journal of Medicine shows a letter to the editor written by Dr. Jane Porter that was published in the January 1980 edition of the journal. A report released Wednesday, May 31, 2017 traces how this short letter in a medical journal in 1980 helped sow the seeds of today's opioid epidemic by helping to convince doctors that these powerful painkillers carried less risk of addiction than they actually do.

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  5. Payers start early to curb opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Business Insurance

    Getting in front of the opioid issue is the best way to curb the abuse and dependence, and other issues, they say. "The industry knows the longer you wait a the future is very bleak," said Silvia Sacalis, Tampa, Florida-based vice president of clinical services for Healthesystems L.L.C. "That's why early intervention is crucial."

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  6. Painful words: How a 1980 letter fueled the opioid epidemic -Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Nearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, only four addictions were documented. Doctors had been wary of opioids, fearing patients would get hooked.

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  7. Is Tiger Woods the next Mike Richards? | Sam DonnellonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2017 | Philly.com

    Sam Donnellon's career has spanned four decades and has taken him all over the world. Prior to joining the Daily News in 1992, he worked as a national writer for the short-lived but highly acclaimed National Sports Daily.

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  8. How a graduate student's letter-to-the-editor in 1980 fueled the opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Peninsula

    Nearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, only four addictions were documented. Doctors had been wary of opioids, fearing patients would get hooked.

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  9. How the opioid crisis traces back to a five-sentence scholarly letter from 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Long before opioid abuse exploded into a public health crisis, before drugs such as OxyContin and Vicodin claimed hundreds of thousands of American lives and ruined countless others, one respected Boston University doctor had a question he wanted answered. To find out, Hershel and his assistant, a graduate student named Jane Porter, reviewed troves of hospital records.

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  10. NHL's signature event has now been ruined by instant replayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | New York Post

    As sports continue to apply unintended replay rules, episodes in which games are altered radically by the unintended grow. Yet the powers that rule sit and stare, as if in denial, not interested in fixing what so clearly escaped logic and foresight.

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  11. Can New Jersey Go From Prohibition to Legal Pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | RollingStone

    With anti-marijuana Governor Chris Christie's departure quickly approaching, advocates in the state are getting ready for full legalization In 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was shaking hands with constituents at a diner when Brian Wilson, a young father, approached the governor and demanded to know why Christie would deny his two-year-old daughter potentially life-saving medicine. Republican Phil Scott reiterated his support for medical pot, but sent the bill lack to the legislature to strengthen health and safety measures "Please don't let my daughter die, Governor," Wilson yelled as Christie walked away.

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  12. Attorney General Visits Wellsburg, Discusses Drug ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Intelligencer

    While meeting Monday with representatives of area schools and community agencies, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said a segment of the youth population that could be prone to drug addiction isn't one they might have expected. Morrisey visited Brooke Hills Park to share information about the risk of high school athletes becoming addicted to prescription and other drugs.

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  13. No free passes: Everyone must own the problem of opioid addiction if we're to turn this crisis aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The contents of a drug overdose rescue kit at a training session on how to administer naloxone, an opioid inhibitor that is proven to save lives. No one gets a free pass - not our doctors or pharmacists, not our schools or hospitals, not our teens, coaches, government, religious or business leaders, not even our media outlets.

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  14. Morrisey discusses drug addiction issues during visit to Brooke CountyRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    While meeting Monday with representatives of area schA ools and community agencies, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said a segment of the youth population that could be prone to drug addiction isn't one they might have expected.

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  15. What Everyone Should Know About OpioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Refinery 29

    In the past 15 years or so, deaths related to heroin and prescription opioids have quadrupled in the U.S., according to the CDC . And opioid addiction is becoming an increasingly widespread issue, especially among young women .

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  16. Here's what opioid guidelines fail to mentionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Kevin, M.D.

    Opioids have become so closely associated with chronic pain that it is nearly impossible to talk about one without the other. When we look back just five years ago, when we were still in residency, news stories about chronic pain and opioid overdoses were not commonplace.

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  17. What the CDC is missing about the nation's opiate crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The CDC says 75% of heroin users started with prescription drugs, but the agency is missing critical of information on the issue. The opiate crisis might have started with the overprescribing of pain medications but now it is a growing heroin crisis.

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  18. Louisiana lawmakers band together to fight opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Rep. Helena Moreno never went to medical school. But that didn't stop public health official Dr. Karen DeSalvo from mistaking the New Orleans Democrat for a physician during a recent committee hearing by addressing her as "Dr. Moreno."

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  19. As a Former Heroin Addict, the Documentary *Warning: This Drug May...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Self.com

    It's never easy to witness someone in the throes of active addiction. What I didn't expect is how emotional and nauseated I would feel within even the first five minutes.

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  20. La. lawmakers band together to fight opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | EMS1

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana Rep. Helena Moreno never went to medical school. But that didn't stop public health official Dr. Karen DeSalvo from mistaking the New Orleans Democrat for a physician during a recent committee hearing by addressing her as "Dr. Moreno."

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