Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Calvin Johnson underscores how easy it was to get painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | MSNBC

    Retired receiver Calvin Johnson's revealing interview with ESPN's E:60 touches on a subject that the league currently would prefer to be concealing: Painkiller use in the NFL. Johnson's remarks to Michael Smith of ESPN underscore the fact that, not too long ago, it was very easy - too easy - for players to get their hands on potent narcotics.

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  2. Hard to kickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    Confirmation last month that music icon Prince died from an accidental overdose of an opioid medicine hammered home what statistics have shown for years: Painkillers can be actual killers. Opioids - compounds either naturally or synthetically derived from opium - have various names and come in various strengths.

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  3. Calvin Johnson says painkillers were handed out 'like candy' to NFL playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Calvin Johnson loses his helmet on a hard hit by a pair of Bengals defenders during a 2013 game. Sometime soon, the NFL may have to explain in court how its team's medical staffs responsibly dispensed painkillers to players in the league.

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  4. From the Lefthand Corner: The case for opioids4 min agoRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The alarm has been rung because some expert and not-so-expert poll takers, study makers, insurance statisticians and medical writers have all concluded that a third of old folks in Medicare are subjected to opioids.

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  5. Megatron describes culture of playing injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | ESPN

    Calvin Johnson , who retired from the NFL early because his body was starting to break down , says many players are choosing to do whatever it takes to stay on the field. "I guess my first half of my career before they really, you know, before they were like started looking over the whole industry, or the whole NFL, the doctors, the team doctors and trainers they were giving them out like candy, you know?" Johnson said in an interview with ESPN's Michael Smith for E:60 that debuts Thursday at 10 p.m. ET.

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  6. Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | News Tribune

    Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts - patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

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  7. Health care as a business has hurt health care as a practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Star Tribune

    It has been approximately 10 years since well-intended people suggested that medicine change to become more like a business. Presumably, they did so with the intention that health care would improve for both patients and those working in health care.

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  8. Seniors Are Suffering from an Opioid EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | TheStreet.com

    Nearly 12 million Medicare recipients received a prescription for an opioid last year, said the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That's about one in four.

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  9. Study finds prescription-monitoring program underused in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Republican Journal

    A team of researchers, including Husson University School of Pharmacy Associate Professor and Psychiatric Pharmacist Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, published a study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs that has profound implications for the opioid addiction crisis in Maine. According to the study, even though the misuse and diversion of prescription pain medications remains a major public health problem in Maine, a key program to help monitor and prevent opioid abuse is being underused.

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  10. Patrick A. Dadd, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Anoka County; Deputy Nichole...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | FindLaw

    Patrick A. Dadd, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Anoka County; Deputy Nichole Kempenich; Deputies J. Does, 1-4, the identities of whom are presently unknown to the plaintiff; Nurse J. Doe, the identity of whom is presently unknown to the plaintiff, all in their individual and official capacities, Defendants-Appellants Patrick A. Dadd sued Anoka County, several detention deputies, and a nurse 1 under 42 U.S.C. A a 1983, alleging deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs in violation of his right to substantive due process under the Fourteenth Amendment while he was in custody at the Anoka County Jail.

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  11. We should stop pretending opioids like OxyContin aren't addictiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | New York Daily News

    No one does. And yet, somehow about 2 million people in the U.S. have an addiction to opioids.

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  12. Heroin 'did not define him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Matt Barham's sister Cathaleen Novak , mother Maureen Fleming and sister Erin Day talk about Matt's struggles with heroin. Wednesday, June 15th, 2016, in Chicago.

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  13. Serenity Warns Against Opiate Use for Migraine Sufferers During...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | PRWeb

    Use of Opiate painkillers to treat Migraines can lead to a potentially deadly addiction, fortunately, there are safe alternatives for pain relief. For pain management, many migraine sufferers are prescribed Opiate medications.

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  14. In states, some resistance to new opioid limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    For governors and lawmakers in nearly every state, the soaring overdose death toll from prescription painkillers, heroin and fentanyl has become an urgent priority. Lawmakers in dozens of states took decisive action this year to stanch the flow of prescription pain drugs and help those addicted to them.

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  15. Jerry Jones is a 'billionaire a-hole' in Jake Plummer's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sporting News

    Jake Plummer had some choice words for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in an interview with BSN Denver about the former quarterback's concern for the plight of NFL players. Jones said in March it was "absurd" to draw a conclusive link between playing football and developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy , a degenerative brain disease affecting many former athletes, because there is not yet enough evidence to arrive at that conclusion.

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  16. Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, but Are UnderusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | MedlinePlus

    Misuse of prescription pain medicines such as hydrocodone , oxycodone , codeine and morphine is a major public health problem in the United States. An estimated 52 million Americans have abused a prescription drug at some point in their life, according to the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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  17. Addiction helped one Married at First Sight couple bond and grow togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | She Knows

    A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

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  18. Opioids best served with OD antidote: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The China Post

    Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts - patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

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  19. Prescribing OD antidote to those using powerful painkillers might save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    In the wake of the musician Prince's death from a painkiller overdose, a new study suggests some opioid-related deaths could be prevented by routinely prescribing an antidote for certain patients who take the medications. Researchers found that those who received prescriptions for the antidote naloxone were less likely to return for emergency care related to their painkiller use.

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  20. Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Canada.com

    Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts - patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

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