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The Hidden Dangers Of Hydrocodone Addiction

Painkillers are some of the most widely prescribed drugs by the medical community. The reason is, of course, there are many afflictions that a person can endure, but pain is not one of them. 376 more words

Addiction

Opium Wars

Doctors have a long and illustrious history of addicting people to narcotics.  In the 1800s this was largely because they didn’t know what else to do, they had no idea what was wrong with anyone, and they didn’t have any drugs that worked.  680 more words

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Both Boston Dailies on Drugs Today!

From our One Town, Two Different Worlds desk

It’s Oxy Day in the local dailies, with both papers front-paging a new Centers for Disease Control report on prescription pain killers. 333 more words

LAPD Officer Nabbed In Drug Sting Pleads Not Guilty

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An LAPD officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he offered to provide prescription drugs to an undercover detective through a classified ad website. 146 more words

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Determinants of Increased Opioid-Related Mortality in the United States and Canada, 1990–2013: A Systematic Review

Alice Vaughn

Alice Vaughn

http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2014.301966

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“…DURING THE PAST 2 DECADES, mortality resulting from
unintentional prescription drug overdoses
has risen steeply in the United States and Canada and… 858 more words

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Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In America

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?

Is it one of those statin drugs like simvistatin that lower cholesterol? 112 more words

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FDA Approval Of "New" Painkiller Called Zohydro™ Is Insane!

The FDA gave the thumbs up for Zohydro™ (hydrocodone bitartrate) even though an FDA panel recommended against approval. In addition, politicians in almost 40 states tried to get the FDA to rescind approval. 629 more words

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