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Solving the North Korea Conundrum

The recent American-North Korean exchange of vows to annihilate each other may not be all bad if we can make things worse for them, using the verbal fireworks as a distraction from subtler subversive activities. 482 more words

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Ohio Man Charged In 1-Year-Old Son's Fatal Overdose

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HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio man has been charged criminally for what authorities say was the fatal overdose of his 1-year-old son. 128 more words

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Express Scripts to Limit Opioids; Doctors Concerned

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. 666 more words

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Massachusetts Had 65,000 Non-Fatal Opioid Overdoses Over 15 Years, Report Finds

BOSTON (AP) — Non-fatal overdoses in Massachusetts had soared by 200 percent from 2001 to 2015, with the total number of non-fatal overdoses during that period topping 65,000. 132 more words

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Current Health News: Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

 How can we help lower Opioid use amoung our young adult population? Email motherhealth@gmail.com

We should have alternative pain herbal or holistic solutions instead of narcotics. 239 more words

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Teen overdose death rates climbed 19% in one year

The rate of teen drug overdose deaths in the United States climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7 per 100,000, according to data released this week. 55 more words

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Opioid Lawsuit | Eclipse Cell Coverage | Portland's Tech Scene - OPB's Think Out Loud

Multnomah County has announced that it is suing multiple pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of pushing doctors to over-prescribe opioids. The lawsuit is modeled after the lawsuits against the tobacco industry for deceiving the public about the dangers of smoking. 87 more words

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