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Update on: Who Killed Prince? Restrictions on Buprenorphine

Updating Who Killed Prince? Restrictions on Buprenorphine:

First, the public release of the autopsy report is likely to be delayed, possibly for months. The complex issues and possible prosecution of the doctors involved are said to be causing authorities to take more time before concluding their investigation of the death. 1,343 more words

Government

Moving right along

Almost six months ago I went to a drug symposium in Culpeper because my daughter had died four months earlier… she was nineteen years old.. I was starting a support group at that time and needed information and help,… oh my, so much help. 136 more words

Addiction

A Little Bit Of Craziness For Those Who Suffer

The news is filled with complaints that America now has a problem with people getting addicted to opioids with which millions now use to relieve intolerable pain from a myriad of conditions. 228 more words

Social Commentary

Opiate Tolerance and Withdrawal (part 3)

Tolerance

The struggle that Adam and Eve discovered in the garden, on that fateful day when they ate the apple, was that they learned about something they were never intended to know. 890 more words

Mental Health

Good Night, Sweet Prince

And how tragic that he died too soon. I empathize with this 57-year-old who had to live and perform while suffering from chronic pain. Yet his need to dance and sing demanded that he be exceptionally mobile. 553 more words

Aging

Substance Abuse Concerns: Heroin and Prescription Drug Use on the Rise Among Teens

Curriculum Review,  Jan. 2016, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p6-7. 2p.

It seems as though some teenagers have always dabbled in drugs, but with increasing access to dangerous prescription opioids and cheap heroin, the problem is especially acute. 353 more words

Recovery