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Lessons I’ve Learned from Taking Prescription Painkillers (Part 2)

**Note- these are my personal experiences and should not be taken as medical advice. All prescription medications that I refer to are drugs that I was prescribed by a doctor for orthopedic and neuropathic knee pain following two different surgeries within a three-year period. 1,264 more words

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Lessons I've Learned from Taking Prescription Painkillers (Part 1)

**Note- these are my personal experiences and should not be taken as medical advice. All prescription medications that I refer to are drugs that I was prescribed by a doctor for orthopedic and neuropathic knee pain following two different surgeries within a three-year period. 1,884 more words

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Painkillers Are Increasingly Prescribed After Low-Risk Surgery

Addiction to painkillers is a growing epidemic in the U.S., fueled in large part by changing ways that doctors are expected to help their patients address pain. 319 more words

Nelson: We're wallowing and sinking in a sea of drugs

Almost half a century ago, the inimitable Grace Slick sang about one pill making you larger and another making you small.

These days, though, you need not go ask Alice — instead, talk to any police officer, doctor or social worker about such horrors. 627 more words

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Opioid Overdose Reversal Training Event on June 6th

 

Drug overdose has become the #1 cause of accidental death in the U.S. Mark Atwood, a member of Pender, would like to make you aware of an important event being sponsored by The Chris Atwood Foundation (“CAF”). 149 more words

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