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Deaths from Prescription Painkillers Triple in 20 Years – What’s Going On?

Source: Natural Society, by Ella Jameson

The deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heath Ledger may have grabbed headlines, but there is a far larger tragedy behind America’s recreational painkiller epidemic. 190 more words

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Deaths from Prescription Painkillers Triple in 20 Years .

The deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heath Ledger may have grabbed headlines, but there is a far larger tragedy behind America’s recreational painkiller epidemic…
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Medical Marijuana vs. Prescription Painkillers

It’s a common misconception that someone who is pro cannabis would like to see people get high all the time.  The fact is, marijuana has been proven to be the most medicinal plant in the world.  258 more words

Long Island Doctor Arrested For Selling Prescriptions For Narcotic Drugs

DO NOT TRUST YOUR DOCTOR UNTIL YOU’VE DONE YOUR RESEARCH!

Defendant Sold Prescriptions For Powerful, Addictive Painkillers Without Performing Required Examinations Of Patients

Schneiderman: Doctor’s Action An Unconscionable Violation Of Professional Duties… 794 more words

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What I Would Do If I Wrote Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men

Just like every other comic blogger out there, I am also an aspiring comic book creator. However, I’m no longer content to just sit on the sidelines with everyone else. 1,022 more words

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I Live With A Junkie

Use of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone has skyrocketed in the US. As a result, heroin use has tripled. Here’s how it works: you get a prescription, a “script,” for painkillers to treat something like neck pain. 976 more words

Lawmakers Consider Requiring Locking Devices For Prescription Painkillers

CHICAGO (CBS) — Experts have asked state lawmakers to require locking containers for prescription painkillers, to help prevent theft and abuse.

The Illinois House Health Care Licenses Committee in Springfield heard testimony on possible legislation Wednesday morning. 232 more words

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