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8 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Sharper loses Arizona bid to be released on bail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge found there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him in that state.

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Related Topix: West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Detective: Sharper's DNA found on Arizona rape victim

PHOENIX a?? Darren Sharper's semen was found on the leggings of one of his alleged rape victims in Arizona, a woman who was rendered unconscious after consuming a drink Sharper gave her that night in November, according to testimony Wednesday from a Tempe police detective.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Medicine, Prison, Drugs

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Watch for sleep drug risks

"It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Dalmane, Flurazepam (generic)

Notes from Dr. RW

The Z-drugs: zolpidem, zopiclone, and zaleplon

From a recent review : The Z-drugs zolpidem, zopiclone, and zaleplon were hailed as the innovative hypnotics of the new millennium, an improvement to traditional benzodiazepines in the management of insomnia.

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Related Topix: Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Medicine, Insomnia, Health

The Daily Beast

Is the - Ambien Defense' BS? By Janelle Dumalaon

The theory claims people under the influence of the drug-like the Fort Hood shooter-act recklessly or violently with no recollection.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fort Hood, TX

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Many take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risks

Insomnia. "It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Alternative, Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Dalmane, Flurazepam (generic)

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

People's Pharmacy: Nicotine is still addictive, in any form

I recently have started using an e-cigarette. It has dramatically cut down my smoking of traditional cigarettes, plus there is no smoke smell or residual on clothing or furniture.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Thu Apr 03, 2014

National Post

Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez was taking antidepressant drugs and angry with the army, friends say

A U.S. soldier who shot dead three comrades and wounded 16 others before killing himself was on a cocktail of prescription drugs and angry with the army for initially refusing to let him attend his mother's funeral, according to friends.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Medicine, Metal, Slipknot

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bradenton.com

8 million people take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risks

Insomnia. "It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Alternative, Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Dalmane, Flurazepam (generic)

Applied Clinical Trials

20 Years Later, Drugs Do Act Differently in Women

In January 2013, FDA told manufacturers to lower the dose of zolpidem for women, and suggested a 10 mg to 5 mg for immediate-release products and from 12.5 mg to 6.25 mg for extended-release products .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television, UC Irvine, Women's Health, Health

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The York Daily Record

8 million people take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risks

Insomnia. "It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Alternative, Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Dalmane, Flurazepam (generic)

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Darren Sharper case spotlights sleep drug's dark side

Slipped into a drink, zolpidem or its brand-name version Ambien can render women unconscious, which is what authorities say is how a former NFL star raped four women Former NFL player Darren Sharper had 20 Ambien pills in his possession when Los Angeles police arrested him on suspicion of two rapes there in October and January.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Sharper to remain in jail without bail in Los Angeles

Former NFL star and accused rapist Darren Sharper will remain in custody in California without bail due to the seriousness of the charges against him, a Los Angeles judge ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: California, Korn Ferry International, Human Resources, Medicine

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