Drug overdoses up in Kent County - pain-relieving narcotics most common drug
Drug-overdose deaths were up in Kent County last year and narcotic analgesics such as morphine and fentanyl were the primary choice of users, according to the county medical examiner.
Tue May 14, 2013
Destiny Spitler death: Family's heartbreak as girl, 12, dies after...
Family's heartbreak as 'happy and bubbly' girl, 12, dies from 'overdose' after she put grandma's used painkiller patch on her leg Destiny Spitler, 12, was found lifeless in her bed in Clinton on Saturday morning and investigators called to the scene discovered a Fentanyl patch on her thigh The girl's grandmother, Diane Spitler, uses the medication, ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Galena Biopharma Poster Presentation at the American Pain Society 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting
Galena Biopharma, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care, presented information on the development of a Transmucosal Immediate Release Fentanyl REMS program at the American Pain Society 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting.
Border Counties Advertizer
Woman died from painkiller overdose
AN OSWESTRY woman died following an accidental overdose of painkillers. Philippa Ann Berry, of Holbache Road, died on December 14 and was found by her partner of 12 years, Andrew Page, in her bed at their home.
Wed May 08, 2013
Woman pleads guilty in drug overdose case
A Twin Falls woman has pleaded guilty to giving a narcotic pain patch to a man who nearly died of an overdose.
Tue May 07, 2013
BioDelivery Sciences International to Present at the Bank of America...
The presentation is scheduled for Dr. Sirgo will focus on the development status, timeline and market opportunity for BUNAVAIL for the management of opioid dependence and will discuss progress made by BDSI and its commercial partner, Endo Health Solutions, with the ongoing Phase 3 clinical program for BEMA Buprenorphine for the treatment of chronic ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Central Western Daily
More abusing prescription drugs
The latest NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research shows there was a 110 per cent increase in the number of people in the Orange local government area caught using these types of drugs, and drugs such as synthetic cannabis and unknown drugs in the last two years.
Thu May 02, 2013
Owasso police search for thief who stole meds from ambulance
The search is on for a thief in Owasso after 45 vials of drugs were stolen from six ambulances.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Janesville Gazette
Officials: Woman stole pain patches off 'helpless' patient's body
Jacqueline E. Stein, 34, of 8924 38th Ave., Kenosha, is accused of taking patches of the painkiller Fentanyl from a patient at Fairhaven Retirement Community, according to a criminal complaint filed in February.
Madison County Herald
Batesville nurse charged with stealing painkillers intended for elderly
A Batesville nurse is facing charges she took controlled painkillers away from patients at a nursing home where she worked.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
UC Research Why Patients Develop Pneumonia Following Surgury
UC Researching Why Patients Develop Pneumonia Following Surgery May 1, 2013 A University of Canterbury researcher is seeking to better understand the relationship between the drugs given during surgery and post-surgical chest infection.
D.C.-based doctor indicted on federal drug charges in SW Va.
A Washington, D.C.-based doctor who allegedly prescribed thousands of painkillers to patients in Southwest Virginia was indicted on multiple felony counts recently by a federal grand jury in Abingdon.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Transdermal fentanyl therapy for pains in children with infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Prince George Citizen
Heroin users warned
An influx of Fentanyl, a powerful narcotic being sold for heroin, has found its way into the hands of drug dealers in the city, prompting Prince George RCMP to issue a warning.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
St. Martin woman accused of mailing pain patches to husband at jail
JACKSON COUNTY Sheriff's deputies Wednesday arrested a woman accused of mailing prescription pain patches to her husband at the Jackson County jail, according to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Kinston Free Press
Greene to get permanent prescription drug drop box
The average age of a child in Lenoir County attempting to get high on a prescription drug is 9 years old, Shannon Ruiz said.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wins Approval for Expanded Use of Amitiza in U.S.
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