Saturday Jun 15
Green Bay Press-Gazette
The devastating effects of heroin
The day that her 34-year-old son died of a heroin overdose plays over and over in one Manitowoc mother's mind.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Mother responds to sentence
Libby Blackburn said Dr. Harold Sleight prescribed 600 methadone pills and 90 oxycodone pills to her son in July 2009.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The London Free Press
The City: Former police officer says a methadone clinic on every...
Retired London Police Staff Sgt. Rick Izzard, right, shows off the matching tattoo he got with his son Ryan, left, when the younger Izzard kicked his prescription drug addiction with the help of methadone, which he was doctor-prescribed after a hockey injury in his teens.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
State reports drop in drug-related deaths; heroin deaths at all-time high
PORTLAND, Ore. Oregon saw a seven percent drop in drug-related deaths in 2012, but heroin caused more deaths than ever, the state medical examiner said.
The Daily Record
Period pain made me a drug addict: Woman who lost house and job to...
JODY JACKSON'S GP wants to put her on methadone after she became addicted to prescribed drugs meant to help her heavy and painful periods.
Thu May 30, 2013
Postoperative pain control with methadone: influence of supplementary ...
The aim of the study was to establish whether there exists a relationship between blood methadone concentration and analgesic response and the intrasubject and intersubject variability in this relationship.
Comparison of morphine and methadone for prevention of postoperative...
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Wed May 29, 2013
A place where graduates overcome addiction
For Elisha Gahagan, it was the day she lost custody of her kids. She'd been using since she was 12 years old - first wine coolers and pot, then cocaine, eventually heroin - but she had always promised herself that she would not turn out like this, just like her own mother, an opiate addict who spent her days chasing pain pills.
Tue May 28, 2013
The London Free Press
Gillespie: Five methadone clinics and more than a dozen...
During Monday's meeting of council's community and protective services committee, politicians recommended methadone-dispensing clinics and pharmacies treating at least 40 patients daily install outdoor surveillance cameras, pay a $700 annual fee and keep a daily head count of patients.
Sun May 26, 2013
Pill pusher or a lifesaver?
DR. CLAUDE Curran sees himself as a thorn in the side of the medical establishment.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Methadone clinic in Brainerd tied to large transit costs
Taxis from Brainerd and Duluth have been seen coming in and out of the Pinnacle Recovery Services parking lot in Brainerd since the opiate treatment program opened in April of 2012.
Prosecutors: DeKalb Doctor had a cohort
STERLING – A local doctor accused of illegally dispensing drugs that led to the deaths of at least 3 people hired a physician to issue prescriptions when he was absent, federal prosecutors say.
Mon May 20, 2013
Just Released: "Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals &...
Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the commercialization of therapeutic products indicated for treatment in theraupeutic areas such as central nervous system diseases, cancer; cardiovascular disease and infectious diseases.