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Tuesday | Daily Mail

Prison for mom in boy's sippy-cup methadone death

Mom who accidentally served her two-year-old son methadone that she had stored in a Gatorade bottle is jailed for 15 years Jill Goff 'served her two-year-old son Aiden a pink liquid in a sippy cup at their home in Tooele, Utah, 'thinking it was Gatorade' A Utah woman whose two-year-old son died after police say she inadvertently poured her ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Tooele, UT

Tuesday | EurekAlert!

Opioid users breathe easier with novel drug to treat respiratory depression

August 19, 2014 - People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.


Related Topix: Health, Pain, Medicine, Anesthesiology, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Star Tribune

Newport woman pleads guilty in methadone death

Jennifer M. Johnson gave the drug to her husband after a night of beer drinking.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington County, MN, Scandia, MN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Times

A year after ATV accident, teen returns to school

Sam Sartain, center, on his first day back at Gainesville High School on Thursday with friend Blake Rogers and principal LaCrisia Larkin.


Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Painkiller drug sales seen dropping by 2020

London, England, United Kingdom - Prescription drug sales are forecast to exceed $1 trillion by 2020, according to a new report of EvaluatePharma, an analyst of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.


Related Topix: Drugs, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Sun Aug 03, 2014

International Business Times

Raetihi Mother Jailed For Killing Child With Methadone

Injectable drugs are pictured inside an injection room at a hospital in Shanghai May 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Proposed methadone clinic meeting resistance in Waveland

Four days before Waveland city leaders are scheduled to vote on the controversial issue, the owner of the building where a proposed methadone clinic would be set up is speaking out.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Appeals court upholds conviction in pain pill case

A federal appeals court has upheld the 15-year prison sentence of a Louisiana businessman for distributing oxycodone and methadone in eastern Kentucky illegally through pain clinic patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Mon Jul 28, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

Medical 'care' at Soledad is degrading a and lethal

The people who are housed in this institution, Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, Calif., are having a lot of issues with medical.


Related Topix: Soledad, CA, State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Prison, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Glendale News-Press

Start the Presses: The Internet is written in ink

For the last two years, I have taught a journalism class at USC. Most of my students are undergraduate sophomores, too young to drink, but not too young to seriously damage their reputation online.


Related Topix: Glendale, CA, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Needles hidden around idyllic home told a tale of Peaches' lost battle

Peaches Geldof was discovered dead from a heroin overdose with a syringe in a sweet box on the floor and a stash of drugs, burnt spoons and needles throughout her countryside family home.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bob Geldof, Pop/Rock, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Parenting, Family, Entertainment


FDA approves new painkiller from OxyContin maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)