10 hrs ago
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)
18 hrs ago
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Newport woman pleads guilty in methadone death
Jennifer M. Johnson gave the drug to her husband after a night of beer drinking.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Prescription drug abuse growing despite efforts to curb problem
Recovering prescription drug addict Jessica Wornkey-Immediato talks about her struggles and the benefits of methadone treatment programs at the Center for Change, 1333 N. Broadway.