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3 hrs ago | Newswise

American Pain Society Publishes New Clinical Practice Guideline on Methadone Safety

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 -- Improved physician education and patient counseling about methadone safety and ECG monitoring to identify patients at high risk for cardiac problems will lead to safer use of the medication, according to the American Pain Society's Clinical Practice Guideline on Methadone Safety, published this week in The Journal of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Oregon drug deaths: More people dying from meth use, cocaine-related deaths at a low

Drug-related deaths in Oregon , from 2003 to 2013, according to the state medical examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Decorated Bay City soldier says he's on the cusp of putting opiate addiction behind him

It's been a long four years, but through many trials and tribulations, decorated veteran Benjamin O. Green says he is almost free of his addiction to prescription painkillers and opiates and he's ready to start a new chapter in his life.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Army, Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

New clinic to provide outpatient treatment to opiate addicts

When Steven Singer, executive director of Addiction Recovery Systems-Winchester, interviewed for his position, he said his employers told him they were convinced he was right for the job after just one line: "It's about time someone actually wants to bring this to the community," Singer told his interviewer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Philly.com

Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction

The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

O'Fallon Police: Ex-detective stole drugs from evidenceO'Fallon...

A former O'Fallon police detective has been arrested and charged for stealing drugs from evidence packages for his addiction, according to O'Fallon Police.

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Related Topix: O'Fallon, MO, St Charles County, MO, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Annexation Bad News For Crimea's Rehab Patients

Crimea's annexation by Russia is set to bring far-reaching changes to its 2.3 million inhabitants.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, World News, Ukraine,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Washington Times

Doctor's license suspended after clinic raided

The Montana Board of Medical Examiners has suspended the medical license of a Florence physician whose clinic was raided last week by federal agents who were investigating his prescription-writing practices.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Heroin task force focuses on treatment options, availability in Madison County

"Rachel" was a young mother in an unhappy marriage, who had no idea her stress headaches would lead to a decade-long struggle with addiction.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Star-Telegram.com

Crimea side-effect: Addicts deprived of methadone

Every morning, Sergei Kislov takes the bus to the rundown outskirts of this port city for the methadone doses that keep him off heroin without suffering withdrawal.

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ABC News

Crimea Side-Effect: Addicts Deprived of Methadone

Every morning, Sergei Kislov takes the bus to the rundown outskirts of this port city for the methadone doses that keep him off heroin without suffering withdrawal.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Zogenix Statement: Let's Get the Facts Straight About Zohydro ER

As informed health care experts and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have noted for the record, Zohydro ER is no more potent than any other hydrocodone medication available.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Compass

One man's addiction: The first in a two-part series

Buying the high-end sport utility vehicle was a big moment for the 27-year-old. It marked one year of his success in the province's methadone program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic)

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