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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.


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.


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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs

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.


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.


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.


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

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Dentist was writing prescriptions in exchange for drugs for his own use, lieutenant says

Cook said Purmell, 59, had a drug problem himself and wrote prescriptions for Vicodin, methadone and codeine, all pain medications, and promethazine, used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions and to relax and sedate patients.


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

Sun Mar 23, 2014


Painkillers and heroin; on the road to addiction

I have read with great interest, concern and self reflection recently about the alarming use of opioid pain medications leading to heroin use and consequent overdoses causing the deaths of many of the users.


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