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Drew Barrymore's sister Jessica Barrymore Died from Drug Overdose
Jessica Barrymore was the half-sister of Hollywood star Drew Barrymore . She died last month at the age of 47. Jessica Barrymore was found dead in a car parked in Hoover Avenue in National City, California on July 29. And the San Diego County Medical Examiner's office released a report earlier this week that declared that a drugs and alcohol ... (more)
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Inbox - August 27, 2014
Clearing Up Misinformation Thanks for doing such a great article on the heroin epidemic.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Methadone treatment suppresses testosterone in opioid addicts
Treatment for opioid addiction tampers with the testosterone levels of male but not female opioid users, McMaster University research has shown.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
NBC San Diego
Drew Barrymore's Half Sister Died From Overdose: ME
The half-sister of movie star Drew Barrymore was killed by acute drug and alcohol intoxication, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's office announced Monday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Ex-dealer pleads guilty, gets 3-6 years in jail
A former drug dealer from Hampton who gave Darriean Hess the powerful painkiller fentanyl several hours before Hess killed two bicyclists said she is happy to be sober.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Magee-Womens, insurers launch recovery center for pregnant addicts
At a time when heroin use and prescription drug abuse have reached epidemic levels, local health care providers are stepping up to the plate to help one targeted group: pregnant women.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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)
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.