5 hrs ago
The Las Vegas Sun
Photo: Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine fo
Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine for the extreme pain she was feeling just days before she passed away following brain surgery in May on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Northern Echo
Paramedics used out-of-date morphine to give pain relief
THE North East Ambulance Service has reported itself to the Care Quality Commission after discovering its paramedics had given patients 75 doses of out-of-date drugs, including morphine.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Egalet To Host Conference Call And Webcast To Discuss Second Quarter...
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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.
Zalviso: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of The FDA's Complete Response Letter
Many of the concerns from the CRL were submitted as amendments which the FDA acknowledged they had not reviewed yet.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Ohio's execution drugs are commonly used in everyday medical procedures
If you've ever gone in for surgery or had a colonoscopy, there's a good chance you've taken at least one of the two drugs Ohio uses to execute criminals.
Race affects opioid selection for cancer pain
Racial disparities exist in the type of opioid prescribed for cancer pain, according to a study published online July 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Exploring pharmacological activities and signaling of morphinans...
Opioid analgesics are the most effective drugs for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa man convicted of marijuana crimes, in Portland for pot to treat cancer
A skycap pushed Benton Mackenzie's wheelchair through the crowd of travelers at Portland International Airport, some glad to escape Portland on a rainy summer day and others just happy to be back home.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Dying Vets in New York VA Denied Painkillers – Given Salt Water Instead
It's a sad day to see a senior veteran dying, but helping them leave this life without pain or hardship is a must.
VA makes changes to prescription pain killer policy
The Veterans Administration has a new policy designed to reduce dependency on pain killers such as morphine and oxycodone.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Medical News Today
Naloxegol being tested to counteract constipation caused by opioid painkillers
Opioids - strong morphine-based painkillers - are widely prescribed to patients experiencing chronic severe pain.
The Citizens' Voice
Heroin cocktails a deadly mix
MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Luzerne County Coroner Bill Lisman said toxicology reports for all 11 heroin/morphine-related overdose deaths last year came back showing sometimes seven or eight other drugs.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Coroner: 2 recent deaths drug-related accidents
Stephen Nonn says 40-year-old Cleophus Richardson died in May after being found unresponsive in his Wood River home.
Has Codeine Harmed Your Child?
In August 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a boxed warning - its strongest - to alert doctors and parents about the risks of administering codeine to children post-surgery.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The York Daily Record
Legal but dangerous: Locals work to curb prescription drug abuse
Phil Bauer poses for a portrait on June 27 at his West Manchester Township home in front of photos of his son, Mark Bauer, who died in 2004 from a prescription drug overdose.
Chesterfield woman bitten by copperhead still recovers 30 days later
Poisonous snakes tend to hide in places like bushes and weeds. Experts say they're not aggressive and will run away from you.
Toxic effects of medication led to death of Kingswinford man, inquest told
A KINGSWINFORD father's death was caused by the combined effects of medication he was taking for severe back pain, an inquest heard.
Biotech Stock Mailbag: AcelRx, Yellen Aftermath, Nymox
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