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32 min ago | WCTI

Deputies: Man sold prescription pain pills

Deputies arrested a Beaufort County man for allegedly selling prescription pain medication.

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Related Topix: Beaufort County, NC, Blounts Creek, NC, Drugs, Medicine

4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Specially Formulated Pills Keep Addicts From Abusing Them

It started in the 1990s, when doctors began prescribing opioids more frequently as a way to treat both chronic and short-term pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

Magistrate alters sentence for drug trafficker

A REFORMED Rebels bikie gang member who ran a "hillbilly heroin" prescription medication ring in Camperdown has successfully applied to be resentenced.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Methadone, Galva, KS, Lakin, KS

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health, Pain

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Medicine

Examiner.com

Prescription drugs and their well-documented dangers

Prescription drugs are a more serious problem than ever in our society, and the drugs have been at the center of several high-profile robberies and killings over the past few years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Violent Crime, Suffolk County, NY, Medicine

Northern Life

Inspire By Example rides through Sudbury

Addiction is a disease, and that disease is progressive. For Chris Cull, his disease lead him to hit rock bottom.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

The Times-Tribune

Prescription painkillers becoming a gateway to heroin addiction

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sheeley's Drug Store owner Dan Iannielli behind the counter of his store in Scranton.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Scranton, PA, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Meth, heroin deaths climb in S.D.

That's the methamphetamine and heroin coursing through San Diego County streets, and the surge is continuing to claim more and more lives.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

The Orlando Sentinel

State must drive back heroin as it did pill mills

When Charles Dickens penned " It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, " it wasn't meant as commentary on Florida's modern war on drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Florida, Florida Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Opinion

Star Tribune

New York pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in 2 patients' overdose deaths

A doctor authorities say sold pain pill prescriptions to an addict who later killed four people in a pharmacy holdup was found guilty of manslaughter on Friday in the overdose deaths of two patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PennLive.com

Popping prescription pills can push kids to heroin abuse: Anne Reeves

There are many people living in pain who legitimately need the relief provided by prescription drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Crackdown on pain medication coming

Las Vegas valley doctors may soon have a much harder time writing prescriptions for pain management.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs

CBS Local

Jury Nears Verdict In Trial Of Dr. Stan Li

After a week of deliberations, a jury is close to reaching a verdict in the case of a doctor accused of peddling pills.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

County 10 News

Police Blotter: Arrests; Girl struck by car while riding bicycle;...

Here is Thursday's recap of law enforcement activity around the county in the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Lander, WY, Medicine, Riverton, WY, Dubois, WY

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Ex-Cape lecturer arrested in US

Eronini Megwa, 59, lectured at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology from 1993 until 2003 before joining California State University, where he was an associate professor until 2007.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, Medicine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Windsor Star

Lakeshore OPP arrest three in drug raid

Two men and a woman are facing drug charges after Lakeshore OPP raided a residence and found pot and oxycodone pills on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Seneca, SC

Daily Kos

Hypocrisy of Big Pharma - Anti-Cannabis Lobbying

A recent article in The Nation has exposed the lobbying efforts of large pharmaceutical companies and producers of highly addictive prescription opiates who are seeking to block any proposed reforms of cannabis laws on both the Federal and State level.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Healthcare Law, Law

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