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3 hrs ago | Indiana's NewsCenter
It's a scene we've seen across Indiana again and again -- crooks holding up pharmacies and demanding prescription drugs.
7 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk
Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
11 hrs ago | RedOrbit
A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats.
15 hrs ago | Ottawa Life
In my first career as a pharmacist, I worked in more than 30 pharmacies across Nova Scotia, filling more than 100,000 prescriptions between 1990 and 1995.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
The DEA's newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America's most prescribed drug: Vicodin.
Purdue Pharma L.P. and two affiliated companies are seeking to disqualify a former District of Columbia attorney general from representing the city of Chicago in its lawsuit against several drugmakers for allegedly seeking to misinform the public about the risks and benefits of opium-like pain medications.
Governor Lincoln Chafee and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor 15 Rhode Island police, firefighters, and EMTs next week for their life-saving heroics.
A recent study confirms what medical marijuana advocates have long tried to argue: the cannabis plant can serve as a less addictive alternative to prescription painkillers.
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.
In states where medical marijuana is legal, the rates of deaths caused by painkiller overdoses are lower than in states where medical marijuana is illegal, a new study has found.
Access to medical marijuana appears to have saved thousands of lives over the past few years by reducing accidental overdose deaths from drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, a new study says.
David A. Wait, 55, was arrested Friday amid allegations that he accepted money in exchange for writing illegal Oxycodone prescriptions.
Hydrocodone combination products such as Vicodin will now be in the same, more-restrictive category as OxyContin and fentanyl under the Controlled Substances Act, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday.y. The rule, which takes effect in 45 days, quickly drew criticism from pharmacist groups serving long-term care residents.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 09:52 pm
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