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16 hrs ago | HON

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is going ahead with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a surge in dangerous addictions across the United States.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

20 hrs ago | Fox News

Heroin in the suburbs: An American epidemic

How could one little pill, legally prescribed to millions of people, be a dangerous way to have a good time? Mike Duggan remembers those words.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Consumer Reports: Deadly pain pills

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.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Home

Ex-Burlington cop guilty in drug scheme

A former Burlington police officer will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to charges in connection with a scheme in which he falsified prescriptions to pocket more than 260 Percocets and collected tens of thousands of dollars in false disability claims.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Medicine

Verde Independent

MATForce hails state ed on prescription drug abuse

The doctor who for years has led the Yavapai County Substance Abuse Coalition campaign to slow the number of prescriptions written for opioid pain relievers, is hailing the new educational outreach by Arizona's two state medical boards.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Yavapai County, AZ, Medicine, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Guardian

Provincial court judge Orr says P.E.I. has significant drug problem

A 53-year-old Charlottetown man who was arrested as part of the Operation Clean Sweep drug raids earlier this year was sentenced Friday to 12 months in jail for drug trafficking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WKYT

Investigates: The wrath of Roxy

Police in London said pain pills remain the main problem in the city. Detective Jimmy Phelps has been working narcotics in the area for forty years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

FDA approves controversial new pain medication

Consumer Reports would like to have the FDA reconsider the release of Zohydro ER due to the addictive nature of opioids.

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

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Medical Daily

Painkillers May Do More Harm Than Good; Even Tylenol, Ibuprofen Can Be Risky

A new analysis from Consumer Reports reveals that the ease with which people have been overdosing on prescription painkillers hasn't lessened.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Fri Aug 01, 2014

CBS News

Prescription painkiller overdoses skyrocket

An investigation just published by Consumer Reports finds use of prescription painkillers has continued to rise , despite efforts to raise awareness about the dangers these drugs pose.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration

Keizertimes.com

Another drug

I know it is too early but come November we will be asked to vote for or against the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Consumer Reports

Special report: The dangers of painkillers

It starts with drugs such as OxyContin , Percocet , and Vicodin -prescription narcotics that can make days bearable if you are recovering from surgery or suffering from cancer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

News 4 Jax

Deadly pain pills

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Hundreds march to raise awareness of drug abuse in Bergen County

Anne Pless, left front, and Susan MacMillan, right front, lead the walk as they arrive at Northern Highlands during the walk.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bergen County, NJ, Mahwah, NJ, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

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