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8 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Chronic Pain and Painkillers: Why You Should Consider Alternatives...

Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain lasting more than six months, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Naturopathy, Recreational Vehicle, Bison

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Chronic Pain & Painkillers: Why You Should Consider Alternatives...

Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain lasting more than six months, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Naturopathy, Recreational Vehicle, Bison

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Reuters

REFILE-FEATURE-Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin.

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Reuters

Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Medicine, Ireland, World News,

Reuters

FEATURE-Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Medicine, Ireland, World News,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

DEA places more restrictions on hydrocodone

The federal government has further restricted one of the most widely prescribed and highly abused drugs in the nation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Chronic Pain & Painkillers: Why You Should Consider Alternatives...

Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain lasting more than six months, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Naturopathy, Recreational Vehicle, Bison

Examiner.com

Be careful when you use opioids

Pain Mandate to Blame for Uptick in US Opioid Overdoses? California Academy of Sciences - African Hall Join Patil Armenian, MD of the California Poison Control System for Poisons, Venoms and Pills: Toxicology 101, an uninhibited interactive... There are very few purists as compared to people who medicate by using over the counter drugs for minor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Pharmacology, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Lowering Healthcare Costs?

Comparatively speaking the United States has the highest healthcare costs of all 34 countries in the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

New rules could keep pain pills out of hands of addicts

Nevada has the fourth highest rate of prescription drug overdose deaths in the country, according to a study by Trust for America's Health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Drug Enforcement Administration, Healthcare Law, Law

News Max

Addiction Fear Keeps Many Cancer Patients in Pain: Study

Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSIL

DEA Increases Restrictions on Prescription Painkillers

Getting some painkillers at your local pharmacy will soon get a little more difficult.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Trojan

Tighter reins on hydrocodone a big step forward

On Aug. 21, the Drug Enforcement Administration increased restrictions on the prescription of hydrocodone, the most common form of painkiller in the country.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Pain

SFGate

Erin Marie Daly charts opiates-to-heroin path with book, website

Erin Marie Daly: 7 p.m. Thursday. Diesel, a Bookstore, 5433 College Ave., Oakland.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oakland, CA, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Don't Waste Your Money: Pain pills could be deadly

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, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Lincoln Times-News

Prescription abuse, heroin use on the rise

According to the North Carolina Injury and Violence Prevention branch of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, unintentional poisoning deaths in the state have risen 300 percent since 1999.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lincoln County, NC, Medicine, Health, Pain, Drug Enforcement Administration

TheDailyBeast.com

Too Late to Wean America Off Vicodin?

The DEA's newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America's most prescribed drug: Vicodin.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Toledo Blade

Managing painkillers

In a major policy shift that affects tens of millions of patients, the federal government is tightening rules for prescribing the nation's most common painkillers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

Study: Medical Marijuana May Reduce Painkiller-Related Deaths

Researchers looked at death rates caused by overdoses of opioid painkillers, like OxyContin or Vicodin, between 1999 and 2010 using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Pain

Coal Valley News

New stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officially announced the final rule to reschedule hydrocodone-combination drugs, which are found in highly addictive painkillers like Vicodin and Lortab, from a Schedule III to a Schedule II controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Medicine, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Drug Testing

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