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16 hrs ago | 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, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

20 hrs ago | 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, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Record

No. 1 killer in Ohio .... unintended overdose

When Emily Estrada stood in front of Judge Mark K. Wiest on Aug. 18, 2011, she was not ready to admit she had much of a problem.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, OH, Drugs, Apple Creek, OH, Medicine, Drug Enforcement Administration

St. Augustine Record

Arrest made after prescription drug investigation

An investigation that began online ended with one local woman arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, St Johns County, FL, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Naperville Sun

Health: Unlikely addict gets desperately needed help

"Anne" doesn't fit the typical stereotype that most of us have about what a drug addict looks like.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Medicine, Health, Pain, Rheumatology

WKOW-TV

Baby's mother, father say given "pain pills" before kidnapping

The mother and father of a Beloit baby testify they were given "pain pills" by Kristen Smith, before authorities say Smith kidnapped the infant and made an ill-fated attempt to escape with the child.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Prescription tracking at 10: Maine police, doctors, lawmakers...

"I remember the first day I took a Vicodin, to a tee," says the 44-year-old lobsterman from Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Maine, Medicine, Drugs, Life, Veteran Affairs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Police: New Hampshire woman forged prescriptions in Bellows Falls

A New Hampshire woman faces 10 felonies and has been barred from a Bellows Falls pharmacy after authorities said she fraudulently obtained hundreds of prescription painkiller pills there.

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Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Yorker

Who's Afraid of Zohydro?

If a good politician is somebody who, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, never lets a serious crisis go to waste, then Deval Patrick, the governor of Massachusetts, is an excellent politician.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Food and Drug Administration, Fasting, Medicine

KDWN

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Methadone, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Marietta Times

Doctors overprescribe dangerous, addictive drugs that lead to heroin use

The article on prosecuting heroin dealers for the deaths of their customers was very thought provoking.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBNS

Columbus Police Officer Fights To Keep Badge After Pain Pill Investigation

The Chief of Police decided Freetage should be fired for his misconduct, but that's not the final word on this case.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

More turning to heroin after being prescribed painkillers

When he woke from a coma three weeks later, the other driver and Mike's wife and daughter were dead.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Scranton, PA, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Star Press

AG claims pharmacist unfit to practice

James McGrady doesn't worry as much about his locally owned pharmacy being robbed or burglarized since he stopped dispensing controlled substances, which include drugs with a potential for abuse or dependence like the pain relievers oxycodone, fentanyl and Vicodin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Drugs.com

Popping Pills in America: Can the DEA Fix This?

There's no doubt about it the U.S. is a big consumer of prescription painkillers .

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Pain

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Plan helps doctors check painkiller use

Small white pills, packaged in bright orange canisters and marked with inscrutable labels -- Oxycontin, Vicodin -- have long been considered the answer to physical pain.

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

The Washington Post

DEA investigating distribution of prescription drugs in NFL, report says

A recent lawsuit in which former NFL players allege they were improperly supplied prescription pain medication has triggered an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the New York Daily News reports.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, New York Daily News, Percodan, Aspirin/Oxycodone (generic), Toradol, Ketorolac (generic)

Journal Gazette

Pushing back on pills

Among those fighting back are Dr. Deborah McMahan, Allen County's health commissioner.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Pain

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ventura County Reporter

Vicodin to Heroin

V entura County is facing a big problem, one that is plaguing medical communities around the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Ventura County, CA

Virginia Business

EVZIO now available in the U.S.

Richmond-based Kaleo announced Tuesday that its handheld auto-injector for opioid overdoses is now available.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

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