New Research Paves the Way for Oxycontin, Vicodin Alternatives
Researchers have discovered a novel way to handle moderate to severe pain that paves the way for lower dosage painkillers.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Medical marijuana is about quality of life
In regard to your recent "Taking Sides" column on the battle over medical marijuana, I have been in severe pain since 1994 after an accident, with fibromyalgia, gout and RSD reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and I have been using everything from morphine, Vicodin and other painkillers, and I have pain 24 hours a day and am disabled because of it.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Heroin antidote saves local lives
Heroin overdose deaths in Marathon County have skyrocketed in the past three years, but some officials say the death toll would be even higher if not for a drug that reverses the effects of heroin in just minutes.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
State considers tighter controls on popular prescription painkillers like Vicodin
The popular prescription painkillers Tramadol, Vicodin, Norco as well as other hydrocodone combination pills would become more difficult to obtain from your pharmacist under a proposal considered by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy .
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Researchers On A Path To Lower-Risk Painkillers
For patients managing cancer and other chronic health issues, painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin are often essential for pain relief.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Opioid Receptor Discovery Could Lead To Painkillers With Fewer Side Effects, Lower Addiction Risk
The discovery of a new binding site in pain-sensing nerve cells could lead to prescription drugs that are as effective as morphine, Vicodin, and Oxycontin, but have lower risk of side effects, tolerance, and addiction.
A path to lower-risk painkillers
New findings provide vital step towards exploring pain medications that may lower risks of prescription drug abuse and side effects of painkillers ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Rock Hill Herald
Mom facing Rock Hill drug charge determined to get children back
An hour before delivery, she swallowed half a Percocet. “I was in so much pain,” she said.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Investigation reveals pain pills went missing under facility nurse's...
A nurse at The Terrace of Daytona Beach was fired and had her license suspended after an investigation revealed some of her patients had not been receiving their pain medication, officials said.
Lake Elsinore Valley News
Former Verizon services installer arrested for burglaryl
In 2012 and 2013, 32-year-old former Verizon services installer, Marisa Lee Heim-Davis, entered at least two different city of Menifee residences on repeated occasions to install and/or repair TV/phone/computer equipment.
Wed May 29, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: Man Tries to Get Pain Medicine With Fake Prescription
A pharmacist was taking a long time with a Lilburn man's prescription for pain medication earlier this month not because she was busy with other medicines, but because she was checking that the prescription was legit.
Sun May 26, 2013
Pill pusher or a lifesaver?
DR. CLAUDE Curran sees himself as a thorn in the side of the medical establishment.
Fri May 24, 2013
Texas Bar Journal
May 1994 - " Did She Really Say That?
From Suzanne Saenz of Houston , this excerpt from the plaintiff's deposition in a medical malpractice case.
Thu May 23, 2013
Abuse of painkiller drugs is an epidemic in the U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the total number of painkillers prescribed in a single year could medicate every adult living in the U.S. around the clock.