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  1. New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effectRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and their generic equivalents will be subject to the same prescribing rules as ... (more)

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  2. U.S. to tighten restrictions on common opioid painkillersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The move comes as health and law enforcement officials try to curb a rising tide of prescription drug abuse.

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  3. U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic PainkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HON

    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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  4. Tracking painkiller salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | WWLP

    A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds prescription rates for opioid painkillers like Oxycodone and Hydrocodone vary widely from state to state.

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  5. New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effectNew restrictions on...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Patients will be limited to one 90-day supply and will have to see a doctor to get a refill.

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  6. FDA Imposes Tougher Rules on Drugs Containing HydrocodoneRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KRON 4

    The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine ... (more)

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  7. Heroin in the suburbs: An American epidemicRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    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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  8. Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug AbuseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    "More than nine in ten respondents said that developing new technologies to prevent drug abuse is an important key to reducing the abuse crisis and improving health safety in the U.S." Repass added that two-thirds of Americans also believe prescription opioid based pain medications are abused more often than illegal drugs such as heroin.

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  9. Novel drug to treat respiratory depression helps opioid users breathe easierRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.

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  10. Canada Mulls New Labelling Rules to Check Misuse of PainkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Canada has decided to tighten screws on rampant abuse of painkillers in the country.

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  11. Grandmother had a heroin habitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | CNN

    Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.

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  12. Magee-Womens, insurers launch recovery center for pregnant addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    At a time when heroin use and prescription drug abuse have reached epidemic levels, local health care providers are stepping up to the plate to help one targeted group: pregnant women.

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  13. Canada slow to respond to prescription opioid crisisRead the original story

    Wednesday | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    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.

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  14. Consumer Reports: Deadly pain pillsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KIMA

    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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  15. Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Publication Of...Read the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    Study results support the novel abuse-deterrent properties of Oxycodone DETERxA Canton, MA - August 20, 2014 - Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative treatments for chronic pain, today announced the publication of the following article, "Impact of physical manipulation on in vitro ... (more)

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  16. Dr. Moshe LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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  17. Collegium Pharmaceutical Announces Publication of Abuse-Deterrent...Read the original story

    Wednesday | BayStreet.ca

    Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative treatments for chronic pain, today announced the publication of the following article, "Impact of physical manipulation on in vitro and in vivo release profiles of Oxycodone DETERx : An extended-release, abuse-deterrent formulation," in the ... (more)

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  18. Opioid users breathe easier with novel drug to treat respiratory depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Science Daily

    People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.

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  19. New therapeutic drug may prevent respiratory depression in patients taking opioid medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News

    People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.

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  20. Medical marijuana production facility proposed for BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Independent & Free Press

    A group of businessmen have made an application to the federal government to operate a medical marijuana production facility in Burlington.

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