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  1. Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    Researchers found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 percent of people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits were prescribed narcotic painkillers each year.

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  2. Deadly drug mix: Fentanyl makes a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    John Simmons said he had been using heroin for only six months, having graduated from Percocet when the money for prescription painkillers ran out.

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  3. U.S. tightens access to some narcotic painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS News

    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. Painkillers prescribed chronically to many Americans on disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said it was proceeding with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, meaning prescription narcotic drugs such as Vicodin, Lortab and their generic equivalents would be in the same regulatory class as painkillers such as Oxycontin.

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  5. Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mental Help Net

    Researchers found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 percent of people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits were prescribed narcotic painkillers each year.

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  6. Patient Agreements Help Avoid Liability for Prescribing PainkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Law.com

    Physicians and healthcare institutions have begun experimenting with new tactics to combat the recent dramatic increases in prescription drug abuse.

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  7. Man charged with yelling profanities, having drugsMan charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Herald

    Man charged with yelling profanities, having drugs A man was charged with having drugs after police got a report of him yelling profanities.

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

    Thursday | 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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  9. Side EffectsRead the original story

    Thursday | NJ.com

    That "nanny state" Food & Drug Administration insists on Big Pharma listing possible side effects when it advertises its wonder drugs.

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  10. Consumer Reports: Deadly pain pillsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | 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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  11. 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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  12. Bremerton doctor being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Central Kitsap Reporter

    The state Department of Health's Medical Quality Assurance Commission found enough evidence to take action against Scott T. Ekin's license to practice, according a statement of charges from the commission.

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  13. Book review: All Fall Down a tale of pain born of experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Canada.com

    Jennifer Weiner delves into the dark topic of addiction in her new novel All Fall Down, a story born of painful firsthand experience.

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  14. 'Teen Mom' Leah Messer addicted to pain pills?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Examiner.com

    Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer is making news this week because some of her friends fear that she was addicted to prescription pain medication.

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  15. Prescription painkiller crisis: Pennsylvania seeks to cut off ER dispensing to addictsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | PennLive.com

    Pennsylvania on Wednesday issued guidelines intended to make it harder for prescription pain medication abusers to obtain them at hospital emergency rooms.

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  16. Ex-Burlington cop guilty in drug schemeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Lowell Sun

    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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  17. MATForce hails state ed on prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Verde Independent

    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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  18. One out of five adult orthopaedic trauma patients sought additional...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | PhysOrg Weblog

    "Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients.

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  19. Virtual reality can help relieve an all-too common terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Polygon

    Most dentists these days have the good sense to display a nice poster on the ceiling, above their chair-of-pain.

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  20. Our Lives: Rx for prescription painkillers tests docs' witsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | News Observer

    I don't remember how I learned to write prescriptions. I learned about drugs by studying them in medical school, by sticking my nose in a pharmacology book.

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