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  1. Heroin antidote, Narcan, possibly saved man's life in Macomb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The brain has many receptors for opioids. An overdose occurs when too much of an opioid fits in too many receptors, stopping the person's breathing.

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  2. Doctors group issues guidelines on pain medicationsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Boston Herald

    A group representing 25,000 doctors in Massachusetts issued new guidelines Thursday for prescribing pain medication, citing an epidemic of opioid abuse that claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year. The Massachusetts Medical Society said it is launching a major campaign, targeting doctors and patients, on prescribing medication and on the safe storage and disposal of pain medications.

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  3. Hyannis doctor charged with writing illegal prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Cape Cod Times

    A Barnstable County grand jury has indicted a Hyannis doctor on charges he illegally prescribed addictive narcotics and defrauded the state's MassHealth program, according to the office of Attorney General Maura Healey. Dr. Mohammad Nassery, 63, who practiced out of Ariana Pediatric Neurology on North Street, has agreed to no longer practice medicine as a result of Friday's indictments, a statement from the attorney general's office says.

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  4. What it says in the papers: business pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Independent.ie

    In a joint statement put out by the World Economic Forum, the heads and senior executives of a number of international banks, including HSBC, Zurich Insurance, and UBS, said so-called macro-prudential rules were a good thing to ensure financial stability. But they warned that more research was needed to gauge if the measures will be effective, or whether they will end up generating additional risks.

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  5. Endo Pharmaceuticals Continues Expansion With $8.05 Billion Acquisition of Par PharmaRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | BioSpace

    May 18, 2015 By Alex Keown and Riley McDermid , BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff DUBLIN - Endo International PLC , the maker of anti-pain medication Percocet, plopped down $8.05 billion to acquire privately-held Par Pharmaceutical Holdings to spur sales growth in generic medications. The deal with Par is the latest in an aggressive growth model through acquisitions for Endo.

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  6. Judge allows blood-test evidence in Center City collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Philly.com

    A Philadelphia judge denied a defense motion on Thursday to bar prosecutors from using results of blood tests done on the excavator operator in the 2013 collapse that flattened a Salvation Army thrift store in Center City and killed six people. Common Pleas Court Judge Glenn B. Bronson said the blood draws on Sean Benschop did not violate his constitutional right against illegal searches.

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  7. TBI warns of dangerous drug disguised as oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a warning Thursday about a potentially dangerous drug disguised as oxycodone, a commonly abused TBI warns of dangerous drug disguised as oxycodone The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a warning Thursday about a potentially dangerous drug disguised as oxycodone, a commonly abused Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1HjrUie Acetaminophen / oxycodone 325 mg / 5 mg at the new Kaiser Permanente office and pharmacy in Castle Rock, Colorado, Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Joe Amon, The Denver Post The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a warning Thursday about a potentially dangerous drug disguised as oxycodone, a commonly abused prescription drug.

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  8. Jones: Divulging drug treatment likely would have ended Hawk's DA hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County DA Susan Hawk's pre-campaign political calculation is pretty clear. She and her advisers apparently concluded that she would have been unelectable had she divulged her treatment for dependence on prescription drugs.

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  9. American Drug CartelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Kos

    American Drug Cartels The United States has been waging a war on drugs in the wrong theater. The biggest drug cartels are right here in our own front yard.

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  10. Fentanyl exchange program decreasing potential for prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Windsor Star

    WINDSOR, ON. MAY 12, 2015. -- Tim Brady is photographed in his Essex pharmacy on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

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  11. AyotteForums050815Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Nashua Telegraph

    A head-in-the-sand approach to a burgeoning substance abuse crisis has fostered epidemic levels of addiction of heroin and other opiates that has ravaged families in every socioeconomic class and cost New Hampshire billions of dollars, according to the state's drug czar, John Wozmak. But he said New Hampshire is also in a position to lead the country in finding ways to address the level of addiction that has led to at least 322 recorded overdose deaths in the state last year by encouraging every aspect of society to recognize the effectiveness of prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.

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  12. My Turn: Marijuana could help reduce overdose ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Concord Monitor

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta's third medical marijuana documentary aired on CNN a few weeks ago. After opposing medical marijuana as recently as 2009, Gupta studied the issue more deeply and, in 2013, apologized for his previous error.

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  13. Tommy Douglas, Not Dead EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Small dead animals

    We visited for about half an hour and I asked to use a washroom - big mistake. The second the French door was opened, the dog who had been aggressively barking when I knocked at the door, rushed in and grabbed my lower left leg.

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  14. Prescription for Disaster: Developing an Opiate DependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | US News & World Report

    'I've seen many patients fall from lives of relative success and fulfillment because of the treatment of pain with powerful and addictive medications.' While numbers can tell a story, they are never the whole story.

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  15. 10 Natural Pain Reliever Alternatives You Will Regret MissingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Lifehack.org

    My mother was a pharmacist. When we had toothache or headache, the order from her invariably was, "Take 2 Veganin."

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  16. Somersworth residents rally against heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A group of friends who have seen the devastation of heroin addiction firsthand held a rally along High Street in Somersworth Sunday. Several of the women work at Friendly's in Dover and were joined by children and grandchildren holding signs that read; "make the choice to live," “honk if you hate heroin,” "Somersworth cares, heroin kills, you can stop,” “using or selling, please stop.” Angela Desroches, held a sign in memory of her husband, Jeremy, who died in March from a heroin overdose, he was 38. Desroches said her husband struggled to beat his addiction, which started with the prescription pain medication Percocet.

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  17. Obituary for Hellertown overdose victim urges fight against drug addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Jersey Journal

    But the obituary she wrote for her husband of six years, Wade Pickett, was not penned out of bitterness, she said. "It was made out of love and pure honesty," she said.

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  18. Somersworth residents rally against heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A group of friends who have seen the devastation of heroin addiction firsthand held a rally along High Street in Somersworth Sunday. Several of the women work at Friendly's in Dover and were joined by children and grandchildren holding signs that read; "make the choice to live," “honk if you hate heroin,” "Somersworth cares, heroin kills, you can stop,” “using or selling, please stop.” Angela Desroches, held a sign in memory of her husband, Jeremy, who died in March from a heroin overdose, he was 38. Desroches said her husband struggled to beat his addiction, which started with the prescription pain medication Percocet.

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  19. Pitcher Shawn Hill overcomes arm issues, returns to York RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Erie Times News

    He had gone from the York Revolution to become a Toronto Blue Jays pitcher in the same season, capping off the year by beating the New York Yankees in his one major league appearance in 2012. He had survived an undiagnosed condition in his pitching arm for close to five years.

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  20. CDC chief decries overuse of pain RXRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Boston Herald

    The head of the federal Centers for Disease Control is warning that the nation is "awash in opiates" and a generation of doctors have ignored the risks in prescribing pain meds behind the deadly outbreak of overdoses. "In medical school, I had exactly one medical lecture on pain, and I will never forget it," CDC Director Thomas J. Frieden said at a gathering yesterday of the Massachusetts Medical Society.

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