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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: How readers would treat addictsthe good work." PD says, "My wife and I always look forward to your columns. I
Sudbury column: How readers would treat addicts
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 minutes ago
the good work." PD says, "My wife and I always look forward to your columns. I met the director of the Vancouver Narcotics Addiction Foundation who explained the methadone program to me. It has always seemed absurd to me. It's just a legal... Read more
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HITC Sport
Manager confirms Rangers' and Celtic's interest in eight-goal wingertier. Rangers have already brought in a sizeable amount of players since being
Manager confirms Rangers' and Celtic's interest in eight-goal winger
HITC Sport / Posted 39 minutes ago
tier. Rangers have already brought in a sizeable amount of players since being promoted, but Celtic are yet to make an addiction since Brendan Rodgers took charge. Rodgers is expected to be backed with funds in the coming weeks, as Celtic aim... Read more
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The Economic Times
‘Sanskaari’ Pahlaj Nihalani doing BJP no favoursif he had instructions from the top to block the film or did so on his own acco
‘Sanskaari’ Pahlaj Nihalani doing BJP no favours
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
if he had instructions from the top to block the film or did so on his own accord. If I can write an article about drug addiction in Punjab, if a news channel can show a documentary on the issue, why can't a filmmaker do it too? Aren't films... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Hornsby House opens in Lisbondirector, Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority; Douglas Bailey, community
Hornsby House opens in Lisbon
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 hours ago
director, Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority; Douglas Bailey, community capital project manager, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services; and John Stock, developer, Stock Development Co., LLC. (Photo by Deanne... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
CARING FOR OUR YOUTH TRAININGLocal leaders who assisted with this training are pictured (from left), Brian M
CARING FOR OUR YOUTH TRAINING
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Local leaders who assisted with this training are pictured (from left), Brian McLaughlin, Columbiana County Drug Task Force; Brenda Foor, ADAPT Coalition; Beth Weir, CASH Coalition, and Brenda Hamilton, Ohio Change Addiction Now. (Submitted... Read more
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Orange County Register
Marijuana: Is it safe? Is it addictive? Answering common pot questionscan smoke weed normally. But some people can’t,” said Corey Richman, an admissi
Marijuana: Is it safe? Is it addictive? Answering common pot questions
Orange County Register / Posted 2 hours ago
can smoke weed normally. But some people can’t,” said Corey Richman, an admissions coordinator at Hope by the Sea drug addiction treatment center in San Juan Capistrano. Roughly 2 percent of patients at Hope by the Sea are there for marijuana... Read more
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Sherdog
Book Review: Jonathan Gelber’s ‘The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries’Karo Parisyan. Once one of MMA’s top welterweights, he suffered a leg injury th
Book Review: Jonathan Gelber’s ‘The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries’
Sherdog / Posted 2 hours ago
Karo Parisyan. Once one of MMA’s top welterweights, he suffered a leg injury that never properly healed and resulted in an addiction to painkillers. He was never the same. At the conclusion of each chapter, there are dozens of photos of current... Read more
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Pitchfork
Neil Young: Tonight's the Night Album Reviewand songwriter Danny Whitten, Young’s friend and a member of his frequent backi
Neil Young: Tonight's the Night Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 2 hours ago
and songwriter Danny Whitten, Young’s friend and a member of his frequent backing band, Crazy Horse, specifically Whitten’s addiction to heroin. “The Needle and the Damage Done,” recorded live in concert and solo, set a template for a certain kind... Read more
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asianage
Aiming at clean sweep in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh next target: AAPArvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI) The party would repeat Delhi in Punjab and its ma
Aiming at clean sweep in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh next target: AAP
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI) The party would repeat Delhi in Punjab and its main poll plank would be corruption, drug addiction, unemployment and brain drain. AAP leader Bhagwant Singh Mann on Saturday claimed his party will win an absolute... Read more
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asianage
Aiming at clean sweep in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh next target AAPArvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI) The party would repeat Delhi in Punjab and its ma
Aiming at clean sweep in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh next target AAP
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI) The party would repeat Delhi in Punjab and its main poll plank would be corruption, drug addiction, unemployment and brain drain. AAP leader Bhagwant Singh Mann on Saturday claimed his party will win an absolute... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Lawmakers not sold on opioid treatment centersa $34 million appropriation to create 50 Centers of Excellence, which would tre
Lawmakers not sold on opioid treatment centers
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
a $34 million appropriation to create 50 Centers of Excellence, which would treat Medicaid recipients for opioid addiction. Wolf promoted the treatment centers during his February budget address - and again multiple times this week - but... Read more
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Daily Record
Agencies make millions as they pay to have addicts referred for rehab– have all coughed up thousands of pounds in commission payments to the booking
Agencies make millions as they pay to have addicts referred for rehab
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
– have all coughed up thousands of pounds in commission payments to the booking firms. The biggest of the agencies, Addiction Helper, are run by former City trader Daniel Gerrard, who regularly appears on TV to speak about addiction. One... Read more
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Victor Post
Heroin ODs climb as painkiller overdoses begin to slide in Finger Lakes regionpublic safety issues that I have ever experienced."In the meantime, the county
Heroin ODs climb as painkiller overdoses begin to slide in Finger Lakes region
Victor Post / Posted 3 hours ago
public safety issues that I have ever experienced."In the meantime, the county continues to search for answers regarding addiction and its brutal impact. During 2015, there were eight fatal overdoses in Ontario County resulting from heroin and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Darryl Strawberry brings message of hope to youth in Gulfportbe something in life, but the real meaning of life is following Christ and havi
Darryl Strawberry brings message of hope to youth in Gulfport
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 hours ago
be something in life, but the real meaning of life is following Christ and having the Lord in your life.” Alcohol and drug addiction plagued Strawberry until he became a Christian more than a decade ago. “I wish I had accepted Christ early in my... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The Almanac: clubs, meetingsin attending the meeting are asked to send a private and confidential email to:
The Almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 hours ago
in attending the meeting are asked to send a private and confidential email to: youngwomenbreastcancer@gmail.com LIFERING ADDICTION SUPPORT: 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road. New members welcome. For... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKCommunity Center; 330-332-5885. Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Ben
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 3 hours ago
Community Center; 330-332-5885. Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road (Route 14); wheelchair accessible. Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573. EAST LIVERPOOL Friends of Beaver... Read more
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Daily Mail
New suit against automaker mentions Anton Yelchin's deathunfair competition, false advertising and unjust enrichment, among other things
New suit against automaker mentions Anton Yelchin's death
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
unfair competition, false advertising and unjust enrichment, among other things.' RELATED ARTICLES Group sex, a speed addiction and an affair with 18-year-old...'It's time to put country before party': George W. Bush's... Share this... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Trial doesn't bring closure as shooting splits apart North Georgia familyhe was not gainfully employed, showed little interest in adequately providing f
Trial doesn't bring closure as shooting splits apart North Georgia family
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
he was not gainfully employed, showed little interest in adequately providing for his children and was suspected of drug addiction. The judge granted her custody. Many of Ricky Jackson's problems, family members say, started when his own father... Read more
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WA Today
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishmentsave [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my rea
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishment
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
save [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my real-life goals as well and not just my fashion addiction," she said.​ Osmond has managed to strike wholesale deals with some designers, which she thinks is crucial to her... Read more
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Canberra Times
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishmentsave [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my rea
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishment
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
save [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my real-life goals as well and not just my fashion addiction," she said.​ Osmond has managed to strike wholesale deals with some designers, which she thinks is crucial to her... Read more
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Times News
What you need to know about Narcando with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer
What you need to know about Narcan
Times News / Posted 4 hours ago
do with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer because they come out of the overdose. The addiction Stefovic also spoke on understanding addiction. “Addiction is a brain disease and is treatable,” Stefovic... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
In easing chronic pain, marijuana may be a better choiceto realize the problems with prescribing opioids for individuals with chronic p
In easing chronic pain, marijuana may be a better choice
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
to realize the problems with prescribing opioids for individuals with chronic pain, an increasingly common route to opioid addiction and death is the initial prescription of opioids for acute pain after a surgical or dental procedure or emergency... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishmentsave [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my rea
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishment
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
save [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my real-life goals as well and not just my fashion addiction," she said.​ Osmond has managed to strike wholesale deals with some designers, which she thinks is crucial to her... Read more
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The Age
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishmentsave [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my rea
Designer dress 'rent-preneurs' challenging fashion establishment
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
save [for a wedding and house] I can still stay current and ... save for my real-life goals as well and not just my fashion addiction," she said.​ Osmond has managed to strike wholesale deals with some designers, which she thinks is crucial to her... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Darryl Strawberry brings message of hope to youth in Gulfportbe something in life, but the real meaning of life is following Christ and havi
Darryl Strawberry brings message of hope to youth in Gulfport
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 hours ago
be something in life, but the real meaning of life is following Christ and having the Lord in your life.” Alcohol and drug addiction plagued Strawberry until he became a Christian more than a decade ago. “I wish I had accepted Christ early in my... Read more
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examiner.com
Kanye releases provocative visual for 'Famous' featuring a nude Taylor Swifttwisted, and beaten into existence,” Kanye told CR Fashion Book. “Within these
Kanye releases provocative visual for 'Famous' featuring a nude Taylor Swift
examiner.com / Posted 5 hours ago
twisted, and beaten into existence,” Kanye told CR Fashion Book. “Within these works, I locate my affinity for—or maybe my addiction to—the body.” Kanye also commented about his father: “My father once said to me that a pornographic image... Read more
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Times News
Facts about Narcando with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer
Facts about Narcan
Times News / Posted 5 hours ago
do with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer because they come out of the overdose. The addiction Stefovic also spoke on understanding addiction. “Addiction is a brain disease and is treatable,” Stefovic... Read more
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Times News
No Header!do with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer
No Header!
Times News / Posted 5 hours ago
do with the patient. He said taking them to a hospital isn’t always the answer because they come out of the overdose. The addiction Stefovic also spoke on understanding addiction. “Addiction is a brain disease and is treatable,” Stefovic... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Heroin on the increase in St. Johns CountyGreenough, CEO at EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, said they are seeing an increase
Heroin on the increase in St. Johns County
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 hours ago
Greenough, CEO at EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, said they are seeing an increase in people seeking help for a difficult addiction. “We have seen a rise in admissions for heroin use, both as a primary drug of choice and a secondary drug of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shocking life of photographer Terry Richardson's dad revealedGroup sex, a speed addiction and an affair with 18-year-old Anjelica Huston: Th
Shocking life of photographer Terry Richardson's dad revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Group sex, a speed addiction and an affair with 18-year-old Anjelica Huston: The weird world of photographer Terry Richardson's dad revealed in shocking new book Photographer Bob Richardson's life was even more startling than his son's He fought... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oregon teen pierced in eye by javelin at track meetschool's first state title. RELATED ARTICLES Finding Neverland: Michael Jacks
Oregon teen pierced in eye by javelin at track meet
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
school's first state title. RELATED ARTICLES Finding Neverland: Michael Jackson's infamous ranch is...Group sex, a speed addiction and an affair with 18-year-old... Share this article Fire department spokeswoman Cassandra Ulven said the javelin... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore garden is symbol of growth and recovery from addictionthe end of American slavery in 1865, in a new way this year — by also marking i
Baltimore garden is symbol of growth and recovery from addiction
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
the end of American slavery in 1865, in a new way this year — by also marking it as celebration of "breaking the chains" of addiction. In addition to presenting lively music, praise dancing and food outside the center's doors Saturday, the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Man Charged in Woman's Fatal Overdoseset at $1 million. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 6. NBC10 expl
Man Charged in Woman's Fatal Overdose
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 hours ago
set at $1 million. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 6. NBC10 explored the tragic world of heroin and opioid addiction earlier this year in a special investigation, Generation Addicted. The in-depth project highlighted people... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Military veteran catches more than just flies with honey businessby his home in Schriever. “It progressively got larger,” Toups said. “I accumu
Military veteran catches more than just flies with honey business
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 hours ago
by his home in Schriever. “It progressively got larger,” Toups said. “I accumulated more bees. Some people say it’s an addiction because you fall in love with it.” Before turning to beekeeping, Toups worked as a diesel mechanic and welder and... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Blessings Under the Bridge Hoopfest team celebrates personal victoriesat Schmieder now you would never guess that just last year he began a program a
Blessings Under the Bridge Hoopfest team celebrates personal victories
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 hours ago
at Schmieder now you would never guess that just last year he began a program at Union Gospel Mission to put his 11 year addiction to heroin and prescription drugs behind him. “My wife has a full time job, I have a job, we have our apartment,... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Penner always lending a helping handreceiving the feeling of joy in seeing someone succeed after getting that help,
Penner always lending a helping hand
The Newton Kansan / Posted 7 hours ago
receiving the feeling of joy in seeing someone succeed after getting that help, like a friend Penner had recovering from addiction who went on to become an addiction counselor."I think that's the most rewarding thing is seeing people who are... Read more
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The Morning Call
Poll finds nearly half of Lehigh Valley residents know a heroin addictminus 6 percentage points and was conducted June 13-20. Seventy-one percent of
Poll finds nearly half of Lehigh Valley residents know a heroin addict
The Morning Call / Posted 7 hours ago
minus 6 percentage points and was conducted June 13-20. Seventy-one percent of poll respondents said they consider heroin addiction a "very serious" problem in the Lehigh Valley, compared to 2 percent who said it wasn't a problem. A total of 28... Read more
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Boston Globe
Worcester jail helps inmates confront addictionsclasses that range from anger management to the architecture of the criminal mi
Worcester jail helps inmates confront addictions
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
classes that range from anger management to the architecture of the criminal mind. No other county in the state has an addiction program as long as this one, jail officials said, and the support does not stop when these inmates walk free.... Read more
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International Business Times
International Day Against Drug Abuse: How UK deals with new psychoactive substances a feeling that their heart was coming out of their chest, seizures, or convulsi
International Day Against Drug Abuse: How UK deals with new psychoactive substances
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
a feeling that their heart was coming out of their chest, seizures, or convulsions. In the case of SCRAs, dependency and addiction are also major concerns.A decade of NPS In the 21st century more vigorous campaigning against drug abuse had led... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Man who robbed pizza business and fled in taxi sentencedcharged with attempted murder A 19-year-old Bismarck man charged with attempte
Man who robbed pizza business and fled in taxi sentenced
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 hours ago
charged with attempted murder A 19-year-old Bismarck man charged with attempted murder has been ordered to undergo drug addiction treatment. A 19-year-old Bismarck man charged with attempted murder has been ordered to undergo drug addiction... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Connecticut opioid epidemic: ‘call to action’ needed, leaders sayof Ebola were reported in 2014 in America, yet “we haven’t appropriated a dime
Connecticut opioid epidemic: ‘call to action’ needed, leaders say
The Middletown Press / Posted 10 hours ago
of Ebola were reported in 2014 in America, yet “we haven’t appropriated a dime in emergency funds” toward addressing opiate addiction. “Addiction is a disease. Period. Stop. There’s no choices involved,” Murphy said. “I don’t want this to be a... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Senator renews scrutiny of pharma ties on federal panelhigh of nearly 19,000 in 2014, up fourfold since 2000. “Given the public healt
Senator renews scrutiny of pharma ties on federal panel
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
high of nearly 19,000 in 2014, up fourfold since 2000. “Given the public health epidemic rooted in prescription opioid addiction, current policy governing these powerful drugs merits particularly close scrutiny, and at this time appears to be... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Forsyth County News wins 5 Georgia APME awardswriter Kayla Robins won first place for best non-deadline reporting for her ser
Forsyth County News wins 5 Georgia APME awards
Forsyth County News / Posted 11 hours ago
writer Kayla Robins won first place for best non-deadline reporting for her series, “Heroin’s Hold: A Look Inside Addiction.” Robins, Green and Paul Dybas, director of video production, won second place in the multimedia coverage of a... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Seized drug money donated to Brien Center's Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse Programdifficult to obtain," she said in a statement. "However, prevention works and i
Seized drug money donated to Brien Center's Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse Program
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 11 hours ago
difficult to obtain," she said in a statement. "However, prevention works and is instrumental in our fight against serious addiction," "The goal of prevention is to stop first use of addictive drugs like opioids and to delay alcohol use until... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersthem to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heav
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
them to give unnecessary or inappropriate treatment, including prescribing heavy-duty painkillers. “Our epidemic of opioid addiction has been caused by over-exposure to prescription opioids,” he said. Creating incentives for hospitals “to make sure... Read more
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