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WJXT Jacksonville
Teens' likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at 16, 18rises steadily from age 11 to age 16, then decreases before hitting another pea
Teens' likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at 16, 18
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 minutes ago
rises steadily from age 11 to age 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18, according to a new University of Florida study. The study findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, may help experts... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
$45 million eyed in opioid fightThe White House held a conference call Tuesday afternoon on the importance of C
$45 million eyed in opioid fight
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 3 hours ago
The White House held a conference call Tuesday afternoon on the importance of Congress approving President Barack Obama’s request for more than $1 billion in funding to fight the nationwide opioid drug epidemic. During the call it was revealed that... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Conversations with Allan WolperListen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City
Conversations with Allan Wolper
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 19 hours ago
Listen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is a fierce fighter for low income tenants facing eviction from predatory landlords. James is pained by the fact 60,000 people have to sleep... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answerssleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessn
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answers
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
sleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessness in San Francisco aren't always easy ones and the answers can be quite complex. The most pressing question of where to find a bed—whether you're looking for shelter... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answerssleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessn
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
sleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessness in San Francisco aren't always easy ones and the answers can be quite complex. The most pressing question of where to find a bed—whether you're looking for shelter... Read more
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My EastText
4 East Texas doctors disciplined by Texas Medical Boardfour in East Texas. DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS Ahmad, Salman, M.D., Lic. No. J8863,
4 East Texas doctors disciplined by Texas Medical Board
My EastText / Posted yesterday
four in East Texas. DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS Ahmad, Salman, M.D., Lic. No. J8863, Lubbock On June 10, 2016, the Board and Salman Ahmad, M.D., entered into an Agreed Order requiring Dr. Ahmad to submit to aBoard-approved rheumatologist the... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
New drug, alcohol treatment plan for Santa Cruz CountyDrug and alcohol treatment services are expanding to residents in Santa Cruz Co
New drug, alcohol treatment plan for Santa Cruz County
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
Drug and alcohol treatment services are expanding to residents in Santa Cruz County, under new substance use disorder coverage through Medi-Cal. This comes after the county said the California Department of Health Care Services approved its plan to... Read more
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Business Wire
UnitedHealthcare Awards $75,000 in Grants to Nebraska Federally Qualified Health Centers to Improve Coordination of Physical and Behavioral Health CareQualified Health Centers were each awarded a $25,000 grant by UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare Awards $75,000 in Grants to Nebraska Federally Qualified Health Centers to Improve Coordination of Physical and Behavioral Health Care
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Qualified Health Centers were each awarded a $25,000 grant by UnitedHealthcare to support efforts that improve coordination of physical and behavioral health care services. The grants were presented today to Good Neighbor Community Health Center... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Kulig leaves strong legacy to new RSI managementFrom an initial 10 clients, the agency now known as RSI has grown to serve hund
Kulig leaves strong legacy to new RSI management
Minot Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
From an initial 10 clients, the agency now known as RSI has grown to serve hundreds of clients through multiple programs. Vocational opportunities for people with disabilities have been greatly enhanced, and RSI has been a leader in those... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Can a rehab center for American Indian youth coexist with Yolo County farmland?near Davis, but the federal Indian Health Service first wants to address enviro
Can a rehab center for American Indian youth coexist with Yolo County farmland?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
near Davis, but the federal Indian Health Service first wants to address environmental concerns from the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The IHS, a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is eager to begin construction on the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood Watch7 a GPS unit was stolen from an unlocked vehicle outside his home. Summit Coun
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
7 a GPS unit was stolen from an unlocked vehicle outside his home. Summit County sheriff’s deputies investigated the theft of a $1,800 dirt bike from the yard of a Judy Avenue home around 2 a.m. June 12. A Mallard Point Drive man reported June 14... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Port Hedland hostel closes as federal funding dries upPort Hedland indigenous hostel closes as federal funding dries up Photo: Servi
Port Hedland hostel closes as federal funding dries up
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Port Hedland indigenous hostel closes as federal funding dries up Photo: Service providers fear the hostel's closure will increase homeless problems in Port Hedland. An Indigenous-run hostel in Western Australia's Pilbara has been forced to close... Read more
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Philly.com
What's really causing that red wine headacheon the night before, even people not normally prone to headaches can sometimes
What's really causing that red wine headache
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
on the night before, even people not normally prone to headaches can sometimes feel the effect after a simple glass or two of red wine. Sulfites often get the blame for causing the affliction, but experts said it’s highly unlikely sulfites are the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Some see need for closed detox center to reopenthe Spartanburg area before it closed. ALEX HICKS JR/alex.hicks@shj.comGoUpstat
Some see need for closed detox center to reopen
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the Spartanburg area before it closed. ALEX HICKS JR/alex.hicks@shj.comGoUpstate.comJune 23, 2016 10:25 PM

The founder of Spartanburg's only drug and alcohol detox center says its closing six years ago has left a major void, but the director of... Read more

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Deseret News
Director calls DEA raid of his treatment center 'an abuse of power'WELLSVILLE, Cache County — An estimated 50 agents from the Drug Enforcement Adm
Director calls DEA raid of his treatment center 'an abuse of power'
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
WELLSVILLE, Cache County — An estimated 50 agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration raided a northern Utah drug and alcohol treatment center Wednesday, seizing potential evidence. The raid was part of a multi-jurisdictional investigation... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids-- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
-- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the Un
Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the United States from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, based on a study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.... Read more
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The Financial Express
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decadeNearly 10 million Americans, or 4.1 percent of the adult population, used opioi
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 10 million Americans, or 4.1 percent of the adult population, used opioid medications in 2012-2013 a class of drugs that includes pain relievers OxyContin and Vicodin, without a prescription. (Reuters) Non-medical use of prescription opioids... Read more
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New Kerala
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade: newkerala.com #80626New York, June 23 : Non-medical use of prescription opioids more than doubled a
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade: newkerala.com #80626
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New York, June 23 : Non-medical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the US from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, new research has found. The findings are based on a study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsWith an overdose epidemic worsening, nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
With an overdose epidemic worsening, nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for commonly abused opioids such as OxyContin and fentanyl in 2015. Those who did received an average of five such prescriptions or... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids>> Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
>> Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans’... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsOxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. With an o
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. With an overdose epidemic worsening, nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for commonly abused opioids such as OxyContin and fentanyl in... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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The Columbian
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans’... Read more
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KERA North Texas
New Mental Health Clinic Aims To Help Veterans Struggling With Coming HomePapania was patrolling Kirkuk, Iraq, as a rifleman in the U.S. Army. He’d enlis
New Mental Health Clinic Aims To Help Veterans Struggling With Coming Home
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
Papania was patrolling Kirkuk, Iraq, as a rifleman in the U.S. Army. He’d enlisted immediately after 9/11. "We did a lot of raids, where we were kicking doors in and arresting people. We’d come into contact with [improvised explosive devices].... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsNearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsNearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Got Commonly Abused Opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Got Commonly Abused Opioids
WDIO Duluth / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsNearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Deseret News
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
� Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Naples Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Newsmax
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Got Commonly Abused OpioidsNearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Got Commonly Abused Opioids
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Boston Herald
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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ABC Montana
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
ABC Montana / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
— Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription f
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
- Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans'... Read more
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