anodyne

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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Head pressure/dizziness/head fog

Hey there, I've been having those 3 symptoms for about 2 months now. I'm a 22yo male, 6 feet tall, 160lbs.The head pressure was the first to show up. It feels like if someone is pressing their palm against the top of my head, its very light and 80% its ... [Published HealthBoards - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

States Allowing Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Deaths

An anonymous reader writes: Narcotic painkillers aren't one of the biggest killers in the U.S., but overdoses do claim over 15,000 lives per year and send hundreds of thousands to the emergency room. Because of this, it's interesting that a new study ... [Published Slashdot - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

By Randy DotingaFRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one in five patients operated on for broken bones or other orthopedic trauma shops around for additional painkillers after surgery, a new study finds.Less-educated patients and patients who ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: Prescription painkiller dilemma continues

In late July, an article about a young man talking to bushes in a parking lot, behavior induced by drugs, grabbed my attention. While the article stated facts about the subject, personal history that led to his drug addiction was left to the readers’ ... [Published Hickory Daily Record - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: anodyne, Opioid, Drugs
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

The Anti-Marijuana Lobby Is Enlisting Scientific Mercenaries

Source: Thinkstock It’s an age-old play that has been used in several different industries over the past several decades, and now marijuana is the new target. One incredibly popular method for garnering support against a cause is to attack the science ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

New stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions

A major change has been made by the federal government when it comes to prescription pain medications.The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officially announced the final rule to reschedule hydrocodone-combination drugs, which are found in highly ... [Published Coal Valley News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

NYC battles soaring drug overdoses

New data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene show that from 2010 to 2013, drug overdose deaths in the metropolis increased by 41 percent - from 8.2 to 11.6 per 100,000 New Yorkers.According to the new Epi Data Brief, 77 percent ... [Published CHINAdaily - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Overdose, Opioid, Drugs
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

6.2 Out Of Every 100,000 New Yorkers Died As The Result Of A Heroin Overdose In 2013

An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency. Recent ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

6 New England governors urge painkiller reversal

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:MONTPELIER, Vermont — The six New England governors are urging the U.S. Health and Human Services secretary to reverse the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Pair Took Selfie With Dead Friend, Dumped ...

(NEWSER) – When Dennis “Nathan” Meyer apparently overdosed on Dilaudid, a painkiller, while hanging out with Chelsie Berry, 24, and Jared Prier, 28, last week, police say the Missouri pair reacted in perhaps the worst possible way: They allegedly took ... [Published 96.1 the Rocket - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Family says hospital gave man lethal dose of painkillers>

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Family members of a North Valley man are suing a local hospital because they say the medical staff gave him a lethal dose of painkillers.If Steven Santora was alive right now he would be celebrating his birthday. Instead on Thursday ... [Published ABC30 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Parents: Painkillers took our son

Adam Montgomery started taking pain pills after a back injury. Soon, he developed what would become a deadly addiction.If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. ... [Published CNN - Aug 29 2014]

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"A new study suggests that medical marijuana could provide some relief from the national epidemic of prescription painkiller overdoses, which kills more Americans each year than car crashes..."
...that a new study (abstract) has found states that allow the use of medical marijuana have seen a dramatic reduction in opioid overdose fatalities. "Previous studies hint at why marijuana use might help reduce reliance on opioid painkillers. Many drugs with abuse potential such as nicotine and opiates, as well as marijuana, pump up the brain's dopamine levels, which can induce feelings of euphoria. The biological reasons that people might use marijuana instead of opioids aren't exactly clear, because marijuana doesn't replace the pain relief of opiates. However, it does seem to distract from the pain by making it less bothersome." This research comes at a time when the country is furiously debating the costs and benefits of marijuana use, and opponents of the idea are paying r...
According to the abstract* posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization: "A composition for the treatment of perianal disorders. In particular, the composition includes three components: a) an analgesic, b) a cryoprotective agent and c) a muscle relaxant. …"
"We thought a lot of him, but at the same time he was getting a little too liberal with some of the medicines he was giving me" said patient Missy Blucher...

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Head pressure/dizziness/head fog [Published HealthBoards - 1 hour ago]
Hey there, I've been having those 3 symptoms for about 2 months now. I'm a 22yo male, 6 feet tall, 160lbs.The head pressure was the first to show up. It feels like if someone is pressing their palm against the top of my head, its very light and 80% its ...
How To Decrease Overdose Deaths [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - 1 hour ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzbw1BZkbpU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;How To Decrease Overdose Deaths "A new study suggests that medical marijuana could provide some relief ...
The Anti-Marijuana Lobby Is Enlisting Scientifi... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 14 hours ago]
Source: Thinkstock It’s an age-old play that has been used in several different industries over the past several decades, and now marijuana is the new target. One incredibly popular method for garnering support against a cause is to attack the science ...
States with Legal Marijuana See 25 Percent Fewe... [Published MS News - Aug 29 2014]
States with Legal Marijuana See 25 Percent Fewer Prescription Painkiller Deaths http://www.healthline.com/health-news/states-with-legal-marijuana-have-fewer-overdose-deaths-082614 States with Legal Marijuana See 25 Percent Fewer Prescription Painkiller ...
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You regularly ransack the house to find your keys. You suddenly can’t recall the name of your kid’s teacher. You made your six-month dentist appointment three months late. Sound familiar? Fear not: most forgetfulness isn’t anything serious, says Majid ...
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