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Painkiller-heroin crisis: stories so far

The midstate is being flooded with heroin that costs $10 or less. Combined with the surge in availability of prescription painkillers since the late 1990s, the cheap heroin has led to a crisis of opioid addiction.Heroin overdose deaths are in the rise ... [Published PennLive.com - 42 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Medical discovery first step on path to new painkillers

PA 250/14A major medical discovery by scientists at The University of Nottingham could lead to the development of an entirely new type of painkiller.A drug resulting from the research, published in the journal Neurobiology of Disease , would offer new ... [Published University of Nottingham Communications - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

FDA undermines painkillers fight 2 minutes ago

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutFederal regulators are the last hope to slow the rising epidemic.A link has been sent to your friend's email address. ... [Published Livingston Daily.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Strikers threaten to blow up French factory

Paris: Striking factory workers in France have threatened to blow up their place of employment in the latest round of hostile industrial action stalling President Francois Hollande's economic reforms.Employees at the Electrolux vacuum cleaner factory ... [Published Brisbane Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

A New Look Needed Prescription Painkillers

The most prescribed drugs in America are not antibiotics, heart medications or statins. Painkillers are the most filled prescription, a fact that is also leading doctors and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take a clearly needed new look at pain ... [Published The Guardian Express - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Experts call for more regulation amidst painkiller ‘epidemic’

The American Academy of Neurology has shifted its stance on who should receive prescription painkillers and how doctors should be held accountable, reported Medical News Today.In a new position statement published in their journal Neurology, the group ... [Published FOXNews.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Twin Falls Pharmacies on Alert

TWIN FALLS | Police stood guarding the entrance of the Walgreens on Blue Lakes Boulevard North on Monday night.The glass doors were taped off, and police cruisers were in the parking lot.A white truck entered the pharmacy drive-through, the driver apparently ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

Viewpoints: Shop Around For Health Coverage; 'Gaming' Obamacare; FDA And Painkillers

The New York Times ' The Upshot: Auto-Renewing Your Health Plan May Be Bad For You, And For CompetitionMy colleagues Margot Sanger-Katz and Amanda Cox wrote recently that shopping around for the best price can be crucial for people renewing their coverage ... [Published Kaiser Health News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

GPs 'creating a nation hooked on painkillers': Addictions to codeine, morphine and other drugs have reached...

Strong painkillers doled out by doctors in their thousands are doing more harm than good, according to a respected medical body.Addiction to codeine, morphine and oxycodone, and other opioid drugs is reaching dangerous levels, the American Academy of ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

How cells from your pelvis can repair those creaky knees

Every year, thousands of people are treated for damaged knee cartilage.Wendie Lacey, 49, from East Cowes, in the Isle of Wight, was the first in the UK to undergo a new procedure to stop the pain and put off the need for a knee replacement.THE PATIEN ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Painkiller Addiction: An ‘Equal Opportunity Destroyer’

Opioid painkiller addiction rates in the U.S. have risen to epidemic proportions since their widespread adoption two decades ago.“These heavy-duty painkillers have become a real scourge; people are dying from this problem. The overdose problem is real ... [Published Workforce - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

How Poisoned Tylenol Became a Crisis-Management Teaching Model

The killer’s motives remain unknown, but his — or her, or their — technical savvy is as chilling today as it was 30 years ago. On Sept. 29, 1982, three people died in the Chicago area after taking cyanide-laced Tylenol at the outset of a poisoning ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 29 2014]

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...According to addiction specialist and former addict Dr. Steven Scanlan , "Suboxone (buprenorphine plus naloxone) is a powerful opiate-an anesthetic to emotional pain. It immediately alleviates anxiety and depression and makes a person feel more emotionally stable. A lesser dose of Suboxone (2 mgs a day) will block an estimated 80 percent of a person's feelings, while higher doses can make a patient practically numb." He goes on to say that the studies that are done on the drug and its effectiveness as a recovery tool only report on patients for about a month post...
She added that "the law does not even give pregnant women the right to counsel at the initial stages of the proceedings against them and most of the women who are detained while pregnant will have difficulty finding lawyers able to bring constitutional claims."

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Powerful painkillers do little to improve patients’ daily functioning, finds the American Academy of Neurology in a new position statement on opioid painkillers for chronic pain not related to cancer. Written by Dr. Gary Franklin, research professor ...
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