Prescription Drugs

  • Missing Something? – Policies aimed at opioid overdose deaths

    August 3, 2015

    Most recent policies made to prevent opioid overdose deaths target people who are prescribed high doses of painkiller medication. Yet it turns […]

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  • Painkillers – Finding the Right Formula

    May 25, 2015

    A new Maine rule may drastically change opiate sales and addiction. Since the opioid crisis was first realized in the nation, scientists […]

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  • Study Links Teen Drug Abuse to TV Commercials

    April 14, 2015

    Most parents will worry about their child using drugs or alcohol. However, they may have something else they need to worry about: […]

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  • Still Abused After All These Years – the New OxyContin

    March 18, 2015

    In 2010, almost half the people entering drug treatment programs had used the prescription painkiller OxyContin, a synthetic opiate, to get high. […]

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  • Fighting Back from Addiction

    March 13, 2015

    My name is Ryan, a 33-year-old former police officer; I’m also a recovering alcoholic and addict. It’s been a long road. Though […]

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  • Suicide in the Ranks: Firefighters Moving in the Right Direction

    March 4, 2015

    “Mike was one of my best firefighters — a veteran of more than 20 years — one of those guys a chief […]

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  • Rise in Heroin use – Is It the Doctor’s Fault?

    February 20, 2015

    Researchers from the University of North Florida, Brandeis University and Johns Hopkins University believe that physicians may be to blame for the […]

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  • Lower the Risk of Prescription Pill Abuse

    January 15, 2015

    Prescription Medicine Abuse Prescription (Rx) medicine abuse is the use of an Rx medicine to create an altered state, to get high, […]

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