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Kentucky Medical AssociationAddiction to legal prescription drugs has become a major public health issue across the United States. This problem has been especially hard on Kentuckians, particularly those in the poorer parts of the state. This addiction is leading to increased...
Los Angeles TimesPropelled by an increase in prescription narcotic overdoses, drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States, a Times analysis of government data has found. Drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing...
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists. Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief. In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
PETOSKEY — A new alternative for health treatments is available in Petoskey through Live Well Acupuncture and Massage. Live Well is is now open and offering appointments at 444 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey, sharing quarters with Yoga Roots. The new...
Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, CBS Corp., Heroism, Cancer, Murder
L.A. NOWA Rowland Heights doctor charged with murder in connection with fatal overdoses from prescription drugs provided one woman with hundreds of addictive painkiller pills a week and wrote prescriptions for the patient’s husband without ever examining...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
Tags: Dermatology, Denmark, Renal cell carcinoma, Common, Cancer
pix11.com | @murphypixThe 22 year old son of "Mob Wives" star, "Big Ang", was arrested for dealing cocaine and pushing pain killers near his Brooklyn home, caught on video and audio tape in an undercover police sting that started last December. Anthony (A.J.) Donofrio was...
This is the last in a four-part series exploring the impacts of heroin use on the greater Glendale area. In 1897, German chemist Heinrich Dreser catapulted two drugs to international fame, making the Bayer pharmaceutical company a household name. One...
FARGO, N.D. - A scene from the f\amous “The Wizard of Oz” movie came to mind the other morning. I wasn't recalling the yellow brick road or flying monkeys. As I arose for the day, I thought about the first meeting Dorothy and the Scarecrow had with the...
Orange County leaders on Tuesday limited where new pain management clinics can open, but stopped short of making other sweeping changes that would have imposed a host of regulations on the businesses. Commissioners heard two ordinances that were...
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