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From Pilot Study to Culture Change: How UK HealthCare Is Reducing Opioid Prescriptions - UKNow

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From Pilot Study to Culture Change: How UK HealthCare Is Reducing Opioid Prescriptions  UKNow

After a personal experience with a patient inspired him to make some changes, Dr. Phillip Chang worked with pharmacist Doug Oyler to initiate a small pilot ...

The Opioid Crisis: How the candidates would solve it - Big Think

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-06-25 09:00
The Opioid Crisis: How the candidates would solve it  Big Think

There is a crisis in America, a crisis of addiction. Here is what a few of the leading candidates for president would do to solve it.

CommonWealth Magazine - CommonWealth magazine

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-06-25 07:28
CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

RESEARCH SUGGESTS many opioid addictions start innocently, with pain pills prescribed in the wake of an injury or surgery. Much of the blame has fallen on ...

Special Report: How judges added to the grim toll of opioids - Reuters

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2019-06-25 07:05
Special Report: How judges added to the grim toll of opioids  Reuters

WELCH, West Virginia (Reuters) - The opioid epidemic that has so far killed half a million Americans is routinely blamed on greedy drug makers, feckless ...

Playing with tech to create drug-free ADHD treatment - Financial Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:00
Playing with tech to create drug-free ADHD treatment  Financial Times

It was time to play my medicine. I picked up an iPad and took control of a small yellow avatar, her hair standing on end, as mine would be by the end of the game ...

Watching ‘Euphoria,’ Two Young Recovering Addicts Saw Themselves - The New York Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:01
Watching ‘Euphoria,’ Two Young Recovering Addicts Saw Themselves  The New York Times

The women, now in their 20s and in rehab, said they recognized their own lives in the HBO show's portrayal of teen drug use.

Watching ‘Euphoria,’ Two Young Recovering Addicts Saw Themselves - The New York Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:51
Watching ‘Euphoria,’ Two Young Recovering Addicts Saw Themselves  The New York Times

The women, now in their 20s and in rehab, said they recognized their own lives in the HBO show's portrayal of teen drug use.

Pain patients left in anguish by doctors 'terrified' of opioid addiction, despite CDC change - USA TODAY

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 13:54
Pain patients left in anguish by doctors 'terrified' of opioid addiction, despite CDC change  USA TODAY

Cancer, cystic fibrosis and other chronic pain patients struggle to find doctors who will prescribe them painkillers amid the opioid addiction crisis.

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription - Physician's Weekly

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:05
Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription  Physician's Weekly

Jun 24, 2019 | Reuters | 0 |. By Lisa Rapaport. Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been ...

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription - Reuters

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:56
Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription  Reuters

Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests.

Managing the Opioid Epidemic in Oncology - DocWire News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2019-06-24 10:45
Managing the Opioid Epidemic in Oncology  DocWire News

Opioids continue to pose a significant concern in multiple healthcare spheres, and the oncology setting is not immune. Armed with the appropriate knowledge ...

Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death - National Observer

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2019-06-23 18:56
Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death  National Observer

Two family doctors and an orthopedic surgeon told a British Columbia coroner's inquest Thursday about the dilemmas they faced treating a 16-year-old patient ...

Legislation could weaken push for help | News, Sports, Jobs - SalemNews.net

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sun, 2019-06-23 00:09
Legislation could weaken push for help | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

Lawmakers who have introduced legislation to reduce the seriousness of drug possession crimes should rethink their plan, largely because it takes away often ...

‘Urgent needs from head to toe’: This clinic had two days to fix a lifetime of needs - The Washington Post

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-22 17:10
‘Urgent needs from head to toe’: This clinic had two days to fix a lifetime of needs  The Washington Post

The long lines and problems facing a temporary free clinic in rural Tennessee reflect the reality facing areas with diminished medical care.

Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death - CFJC Today Kamloops

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-22 12:54
Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death  CFJC Today Kamloops

VICTORIA - Two family doctors and an orthopedic surgeon told a British Columbia coroner's inquest Thursday&nbs...

Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death - CFJC Today Kamloops

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-22 12:53
Teens have privacy rights, doctor tells inquest into 16-year-old's opioid death  CFJC Today Kamloops

VICTORIA - Two family doctors and an orthopedic surgeon told a British Columbia coroner's inquest Thursday&nbs...

The day Judy Garland’s star burned out - PBS NewsHour

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-21 14:16
The day Judy Garland’s star burned out  PBS NewsHour

A singer of remarkable power and range, Garland was one of the brightest stars. But she also suffered a lifetime of mental and physical health problems, fueled ...

Exclusive: David Sackler Pleads His Case on the Opioid Epidemic - Vanity Fair

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-21 02:40
Exclusive: David Sackler Pleads His Case on the Opioid Epidemic  Vanity Fair

OxyContin made the Sackler family billions—but now, after 400000 opioid deaths, it's made them near-pariahs, their philanthropy rejected. Citing “vitriolic ...

While addiction crisis raged, many surgeons overprescribed opioids - STAT

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-21 02:33
While addiction crisis raged, many surgeons overprescribed opioids  STAT

As opioid addiction and deadly overdoses escalated into an epidemic across the U.S., thousands of surgeons continued to hand out far more pills than needed ...

California’s proposed opioid tax would hurt patients - OCRegister

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2019-06-20 19:31
California’s proposed opioid tax would hurt patients  OCRegister

California lawmakers are considering a $50 million annual tax on the opioid industry designed to address some of the opioid-related problems plaguing the ...

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