Painkiller Abuse

‘Heroin in a Capsule’? Lawmakers Step Up Fight Against FDA-Approved Painkiller Zohydro

‘Heroin in a capsule’? Lawmakers step up fight against FDA-approved painkiller Zohydro
But others, like Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., say the agency should rescind its approval of the painkiller. Manchin, whose home state leads the nation in prescription overdoses and abuse, has worked with New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to… Continue reading

49-Year Incumbent U.S. Rep's Ballot Fail

49-Year Incumbent U.S. Rep's Ballot Fail
In 2012, an estimated 467,000 people reported being dependent on the drug, a number on the rise after a crackdown on prescription drugs. Most of those using are trying to get help. … On his last leg, Mugianis remembered a Lower East Side anarchist… Continue reading

Painkiller Addiction Can Be a Gateway to Heroin

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin
Stephanie King’s parents never thought their daughter would become a heroin addict. She was raised in a quiet middle class community in Delaware. But while studying at the University of Delaware, King was hospitalized for a severe stomach infection.
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Painkiller Addiction Can Be a Gateway to Heroin – CBS News

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin – CBS News

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin
CBS News
Stephanie King's parents never thought their daughter would become a heroin addict. She was raised in a quiet middle class community in Delaware. But while studying at the University… Continue reading

Ephraim Salaam on Pain Pills in the NFL | Grantland Channel

Ephraim Salaam on Pain Pills in the NFL | Grantland Channel — Ephraim Salaam details to Robert Mays the ready availability of prescription pain pills in NFL locker rooms and how he would treat his injuries before games….


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Zohydro: Why This New Painkiller Could Spark Another Addiction Epidemic

Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemic
A new, highly potent painkiller is out on the market – and many health experts want it gone. The controversial drug is Zohydro, an extended-release painkiller containing the already widely used opioid, hydrocodone. Designed to release painkilling …
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