Painkiller Abuse

National Drug Take-Back Day Helps Us Safely Dispose of Unused Medication

National Drug Take-Back Day Helps Us Safely Dispose of Unused Medication
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100 people die from a drug overdose each day in the U.S., and most of the deaths are caused by prescription drugs. Although any medication can be… Continue reading

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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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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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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Ultimate Warrior and His Death Leads to Disappointing Media Commentary

Ultimate Warrior and His Death Leads to Disappointing Media Commentary
… talk about Ultimate Warrior. During the broadcast, Grace tried to tie together the death of pro wrestlers age 40 and younger to steroid and drug use. … And yet, she showed off this list as a way to tie… Continue reading

Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval

Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and a woman whose daughter died from a prescription pill overdose share a hug in front of a billboard warning of the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Kentucky and other states want the FDA to overturn its… Continue reading