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
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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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Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval – Stateline


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Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
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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 …
Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemicFox News
Rally held outside Statehouse to call for more painkiller restrictionsWCVB Boston
Advocates call for more painkiller restrictionsSacramento Bee

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Senate tackles prescription drug abuse
The Senate Health Committee is forming a working group to tackle the rising rates of prescription drug abuse, in the face of complaints about a recently approved painkiller that many say is highly addictive and easily abused. Senate Health, Employment …
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