Archive for December 2015

Gabapentin New Drug of Abuse?

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Study finds 3/4 of high school heroin users started with prescription opioids

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.51″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] “Nonmedical use of prescription opioids (a.k.a.: pain-killers, narcotics) such as Vicodin, Percocet, and Oxycontin has become increasingly problematic in recent years with increases nation-wide in overdoses, hospital treatment admissions, and deaths. Use also appears to be contributing to heroin initiation, which has increased in recent…

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What Comes After Addiction Vivitrol, a drug designed to prevent heroin addicts from getting high, forces life into focus.

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CVS To Sell Overdose Reversal Drug Without A Prescription In 12 More States

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.51″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] “Over 44,000 people die from accidental drug overdoses every year in the United States and most of those deaths are from opioids, including controlled substance pain medication and illegal drugs such as heroin,” Tom Davis, vice president of pharmacy professional practices at CVS, said in…

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Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.51″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] “Older adults are now the largest age group seeking help in narcotic painkiller and heroin treatment programs, a study based in New York City found.” http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2015/11/25/those-in-their-50s-now-largest-group-battling-addiction-to-narcotics-study [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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How Smoking Affects Your Health

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