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Woman lost 2 sons in one night to opioids; fighting the crisis is now her life's work - Everything just kind of seemed like a blur that day," Becky Savage said. "Your mind is not really meant to process something that extreme." The day Savage is describing is June 14, 2015. The Indiana mom's two oldest sons, Nick and Jack, were celeb...
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Worried about your alcohol consumption? Sober moms share their advice - If you think alcohol may be affecting your life or serving as a crutch, it’s time to get curious about your behavior. That’s one of several tips from three women who decided to stop drinking. “I want the women who are watching to know that we a...
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Substance Abuse in Older Adults - Topic Overview - Many people think alcohol and drug abuse happen only to teens and younger adults. But all ages can have problems with drugs and alcohol, including older adults. Older adults may use illegal drugs, use prescription or over-the-counter medicines in ...
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Florida governor signs major bill to combat opioid epidemic - [caption id="attachment_886" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Florida Governor Rick Scott talks to the media at the end of the legislative session at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Sunday March 11, 2018. The ending of the legislative...
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Second high intensity drug bust results in 49 arrests in Martin County - MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — The second high intensity drug bust in Martin County yields in 49 arrests over a two day period. According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, deputies focused on a busy stretch of roadway located near Highw...
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Long-awaited study finds monthly Vivitrol as effective as daily pill for opioid addiction - The largest head-to-head study to date between two leading drugs to treat opioid addiction has found them roughly equivalent — an outcome that could dramatically change prescribing habits and boost the fortunes of the newer drug, Vivitrol. The s...
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OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP said on Saturday that it has cut its sales force in half and will stop promoting opioids to physicians, following widespread criticism of the ways that drugmakers market addictive painkillers. The drugmaker said it...
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Major heroin, fentanyl dealers arrested in St. Lucie County, sheriff's office says - FORT PIERCE, Fla. - The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and multiple federal agencies held a news conference Friday morning to announced the results of a seven-month drug investigation, Officials said they investigated heroin and fentanyl deal...
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Questioning A Doctor's Prescription For A Sore Knee: 90 Percocets - by Michelle Andrews [caption id="attachment_866" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Doctors often prescribe more opioid painkillers than necessary following surgery, for a variety of reasons.[/caption] I recently hobbled to the drugstore to pick ...
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Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit - The words CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF are welcomed by air travelers in a hurry. They're even more welcomed by airline pilots who once feared they'd never fly again. Our Cover Story is reported by Tony Dokoupil: Many alcoholics can tell you the exact momen...
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