Latest News for: Doctor addictions


'It's Russian roulette': Fentanyl fuels rising drug overdose deaths in Nebraska

The Columbus Telegram 11 Aug 2022
There’s no doubt the nation’s opioid addiction crisis hit other parts of the country much harder than Nebraska ... The powerful drugs were soon abused, with addicts shopping for doctors willing to write prescriptions ... Addicts turned to heroin, a cheap, widely available illegal opioid ... addicts’ unmet demand for prescription opioids.

Saving the Veterans Administration means adequately staffing it

The Hill 11 Aug 2022
When members of the U.S ... This is not a new issue ... This is particularly alarming, as front-line doctors, nurses, claims processors, food technicians, housekeepers, addiction and mental health specialists and others who care for our veterans are suffering burnout from constantly being asked to do more with less ... The VA must end its stalling tactics ... .

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

The Dispatch 11 Aug 2022
Your 83-year-old great-aunt battling debilitating multiple sclerosis could die sooner than she should just because she wants the pain to stop, but there’s nothing doctors can do for her besides prescribe highly addictive opioids.

Pakistan-made heroin are getting Kashmiri youth hooked

Greek City Times 10 Aug 2022
A deep investigation has found that heroin made in Pakistan is making its way into Jammu and Kashmir and making the youth addicted. Every hour, a new drug addict walks into a deaddiction centre in Jammu and Kashmir ... Officials say the number of drug addicts in the union territory is on a “scary constant rise” ... EASY AVAILABILITY AND WOMEN IN ADDICTION.

Editorial: Safety should not be a secret

The Los Angeles Times 10 Aug 2022
Prescription pain pills that cause addiction and death ... The Times investigation found that Purdue knew its painkiller wore off early for many patients, exposing them to increased risk of addiction, and that it advised doctors to up the dose even though that increases the risk of overdose and death.

Tribe embraces recreational marijuana sales on reservation where alcohol is banned

Finger Lakes Times 10 Aug 2022
One customer’s eyes filled with tears as she lifted her shirt to reveal an ostomy bag, which doctors attached to her midsection after removing part of her intestines. Another customer, Chantilly Little, said she’s recovering from addiction to stronger drugs.

Emmys 2022: All you need to know about the limited series races

The Los Angeles Times 10 Aug 2022
Keaton essentially played three characters in “Dopesick” — the kind, decent doctor who gets duped by Big Pharma, then a desperate, hopeless, broken addict and, finally, a man in recovery trying to do some good for others.

'It can happen to you': How 1 laced fentanyl pill cost a Kentucky mother her ...

Yahoo Daily News 09 Aug 2022
His mother, Julie Hofmans, and his friends say Wyatt wasn't addicted to drugs, yet on April 5, 2020, doctors pronounced him dead from an accidental overdose after he took a pill deceptively designed to mimic a prescription Xanax tablet ... She believes Wyatt sought more from a friend, instead of contacting his doctor.

“We Need for People to Understand Who the Villains Are”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Dopesick’ Team

The Hollywood Reporter 09 Aug 2022
Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America, which would become the source material for Strong’s television adaptation ... That’s how I viewed addiction, the way most people view addiction, before I dove in into this project, which is that it was a moral failure ... I blamed people that were addicted for their addiction.

Marilyn Monroe’s death sparks debate around therapy and medication: Experts weigh in

The News International 08 Aug 2022
It is pertinent to mention that most of the old celebrities died of drug addiction, they usually had a psychiatrist or a doctor who was right there, just prescribing them medication and nobody really around them to help these celebrities with mental health issues,” noted a psychologist.

Once feared, illicit fentanyl is now a drug of choice for many opioids users

Yahoo Daily News 07 Aug 2022
Akhil Anand, a psychiatrist at the Cleveland Clinic who specializes in addiction ... And for fentanyl users receiving treatment for their addiction, doctors must prescribe higher doses of medications like suboxone and methadone to control their withdrawals.

Sobriety retreat, food among Fitzwilliam Inn's proposed changes

The Keene Sentinel 07 Aug 2022
"[Guests] will have already gone to detox, they will already have gone to a therapeutic rehab situation [and] they are not people who are actively in their addiction right now," she said, emphasizing that the retreat is not a clinic, so there are no doctors or medications involved.

OKLAHOMA WATCH: What legislators did instead of funding voter-approved criminal justice reforms

Tahlequah Daily Press 07 Aug 2022
Oklahoma voters sent a message in 2016 ... It’s not ... Gov ... “We don’t want people struggling with addiction behind bars,” Shade said. “We want them with doctors getting treatment and getting better to whatever extent that is possible.”The Need in Counties ... He had been trapped in a cycle of addiction since age 14 and he’s been incarcerated several times ... .

So what first attracted you to the multi-billion dollar esports industry?

The Observer 07 Aug 2022
Sadleir, who used to be a synchronised swimmer, and spent years working for World Rugby, ought to be embarrassed by this argument, which made her sound like Will Ferrell’s character in Blades of Glory explaining away his sex addiction – “it’s a real disease with doctors and everything”.

BreakPoint: Rising THC levels show we're in a marijuana emergency

Times Free Press 06 Aug 2022
Doctors and emergency rooms across the country have sounded the alarm on the spike in psychosis, suicidal ideation, actual suicide, schizophrenia and addiction-like behavior they have seen among young people using high-potency marijuana ... A doctor at the Adolescent Substance Use ...

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