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Massachusetts to get another $130M from opioid deal

Gloucester Times 29 Nov 2022
... of addiction ... Massachusetts has enacted some of the strictest opioid prescribing laws in the nation, including a cap on new prescriptions in a seven-day period and a requirement that doctors consult a state prescription monitoring database before prescribing an addictive opioid.
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Book review: Searching for solutions to opioid crisis, celebrating heroes in Macy’s work

Republican American 29 Nov 2022
Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America.” The book was the source for the 2021 Hulu miniseries “Dopesick,” which was nominated for multiple Emmys and won one for Michael Keaton for best lead actor ... For decades, people who were addicted to drugs were stigmatized as morally deficient or criminal rather than sick.
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Padilla reiterates support to decriminalizing drug use

Sun Star 29 Nov 2022
“Bakit kailangan ikulong? Hindi sinasabing ili-legal, hindi kailanman mali-legal ang drugs ... Padilla said drug addiction is a mental health problem and doctors should be at the forefront of drug rehabilitation centers and the drug rehabilitation programs should go beyond conducting physical exercise of the patients ... (SunStar Philippines). .
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Mass. to get $130M from opioid deal

Eagle-Tribune 28 Nov 2022
... of addiction ... Massachusetts has enacted some of the strictest opioid prescribing laws in the nation, including a cap on new prescriptions in a seven-day period and a requirement that doctors consult a state prescription monitoring database before prescribing an addictive opioid.
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Mass. to get another $130M from opioid deal

Newburyport Daily News 28 Nov 2022
... of addiction ... Massachusetts has enacted some of the strictest opioid prescribing laws in the nation, including a cap on new prescriptions in a seven-day period and a requirement that doctors consult a state prescription monitoring database before prescribing an addictive opioid.
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ART comes as rescue for 3299 HIV/Aids patients in Jammu and KashmirThe ART is a ...

Deccan Herald 28 Nov 2022
... and such people often become victims of ostracism, rejection and discrimination,” a doctor at the JKACS told DH ... Drug addicts are at higher risk of contracting HIV and if they are married or are sexually active, they transmit this to their partners as well,” the doctor added.
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Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle

ProPublica 28 Nov 2022
(The former mayor of Rio Bravo, Texas, who was also a doctor, received outright kickbacks.) Other audacious for-profit players enlist family and friends to act as make-believe clients, lure addicts with the promise of free painkillers, dupe people into the program by claiming ...
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San Diego man woke up during SURGERY after fentanyl-addict doctor failed to anesthetize him properly, ...

The Daily Mail 26 Nov 2022
A San Diego patient who woke up during surgery has filed a lawsuit against his fentanyl-addicted doctor who allegedly failed to properly anesthetize him ... Bradley Hay, pictured in a 2019 deposition over his drug addiction, is accused of skimping on the dosage needed to keep Randy Dalo asleep during his 2017 back surgery.
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Former surgeon general faces his wife's cancer and the 'Trump Effect'

The Philadelphia Tribune 26 Nov 2022
Lacey, 46, worried about a lasting “stigma” but her husband talked her into supporting their move by saying he thought he could make a bigger difference inside the administration than outside it, especially when it came to his efforts to combat opioid addiction ... “I get mad at him for being addicted to Twitter,” Lacey said.
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Ludhiana police tracing addicts to help them shun drugs

Hindustan Times 25 Nov 2022
To lend a helping hand to addicts trapped in the world of illicit drugs, the police are ‘on a hunt’ to trace them, aiming to provide treatment to those willing to shun drugs. The CIA staff-2, with the help of doctors, have so far provided counselling and treatment to at least 20 drug addicts ...Lost job due to addiction’.
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AGs seek extension of remote opioid addiction treatment

The Salem News 25 Nov 2022
BOSTON — Massachusetts has joined other states in pushing to extend a federal pandemic-related policy that authorized online access to medication-assisted treatment for people addicted to opioids but looking to get clean ... Even before the pandemic, people seeking medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction faced challenges.
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Former state representative turns hardships into blessings

The Sharon Herald 25 Nov 2022
He became addicted to Xanax and forged a prescription to get more when his doctor refused to renew it ... A doctor at the time “inappropriately” tried to put it back into place with a cast on it, he said, but the cast was too tight ... “Every doctor who saw me said they don’t know how this happened.”.
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Andrew Schroer: Facing the storm

Victoria Advocate 25 Nov 2022
This last week, I learned the difference between cattle and bison. Cattle run away from storms. Bison turn and face them. Whereas most other animals run away from inclement weather, bison walk toward it ... If they try to run away from the storm, they will have to suffer through it longer ... But that’s hard ... Fight against your addiction. Go to the doctor ... ....
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Could Paxlovid treat long Covid? Major new study aims to find out

Yahoo Daily News 25 Nov 2022
"There are people out there who are still suffering," said Dr. Linda Geng, the co-director of the Stanford Post-Acute Covid-19 Syndrome Clinic in California ... Dr ... "We'll see." ... Fimbres has tried naltrexone, a drug that usually treats addiction, to ease his brain fog without success. Otherwise, he said, his doctors haven't had anything else to offer ... ....
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My ‘demon’ tattoos and fangs helped me cope in my toxic relationship

New York Post 24 Nov 2022
More On. body modification. Couple earns world record with nearly 100 body modifications. I’m called ‘demon dad’ because of my tattoos — 86% of my body is inked. I’m addicted to my big lips — doctors say I could die but I won’t stop. I’m ‘addicted’ to tattoos — and now I can’t get a job ... it sucks fr..

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