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Victim’s kin rips into NY doc charged in drug-related deaths: ‘Rot in jail’

New York Post 05 Mar 2021
Doctors suspended for removing transgender man’s vagina without consent. Boozed-up doctors are behind at least five deaths at NY hospital ... The anguished brother of a patient who died after mixing a toxic cocktail of drugs said he hopes the Long Island doctor charged with doling out his deadly prescriptions will now “rot in jail.”.

NY doctor charged with five counts of murder for prescribing large amounts of opioids

The Hill 04 Mar 2021
A doctor in Long Island, N.Y, ... "These indictments should send a clear message to all doctors that they will be directly held accountable for their actions as they profit from individuals that are suffering from addiction," added Patrick Ryder, the county's police commissioner.

Long Island Doctor, 75, Who Worked From Car Accused of Murdering 5 Patients

NBCBayArea 04 Mar 2021
"As we continue to battle the epidemic of opioid abuse that has ravaged our communities, this prosecution sends a strong message to any doctor seeking to profit from vulnerable patients’ addiction ... “These indictments should send a clear message to all doctors that they will be ...

Doctor charged with murder in death of 5 patients, Nassau DA says

Newsday 04 Mar 2021
A Rockville Centre doctor who "cravenly" wrote "shocking" numbers of opioid prescriptions for drug addicted patients was charged Thursday with five counts of depraved indifference murder — the first time a physician in New York State is believed to face these charges, Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas said.

Long Island Doctor Charged With Murder For Overprescribing Addictive Painkillers To 5 Patients, Nassau DA ...

CBS Sports 04 Mar 2021
(CBSNewYork) — A Nassau County doctor charged with murder is accused of overprescribing addictive drugs that resulted in five deaths ... Doctors Say Delayed Care For Other Conditions No Longer An Issue, Urge Patients To Book Appointments ... The Malverne doctor was charged with ...

Upcoming event looks at pandemic one year later

Indianapolis Recorder 04 Mar 2021
A virtual workshop hosted by Christian Theological Seminary on March 12 will examine the silver linings to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Chris Johnstone. Johnstone has a background in psychology and previously worked with people struggling with addiction ... “I worked as a medical doctor and with people who had severe addiction problems,” Johnstone said ... .

"My wife is a sex addict and it has ruined our relationship"

The Times of India 03 Mar 2021
My wife turned out to be a sex addict, and since then, our relationship hasn’t remained the same ... So, I researched online about such instances and came across articles that suggested, such people, are sex addicts. I searched more and decided to consult a doctor, who then later confirmed all the symptoms of my wife being a sex addict.

‘New Amsterdam’ EPs on Delaying Sharpwin’s Major Conversation, [Spoiler’s] Return & More

The Portland Sun 03 Mar 2021
The Max and Sharpe moment you’re talking about literally fell to the bottom of our doctor’s list of things to do once New York became the center of the pandemic ... Does her addiction play a role at all in how she’s feeling? ... All of the doctors are going to have this underneath everything.

Doctors Seeing More Neck, Back Pain Related To Working From Home

CBS Sports 03 Mar 2021
Doctors are seeing a lot of neck and back pain, but CBS2’s Dr ... CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Ask CBS2’s Dr ... COVID Vaccine ... If nothing eases the pain, see a doctor for more help.MORE NEWS ... Gomez says certain medication for back pain can be the start of an addiction and should only be used for short periods of time under a doctor’s supervision. .

Schriever man pleads guilty to drug charges

Houma Today 03 Mar 2021
A Schriever man has pleaded guilty to multiple drug-related charges in an Assumption Parish courtroom ... After Cutrer submitted his negotiated plea on Feb. 17 he was sentenced to 18 months with credit for time served, court records show ... Suboxone is a drug prescribed by doctors to treat opioid addiction ... .

Smoke signals: with the Minnesota House debating recreational marijuana, the Senate moves to expand the ...

MinnPost 03 Mar 2021
The bill now includes provisions to continue pandemic-related provisions such as to add opioid addiction as one of the medical conditions for which marijuana can be authorized; and to allow producers to make and sell marijuana in dried flower form ... “I think it’s a reasonable intervention at this time,” said Klein, an emergency medicine doctor.

Outpatient treatment center for those recovering from addiction proposed for Brecksville

Cleveland 02 Mar 2021
BRECKSVILLE, Ohio – An outpatient treatment center for those recovering from alcohol and drug addiction has been proposed for a vacant building near the northeast corner of Brecksville and Snowville roads ... Instead, it would provide outpatient support for addicts who have already gone through detox and/or inpatient care.

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Brilliant Treatment Services to provide opioid addiction treatment for community

The Concord Township News-Herald 02 Mar 2021
"The residents in this town and surrounding communities are fighting this terrible disease of addiction ... In addition to providing the gold standard of care for opioid addiction, Brilliant Treatment Services' team of doctors, nurses, licensed clinical therapists, and medical assistants offers hope and refuge.

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