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Under Taliban, Kabul's drug addicts forced into withdrawal Under Taliban, Kabul's drug addicts forced into ...

Manila Standard Today 20 Oct 2021
With shaved heads, oversized tunics and the terrified gaze of the hunted, the drug addicts rounded up by the Taliban brace for 45 days of painful withdrawal ... There is little methadone available to help wean the opium and heroin addicts, and nothing to remove the withdrawal pains for those being weaned off of meth, doctors say.
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Under Taliban, Kabul’s drug addicts forced into withdrawal

The Wire 20 Oct 2021
With shaved heads, oversized tunics and the terrified gaze of the hunted, the drug addicts rounded up by the Taliban brace for 45 days of painful withdrawal ... There is little methadone available to help wean the opium and heroin addicts, and nothing to remove the withdrawal pains for those being weaned off of meth, doctors say.
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Under Taliban, Kabul's drug addicts forced into withdrawal

Manila Bulletin 20 Oct 2021
For some, the hardliners’ raids may potentially help them cast off the yoke of addiction ... There is little methadone available to help wean the opium and heroin addicts, and nothing to remove the withdrawal pains for those being weaned off of meth, doctors say ... A volunteer, who like many others working here is a former addict, opens his logbook.
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NHS is wasting up to £568m a year on pointless pills as thousands of patients ...

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2021
The NHS is wasting up to £568million a year on pills that patients do not need and can leave them with dangerous addictions, a study shows. Doctors in England are dishing out habit-forming drugs such as opioids, antidepressants, ...
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Pandemic-hit NHS wastes over £560mn yearly on ‘unnecessary’ & addictive pills with severe withdrawal symptoms ...

Russia Today 19 Oct 2021
Despite the Covid pandemic, the NHS is reportedly wasting as much as £568 million yearly on habit-forming drugs like painkillers and sleeping pills that the majority of patients do not need, leading to dangerous addictions. Doctors in England are unnecessarily pushing ...
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TELEVISION: 'Dopesick' dramatizes opioid stories that 'need to be told'

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 Oct 2021
Michael Keaton, playing a family doctor who becomes an unwitting part of the problem, finds ... Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America," said her work was "all about what happened on the ground, from the perspective of the victims and the people fighting back.".
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£500m... the shameful cost of pills patients should never have been given: As damning new ...

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2021
If Emma’s story sounds familiar that’s because it’s nearly a decade since Good Health first highlighted concerns that tens of thousands of Britons suffer crippling side-effects from benzodiazepines prescribed by doctors. The drugs are also addictive, and coming off them causes even worse symptoms.
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HCA Healthcare to Host Third Annual “Crush the Crisis” National Opioid Take Back Day on ...

The Marshall News Messenger 19 Oct 2021
“Opioid addiction is a national health crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified the issue,” said Dr ... aims to stem increasing rates of opioid-related addiction, misuse diversion and death by making it more difficult for medication-seekers to doctor-shop and alter prescriptions.
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Mission Health offers multiple locations for opioid take back day

McDowell News 19 Oct 2021
From Mission Health ... That’s why on Saturday, Oct ... HCA Healthcare is committed to bringing frontline solutions to curb the tide of opioid misuse and addiction in the communities that we serve ... - Prescription opioid use, even when used as prescribed by a doctor can lead to a substance use disorder, which takes the form of addiction in severe cases ... .
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COMMENTARY: What about science on vaping?

The Times & Democrat 19 Oct 2021
As someone who finally defeated a 16-year smoking addiction via vaping, only to have my doctor tell me that they couldn’t tell that I vaped (or had ever smoked!) just two years later, I was overjoyed by the idea of a leader that would address health issues in a professional and logical matter.
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Taliban force Kabul’s drug addicts into withdrawal

Asiatimes 18 Oct 2021
With shaved heads, oversized tunics and the terrified gaze of the hunted, the drug addicts rounded up by the Taliban brace for 45 days of painful withdrawal ... There is little methadone available to help wean the opium and heroin addicts, and nothing at all to remove the withdrawal pains for those being weaned off of meth, doctors say.
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Under Taliban, Kabul's drug addicts forced into withdrawalHundreds of users shelter in squalid conditions at ...

Deccan Herald 18 Oct 2021
With shaved heads, oversized tunics and the terrified gaze of the hunted, the drug addicts rounded up by the Taliban brace for 45 days of painful withdrawal ... There is little methadone available to help wean the opium and heroin addicts, and nothing to remove the withdrawal pains for those being weaned off of meth, doctors say.
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Health briefs

Herald-Standard 18 Oct 2021
Red Cross blood donation events ... 21. St ... 2. St ... The three COVID-19 testing centers at Centerville Clinics are at Uniontown Family Doctors on McClellandtown Road, Washington Family Doctors on Highland Avenue, and the Joseph A ... Addiction recovery meetings. n “There is Hope,” an addiction recovery ministry, meets via Zoom and in-person Mondays from 6.30 p.m.
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Report: Law firm in opioids case should be sanctioned

Newsday 18 Oct 2021
In a 20-page report issued Friday, retired appellate judge Joseph Maltese said that Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer should have known about the documents, which include notes from an Endo International sales representative who described a doctor’s waiting room as full of "drug addicts and crackheads.".
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The admirable and belabored Dopesick tracks the start of the opioid crisis

AV Club 18 Oct 2021
Dealers, Doctors And The Drug Company That Addicted America ... Dealers, Doctors And The Drug Company That Addicted America ... Miners like Betsy are the customers, and a doctor like Finnix is kind of the middleman.
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