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CarePlus new C.L.I.M.B. program aims to make addiction treatment more accessible

New Jersey Herald 22 Feb 2024
Mother who lost son pleads with doctors to reduce opioid prescriptions. Elaine Pozycki, who lost her son to opioid addiction, addresses a group of doctors at Holy Name Medical Center and asks them to consider opioid alternatives.
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Letter: Deadly items sold at the corner store

Chico Enterprise Record 21 Feb 2024
... the Rio Grande River yearly) kills about 95,000 Americans a year and opioid addictions (pushed by some doctors and pill “factories” across rural areas) kill about 112,000 Americans a year.
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Codeine cough syrup: Why is it being banned in UK pharmacies?

AOL 21 Feb 2024
The mixtures will no longer be sold in chemists in the UK after leading health officials raised concerns that people are becoming addicted to the medicine ... Codeine linctus – an opioid – can have major health consequences and can make users addicted.
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A winter night survey in Beaufort County reveals more people experiencing homelessness

The Post and Courier 21 Feb 2024
"When I came to town, I was down with depression and suffering from addiction ... "It is a symptom of something else, be that poverty, mental health, addiction, alcoholism," Ramirez said ... Doctor runs the ...
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America's addiction crisis: It's not just fentanyl. These drugs play a growing role.

Usatoday 21 Feb 2024
The samples were collected in doctors' offices and clinics that see patients for pain, addiction and behavioral health treatment ... addiction crisis has shifted away from pain medications.
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PillSafe’s Revolutionary Technology Protects Patients and Physicians From Overuse and Abuse of Opioids

Tyler Morning Telegraph 19 Feb 2024
Doctor offices requiring monthly pill counts for addictive medication prescriptions can trust PillSafe to precisely track missed pills ... the lowest possible dose of potentially addictive substances.
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Long Day’s Journey Into Night: a grand masterpiece and an ordinary family drama

The Observer 19 Feb 2024
it was never clear that Mary Tyrone’s addiction was prompted by her husband’s engagement of a cheap doctor when she was giving birth to her second son ... to the violent mood-swings of the deluded addict.
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DR MAX PEMBERTON: I took Ozempic to control my appetite and found it had another incredible...

The Daily Mail 19 Feb 2024
My surgeon suggested I could try growth hormone injections and I found a doctor who prescribed them ... The doctor thought this side-effect would likely improve over time, but in the meantime he could give me an injection to curb my hunger.
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As the homeless crisis worsens, unhoused people in these rural areas remain 'invisible'

The Fayetteville Observer 19 Feb 2024
How a doctor helped a man who was homeless and battling addiction. Oscar was homeless and addicted to drugs for nine years. He thanks a doctor from this street medicine team for helping him get housing and into rehab.
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Local opioid stories sought at Tuesday's Community Voices session

The Monroe News 18 Feb 2024
His plans includes changing medical school curriculum to include addiction courses, changing the laws regarding prescription medicine, decriminalizing of the treatment arm, ending the criminalization ...
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Gift of the gab: how to become a supercommunicator

The Observer 18 Feb 2024
The only way to do this was to create a dynamic that felt different to a doctor in a white coat wagging their finger ... They adopted a decades-old technique, traditionally used for people with alcohol addiction, called motivational interviewing.
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Second by second, the exact effect of vaping compared to cigarettes on the body after ...

The Daily Mail 17 Feb 2024
This reduces the blood's ability to carry oxygen,' Dr Otulana, an addiction specialist doctor from England, told DailyMail.com ... This is how addiction develops.'.
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Kansas Senate eager to alter state laws on internet porn, death benefit, train travel

Emporia Gazette 17 Feb 2024
said Sen ... (Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector) ... Democratic Sen ... Could Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Lower Alzheimer's Risk? Doctor Explains ... Doctor Explains. “We’ve heard a lot about the harm of viewing and getting addicted to pornography,” Warren said ... Sen ... Sen ... .
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The Collapse of US Media Is Accelerating Our Political Crisis, by Chris Hedges

The Unz Review 17 Feb 2024
Let me explain how a pill mill works; A doctor will come into a town – I write about it in Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt – And he sits behind a desk ... And that doctor walks away with thousands of dollars for writing prescriptions all day long.
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Chris Hedges: The Collapse of US Media is Accelerating Our Political Crisis

Scheerpost 17 Feb 2024
Let me explain how a pill mill works; A doctor will come into a town – I write about it in Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt – And he sits behind a desk ... And that doctor walks away with thousands of dollars for writing prescriptions all day long.
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