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Death of disabled teen uncovers bigger crisis in Oswego County (Letter from the Editor)

The Post-Standard 14 May 2022
Published. May. 13, 2022, 5.20 p.m ... N. Scott Trimble ... We talked to experts, who said to look at poverty, addiction, lack of doctors and transportation as culprits along with the understaffed and untrained social services workers who were under fire.” ... Drug addicted parents leave children alone with other adults who are also abusing drugs and alcohol.

Anti-drug addiction website used by 300,000 people a month could lead to DEATHS because it ...

The Daily Mail 13 May 2022
Government-backed website used by up to 300,000 people a month to help them fight drug addiction could cause deaths because it contains 'invalid' information, a doctor has claimed ... A spokesman for the White House's drug addiction office called the figures 'unacceptable' ... CDC issues new hepatitis alert telling doctors to take LIVER...

Too Few People Treated for Opioid Use Get Anti-Overdose Med

The Bryan Eagle 13 May 2022
FRIDAY, May 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially lifesaving drug that reduces overdose risk is prescribed to less than half of Americans treated for opioid addiction, a new study finds ... Buprenorphine itself is an opioid, which may make doctors hesitant to prescribe it to people with opioid addiction.

Critics from both sides of fentanyl debate vent frustrations, some urge Polis to veto bill

Colorado Politics 13 May 2022
Sarah Axelrath, a Denver addiction medicine doctor, tweeted Wednesday that she is "profoundly disappointed" with the bill and that Democrats in the House and Senate "ignored" experts ... I am dreading the looks of fear and horror on their faces when I explain to them the consequences they will be subjected to for their addiction.".

The 2022 Emmys BuzzMeter: Here comes the buzz

The Los Angeles Times 13 May 2022
His layered performance as Samuel Finnix, a good doctor with a bad problem in “Dopesick,” is a career highlight ...Michael Keaton will likely add an Emmy to his other awards as ‘Dopesick’s’ conflicted small-town doctor, addicted to the very pain meds he’s ashamed to have prescribed to others.”.

Which behavioural addictions are common in the UAE? A new study may soon find out

Gulf News 12 May 2022
Bahavioural addictions ... The idea is that people who are facing difficulties due to addictive behaviours will first approach primary care physicians, family doctors, and clinicians, and it is the scale of these reports that we are trying to capture with this study,” Dr Wanigaratne added.

Australia's secret opium trade: Addicted taxi drivers are buying balls of drugs for $7 'under ...

The Daily Mail 12 May 2022
A report on the treatment of 12 drivers found they were addicted illegal kamini balls, containing morphine and codeine ... The addicted Brisbane cab drivers told doctors their peers said kamini could help them stay awake longer and was also a sexual stimulant.

Prosecutors: Kraynak desperate to delay sentencing

The Milton Standard Journal 12 May 2022
The government in federal court submitted a 32-page brief in opposition to the former doctor’s request to withdraw ... Some even recounted sordid tales of sexual misconduct by Kraynak, who as their doctor knew their addiction made them particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation.

Q&A: 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Gabe Vasquez

Albuquerque Journal 12 May 2022
NAME. Gabe Vasquez. POLITICAL PARTY. Democratic. OCCUPATION ... 1 ... I believe that these decisions should be left up to women and their doctors, not politicians ... What should be done at the federal level to address the crisis of opioid addiction? Any other drugs? ... We can best treat opioid addiction when we create a fair economy that works for all New Mexicans ... .

Bill to combat fentanyl passes in closing minutes of Colorado legislative session

Denver Post 12 May 2022
“I’m profoundly disappointed,” said doctor and addiction expert Sarah Axelrath, “that after weeks of testimony by medical and public health experts warning of the negative consequences of this bill, Colorado legislators doubled down to further criminalize and punish people struggling with addiction.

The better call

Stars and Stripes 12 May 2022
Because it’s not just their children they’re up against, but also a tech industry pushing products that insiders say are designed to be addictive and a society that has largely capitulated to the norms, and urges and expectations all those phones and apps have created ... They call a doctor.

Can a monthly injection be the key to curbing addiction? These experts say yes

Finger Lakes Times 11 May 2022
At his addiction ... When she was pregnant with her daughter in 2016, doctors put her on methadone, which made her feel “miserable.” Three years ago, she said, she switched to buprenorphine films, but carrying the strips with her everywhere still made her feel tied to her addiction.

(Opinion) Other Voices: Fentanyl is killing Coloradans — where should lawmakers draw the line?

The Tribune Greeley 11 May 2022
Write the bill too harshly, and doctors and addiction counselors say the war on drugs will return. The outcome will punish people with severe addiction instead of the bad guys who bring this dangerous drug to our streets ... People facing addiction need support and treatment.

In Indore, booze shop pops up in front of deaddiction centre

The Times of India 11 May 2022
While the excise department says everything about the shop’s location on Marimata Road is legal, the irony is not lost on the doctors treating addicts to fight their liquor cravings ... “What do we do if the addicts cross the divider, pick up a pint and gobble it before returning?” said hospital superintendent Dr VS Pal.

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