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Doctor's opioid prescription conviction tossed after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Reuters 04 Feb 2023
Feb 3 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a doctor accused of unlawfully prescribing addictive opioids in Arizona and Wyoming after the U.S ... the bar for what prosecutors must prove to secure convictions of doctors accused of fueling the U.S.
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World Cancer Day 2023: What are 4 most common cancers in India? Know their symptoms, ...

DNA India 04 Feb 2023
World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 every year ... Lung cancer. One of the most prevalent cancers in India is lung cancer ... Oral Cancer ... Oral cancer continues to be primarily caused by tobacco addiction ... Going to the doctor should be advised if there are any small lesions in the mouth, any red patches, or any wounds that are adamantly refusing to heal.
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Brendan Behan at 100: His works blazed brightly and still shine today

Irish Independent 04 Feb 2023
Brendan Behan was once asked in an interview ... It was also typical of the man who, at every turn, expressed an irrepressible zest for life.His interviewer, who was also his cousin, Eamonn Andrews, knew that Behan had already been warned by his doctor that alcohol addiction combined with diabetes was likely to cause an early death ... .
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Court throws out Wyoming doctor’s pill convictions

The Associated Press 03 Feb 2023
DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the convictions of a doctor accused of overprescribing powerful pain medication and ordered a new trial for him ... Supreme Court ruled in favor of him and another doctor convicted in Alabama in a case stemming from the nation's opioid addiction crisis.
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Court throws out Wyoming doctor's pill convictions

Hastings Tribune 03 Feb 2023
DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the convictions of a doctor accused of overprescribing powerful pain medication and ordered a new trial for him ... Supreme Court ruled in favor of him and another doctor convicted in Alabama in a case stemming from the nation's opioid addiction crisis.
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325,000 Coloradans will lose Medicaid. Vaccines won’t be free for everyone. Changes are coming as ...

The Tribune Greeley 03 Feb 2023
Before the pandemic, they had to schedule an in-person visit, which was meant to cut down on prescribing addictive substances without a legitimate medical purpose ... to allow at least some telehealth prescribing, such as for buprenorphine, a weaker opioid used to treat addiction.
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The Readers Voice, Feb. 4, 2023

The Sharon Herald 03 Feb 2023
The Readers Voice. Drag Queen Bingo Not Appropriate ... With the multitude of fundraising options available, is there not a more wholesome method? ... Its decision is disturbing, as my girls competed in these shows ... Sherry Patton. Edinburg ... Addictive drugs have a direct influence on the human body — a truism known by doctors and medical specialists for years.
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The Readers Voice: Letters from Feb. 4, 2023

The Sharon Herald 03 Feb 2023
The Readers Voice. Garbage pickup rate hikes unwarranted. A headline in The Herald proclaimed that “Farrell’s garbage rates to increase 153% from previous contract” (Jan. 25). Sharon’s is increasing 100% ... Paula Marcella. Sharon ... Addictive drugs have a direct influence on the human body — a truism known by doctors and medical specialists for years ... The U.S.
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325,000 Coloradans will lose Medicaid coverage. Vaccines won’t be free. Changes are coming as feds ...

Lamar Ledger 03 Feb 2023
Before the pandemic, they had to schedule an in-person visit, which was meant to cut down on prescribing addictive substances without a legitimate medical purpose ... to allow at least some telehealth prescribing, such as for buprenorphine, a weaker opioid used to treat addiction.
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Teens are ditching smartphones — here’s how to live without one

Deseret News 03 Feb 2023
<img class="Image" alt="A youth checking his smartphone in Glenview, Ill." ... This Oct. 24, 2013, file photo shows a youth checking his smartphone in Glenview, Ill. Some teens are beginning to ditch their smartphones. Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press ... They paint. They read. They journal ... Related. Your phone addiction could be shortening your life, doctors warn ... .
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OUR VIEW: Cost of opioid epidemic far higher than settlements

Crossville Chronicle 02 Feb 2023
Pharmaceutical companies, distributors, marketers, doctors — everyone who played a part in flooding our communities with highly addictive pain pills — are starting to pay up ... How do we put a number on what opioid addiction has cost our community? Lives have been shattered and ...
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Taliban forcibly confine thousands of drug-addicts in Afghanistan

La Prensa Latina 02 Feb 2023
The anti-narcotics deputy ministry, a department of the internal affairs ministry, says that currently there are around 3.5 million drug addicts in Afghanistan ... The number of young people falling prey to drug addiction has surged in Afghanistan over the past year, the doctor said, also citing devastating number of ex-addicts relapsing.
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Alcohol-related health care visits spiked during pandemic in Ontario: study

North Shore News 02 Feb 2023
The study, which used data from research institute ICES, shows a 22 per cent jump in visits to physicians including family doctors, psychiatrists and addiction medicine specialists and a six per cent increase in hospitalizations. Lead author and Ottawa Hospital family physician Dr ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 2, 2023 ... .
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World Cancer Day 2023: 3 processed foods that Increase the risk of cancer

DNA India 02 Feb 2023
Cancer is a deadly disease because in most cases it is not possible to get rid of it through treatment. According to reports, thousands of people die every year due to cancer in the country ... Also read ... Soft drink ... According to doctors, the less alcohol is consumed, the better it is. People also get addicted to alcohol, which is very dangerous for them. .
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Premiers optimistic about national health deal, as B.C.'s Eby floats side meetings

Moosejaw Today 01 Feb 2023
These could include discussions about mental health and addictions treatment programs, increasing the numbers of family doctors and expanding home care ... 7 meeting ... Ford has said he wants to use increased federal funding to hire more nurses and doctors, as well as help to tackle the surgical backlog ... "We hope to have good news," he said ... 1, 2023 ... .

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