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Articles tagged with: prescription drugs

Painkiller Epidemic Pounds Ohio, and Many Job Seekers Fail Drug Test

on Thursday, 07 June 2012.

prescription drug addiction

Ohio reports a huge painkiller addiction ravaging the state, and many job seekers in the state cannot pass a drug test. One coal mine claimed that of 100 applicants, only 90 passed the drug test.

Drug Counselors Warn Parents of Dangerous "Skittling"

on Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

Prescription Drug Abuse

Drug counselors warn parents of the dangers of "skittling," which is a drug trend in which teens and preteens gather various prescription drugs, put them all in a bowl together, and randomly take the pills.

Open Homes Become Open Medicine Cabinet Targets

on Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

Prescription Drug Addiction

Real estate agents have become increasingly aware of crimes committed during their open houses, where the medicine cabinet is raided for the home seller's drugs.

Grandmother Died From Prescription Error

on Monday, 14 May 2012.

Prescription Error Death

Although this story is not about addiction, it does represent a gross ignorance on the part of doctors. It is mistakes like this, as well as over-prescribing painkillers that have led to this deadly epidemic, and unfortunately the elderly often suffer the consequences.

DEA Collects 276 Tons of Medication on National Drug Take-Back Day

on Saturday, 05 May 2012.

Prescription Drug Addiction

The DEA releases its results from the most recent National Drug Take-Back event, in terms of pounds and tons.

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    Cocaine Addiction

    Cocaine addiction treatment generally focuses on changing the thought process of the cocaine addict since cocaine addiction is more psychological than it is physical.

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  • Rural America Battles New Addiction To Opana

    Rural America Battles New Addiction To Opana

    C.J. Coomer got good grades and played football when he was in high school in Houston, but when his mother moved to be near family in a rural area of Indiana, C.J. began hanging with a crowd that abused prescription drugs.

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