Since 2007, top-selling opioids dispensed to people 60 years and older have increased 32%. The increase has been fueled in part by doctors and pain advocacy organizations that receive money from drug companies and make misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of opioids.

Topics:  pain   opioids   
BING NEWS:
  • Treatments That Have Questionable or Controversial Evidence
    Medtronic paid millions to influential UW chairman. Journal-Sentinel. Fauber, J. (2012a, May 29). Narcotics use for chronic pain soars among seniors. Journal Sentinel. Fauber, J. (2012b, October 2). Many injured workers remain on opioids, study finds.
    09/19/2016 - 3:30 am | View Link
  • Patient group seeks protections for pain pill prescribers
    The proposal would, among other things, codify in state law that patients with chronic ... narcotics to five patients. A Helena judge temporarily blocked the suspension while Ibsen challenges the board's action. It is not clear what relationship, if any ...
    09/18/2016 - 1:18 am | View Link
  • Community Network Training Treating The Methamphetamine Epidemic Patricia McKeen, LPCC Art Romero, LADAC, LPCC.
    Community Network Training Treating The Methamphetamine Epidemic Patricia McKeen, LPCC Art Romero, LADAC, LPCC. Published byJeffry White Modified about 1 year ago ...
    08/4/2016 - 6:15 pm | View Link
  • As Heroin Use by Whites Soars, Parents Urge Gentler Drug War
    A third told Clinton of the searing pain of losing her beloved son to heroin ... So officers like Eric Adams, a white former undercover narcotics detective in Laconia, are finding new ways to respond. He is deployed full time now by the Police Department ...
    10/30/2015 - 4:57 pm | View Link
  • How Can Chronic Pain Lead to Hepatitis C?
    Unfortunately, narcotics have a formidable dark side; they have a high potential for abuse, which can lead to physical dependence, addiction, overdose and even death. Claiming a surprising percentage of users in chronic pain, opioid addiction has proven to ...
    10/26/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Additional Roxanol Information
    Learn about patient information and medication guide for the drug Roxanol (Morphine Sulfate).
    09/28/2016 - 12:58 am | View Website
  • articles here
    Chiropractic Articles 1. Behavioral Changes and Chiropractic Care, A Case Study 2. Canadians and Chiropractic 3. Chiropractic Advisory Committee Named by U.S ...
    09/21/2016 - 9:09 pm | View Website
  • Percocet (Oxycodone and Acetaminophen): Side Effects ...
    Learn about Percocet (Oxycodone and Acetaminophen) may treat, uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, patient labeling, reviews, and related medications.
    09/27/2016 - 5:53 am | View Website
  • Today’s Heroin Epidemic | VitalSigns | CDC
    Heroin use has increased across the US among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. Some of the greatest increases occurred in demographic groups with ...
    07/6/2015 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs ...
    When the nation’s long-running war against drugs was defined by the crack epidemic and based in poor, predominantly black urban areas, the public response ...
    10/30/2015 - 10:51 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News