Tag archive for ‘Drug’
By Admin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Whitney: Can I Be Me? – The soul singer whose gilded life slid into drug abuse

THE brief life and tragic, scandal shrouded, death of singer Whitney Houston has been the subject of acres of newsprint and many hours of television. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By Admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Free needle vending machine for drug users debuts in Vegas

The free needle vending machines are meant to reduce the transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis C. KLAS LAS VEGAS — Southern Nevada will soon become the first place in the country to have vending More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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First drug approved for movement disorder caused by certain meds

TRENTON, N.J. — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for treating a neurological syndrome that causes uncontrollable body movements that can also interfere with speech, swallowing and breathing. The More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Pennsylvania congressman to be named drug czar by Trump

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Penn., official photo. Congressman Marino’s website Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino is expected to step down from his seat to take on a new role in the Trump administration. Multiple More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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“Unconscionable” spikes in drug prices could soon be stopped in one state

The diabetes drug insulin has seen big price hikes in recent years. istockphoto Maryland would be the first state to empower the state’s attorney general to take action to stop pharmaceutical price gouging under More...

By Admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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VA vows more drug tests, inspections amid opioid theft

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it would boost employee drug testing and inspections amid rising cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions, acknowledging gaps that had allowed More...

By Admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Addicts using pets to feed drug habit, vets warn

As animal lovers, veterinarians pride themselves on being trusting and caring people. They don’t want to believe anyone would intentionally hurt their pet, but in recent years, they’ve had to train themselves More...

By Admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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CDC: Drug OD deaths nearly triple since 1999

Drug overdose deaths have nearly tripled in the United States since 1999, with whites and middle-aged Americans bearing much of the brunt, a new government report shows. More than 16 out of every 100,000 Americans More...

By Admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Drug horrors as fatal heroin overdoses quadruple in five years

THE number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said today, as the price of the drug dropped and its potency increased. Daily Express :: World More...