Tag: Drug addiction

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LANSING, Mich. — Doctors would be required to check a prescription database before prescribing painkillers and other powerful drugs under legislation that won final...
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WHEELING, W.Va. — A registered nurse has admitted to illegally distributing drugs used to treat opioid addiction through her job at a clinic in...
A Georgia mother battles opioids to win back her kids

ELLIJAY, Georgia — The First Baptist Church auditorium was filling with an expectant crowd, friends and family who had been through so much. Kim...
Q&A: How is the US opioid crisis affecting children?

NEW YORK — Public attention to the historic wave of opioid addiction gripping the U.S. has focused mostly on its effect on adults and...
Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

INDIANAPOLIS — The case arrives with all the routine of a traffic citation: A baby boy, just 4 days old and exposed to heroin...
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WRENTHAM, Mass. — Tom Robichaud knows the damage drugs do. In...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The city of Providence will launch a program that aims to immediately connect people battling opioid addiction to treatment. ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio awarded $10 million in grants Thursday to six companies and a university that have come up with innovative scientific ideas...
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CHICAGO — The state of Illinois is launching an all-hours helpline to provide assistance to those impacted by opioid addiction. ...
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HELENA, Mont. — The state of Montana filed a consumer protection lawsuit against the manufacturer of OxyContin, alleging it engaged in deceptive marketing practices...

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