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Report shows drug-related deaths on rise in state

Posted on: December 8th, 2012 by
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Report shows drug-related deaths on rise in state- WHITEWATER — In a new report, David L. Nordstrom, an epidemiologist and associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, reveals striking data about drug poisonings in the state CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

Methadone may come under tighter scrutiny

Posted on: December 8th, 2012 by
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Methadone may come under tighter scrutiny-ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are likely to debate proposals next year to slap tighter supervision on the use of the potent drug methadone, CLICK TO CONTINUE READING  

PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE

Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by
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  PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE Nov. 30, 2012| By Dr. Nayvin Gordon   According to The Center for Disease Control (C.D.C.) 1/13/2012 , prescription drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing 37,485 people nationwide.  These opiates (narcotics) were also responsible for approximately eight million reports of drug abuse and or dependence.  Medical authorities state that “Opiates are highly addictive, and opiate Continue reading the story "PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE"

Welcome To Stop Methadone Deaths Blog

Posted on: November 23rd, 2012 by
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November 23, 2012 Welcome To Stop Methadone Deaths Blog We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We know this is a very difficult time of year for those who have lost loved ones. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We decided to add this blog so we could update everyone on what we are doing and things that you can do in your Continue reading the story "Welcome To Stop Methadone Deaths Blog"

Driver in fatal crash had ‘toxic’ level of drugs

Posted on: November 23rd, 2012 by
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Driver in fatal crash had ‘toxic’ level of drugs-CLICK HERE

Looking for Answers with Methadone

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 by
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Looking for Answers with Methadone- Click Here to Read the Story

AMA webinar spells out 8 ways physicians can curb opioid misuse

Posted on: November 15th, 2012 by
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AMA webinar spells out 8 ways physicians can curb opioid misuse- Click Here to read more and see information on methadone

‘We have more methadone-addicted babies’ — Minnesota statewide plan to tackle substance abuse presented

Posted on: November 10th, 2012 by
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'We have more methadone-addicted babies' -- Minnesota statewide plan to tackle substance abuse presented-CLICK HERE

Deadly Consequences of Medical Malpractice and Methadone

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by
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Deadly Consequences of Medical Malpractice and Methadone- CLICK HERE TO READ These Medical Malpractice and Methadone cases are also occurring when methadone is used to treat addiction. Of the 5000 methadone related deaths in 2009 approximately 25 % or 1250 of these deaths were related to methadone used for addiction. These deaths have also got to be addressed.

Methadone Deaths On The Rise

Posted on: November 7th, 2012 by
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Methadone Deaths On The Rise-CLICK HERE TO READ