Post Archives from the ‘Prescription Drugs Other’ Category
IF THIS IS A VICTORY WHAT IS A DEFEAT? October 31,2013/ By: Dr. Nayvin Gordon Commentary on the front page article of the New York Times, Monday October 28, 2013: "F.D.A. Shift On Painkillers Was Years in the Making" What was this shift? The F.D.A. issued new recommendations reducing to 90 days from 180 days as the length of times a patient could refill the narcotic Vicodin without a … Continue reading the story "IF THIS IS A VICTORY WHAT IS A DEFEAT?"
In this feature-length documentary, photographer Nance Ackerman describes the havoc prescription painkiller OxyContin wreaked in the already weakened Cape Breton town of Glace Bay. The film guides us through a culture of economic and social depression where we encounter men and women at different stages of dependency. Demystifying the world of the addict while showing us the complex social nexus that led to such despair, … Continue reading the story "Cottonland- Documentary about Oxycontin"
California panel advances bills targeting prescription drug abuse- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Prescription drug regulator aimed at curbing painkiller abuse-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
OxyContin trial to be held in Pike Co.-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING Maybe one day we'll have our day in court with the makers of methadone.
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
Federal Plan for Prescriber Education on Opioids Misses Opportunities-CLICK HERE