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Prescription Pain Killer Deaths Outnumber Heroin, Cocaine Overdoses
2014-06-18 07:35:39

Reports from a new study at McGill University indicate that there are a greater number of deaths from commonly prescribed painkillers than from heroin and cocaine overdose combined.

2014-06-12 16:26:24

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) reported today that partner AstraZeneca announced that the majority of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Anesthetic

2014-06-11 08:28:42

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel pain and cancer therapeutics, today announced that NASDAQ has halted

2014-06-10 12:29:31

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Anesthesia Research Society annual conference, which took place May 17-20, 2014, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

2014-06-09 08:28:46

New Express Scripts Research Identifies High Prescribers Among Peer Groups SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty percent of U.S.

2014-06-05 13:33:09

Pain medicines often lead to constipation for patients seeking long-term pain relief, but an investigational once-daily drug may help.

2014-06-05 12:29:48

CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued on March 14, 2014 revised guidance, "

2014-06-03 08:31:38

Additionally, Results of Independent Survey Show IV PCA a Burden for Postoperative Care Nurses REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-21 23:10:53

Healthesystems clinicians assembled a valuable resource for workers’ compensation payers to share with prescribers who are treating patients for chronic pain with opioid therapy.

2014-05-21 08:28:20

- Rapid and effective relief for all racehorses in study MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phosphagenics Limited (ASX:POH, OTCQX: PPGNY) study using its TPM(®)/Oxycodone


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