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Opiate withdrawal among infants increased three-fold between 2000 and 2009 due to prescription painkiller abuse among mothers-to-be, according to a first-of-its-kind study in the United States.
Former NBA Star Chris Herren’s message of hope and perserverence in a triumphant battle with the scourge of drug addiction has captured the imagination of young people across the country.
Patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and shortness of breath found that opioids provided relief and improved their quality of life.
Long term opium use, even in relatively low doses, is associated with almost double the risk of death from many causes, particularly circulatory diseases, respiratory conditions and cancer.
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