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The FDA has suggested tighter controls on how doctors prescribe common, widely-use narcotic painkillers containing the narcotic hydrocodone.
Death from analgesic overdose, including the painkillers oxycodone and codeine, is more concentrated in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a prevalence of high divorce, single-parent homes than deaths from unintentional causes.
Medical Drug Detox Center in Boston MA is offering free detox consultations.
A recent study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that a change in the way police respond to drug-related overdose emergencies could contribute to improved outcomes of the victims and to the communities where overdoses occur.
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A study published last week found that the number of opioid prescriptions for non-cancer pain has almost doubled in the past decade.
New FDA labels will emphasize the potential dangers of addictive painkillers, particularly extended-release and long-acting varieties, while emphasizing that safer options should be considered before prescribing such drugs.
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