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Pet opioid prescriptions have soared, Penn study finds. But whos really using the meds?

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Jan 11, 2019 7:01 PM 3+ mon ago

Pet opioid prescriptions soar. But whos really using meds?

“We found that the increased quantity of opioids prescribed by our hospital was not due to increased patient volume alone,” said study author Dana Clarke, an assistant professor at the vet school....

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Dentist Prescriptions Fuel Opioid Addiction in Teens Study

infowars.com     4+ mon ago

Teens and young adults who receive their initial opioid prescriptions from their dentists or oral surgeons are at increased risk for opioid addiction in the following year, a study from the Stanford U...

Opioid Prescriptions Remain Static Despite Record Number Of Deaths

dailycaller.com     8+ mon ago

The annual number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers has largely remained static since 2007 despite record high overdose deaths and increased dosages. A study published Wednesday in medical jour...

Donald Trump claims progress in opioid fight, says prescriptions down by 34%

Donald Trump claims progress in opioid fight, says prescriptions down by 34%

washingtontimes.com     1+ hour, 17+ min ago

Trump claims progress in opioid fight, says prescriptions down by 34% Trump orders staff to boycott annual White House Correspondents Association dinner The U.S. opioid crisis wo...

Study: One-Third of US Adults Unknowingly Using Meds That Cause Depression

newsmax.com     9+ mon ago

An important new study from the University of Illinois in Chicago says that more than one-third of American adults may be using prescription medications that have the potential to cause depressio...

Botswana considers using elephant meat as pet food

nypost.com     2+ mon ago

Botswana is considering lifting a ban on hunting elephants -- and is recommending that meat from the massive mammals be used in pet food. The recommendation to lift the ban, imposed in January 2014, ...

Doctor Indicted On Nine Counts For Writing Illegal Opioid Prescriptions Tied To Two Deaths

dailycaller.com     8+ mon ago

Officials with the Department of Justice charged a West Virginia doctor accused of recklessly prescribing opioids between 2013 and February 2018 that were linked to fatalities. Mike Stuart, U.S. Atto...

ED meds

freerepublic.com     4+ mon ago

KEYWORDS: cialis; ed; geezers; levitra; revatio; sildenafil; tadalafil; viagra first 1-20, 21-40, 41-60, 61-80, 81-84 next last All I know is that anyone who steals a bottle of Viagra or Cialis is a...

Not surprised but REALLY????

freerepublic.com     3+ mon ago

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Connecticut opioid prescriptions down but number of deaths high

Connecticut opioid prescriptions down but number of deaths high

theday.com     2+ week ago

New statistics show physicians in Connecticut are continuing to prescribe fewer opioids to their patients, but the number of deaths associated with the powerful painkillers continu...

State's opioid prescriptions down but number of deaths high

washingtontimes.com     2+ week ago

New statistics show physicians in Connecticut are continuing to prescribe fewer opioids to their patients, but the number of deaths associated with the powerful painkillers continues to remain high in...

Indiana Health Systems Opioid Prescriptions Down 13 Percent Using New Tracking Program

Indiana Health System's Opioid Prescriptions Down 13 Percent Using New Tracking Program

indianapublicmedia.org     1+ mon ago

Indiana health systems are seeing a reduction in opioid prescriptions in response to the state's epidemic. Indiana University Health took measures to address opioid overprescribin...

Many opioid prescriptions go unexplained

nbcnews.com     7+ mon ago

Doctors gave no reason for a third of opioid prescriptions, study finds The study may help explain why so many unneeded opioid prescriptions get written. ...

Opioid prescriptions down in Hawaii

Opioid prescriptions down in Hawaii

hawaiitribune-herald.com     3+ mon ago

Share this story A state health official told legislators Thursday prescriptions written for opioid pain relievers in Hawaii have declined over the last four yea...

Tainted drugs ? Are prescriptions, hospital meds making you sicker?

chicago.suntimes.com     3+ mon ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Despite the jackhammer-like rhythm of a mechanical ventilator, Alicia Moreno had dozed off in a chair by her 1-year-old's hospital bed, when a doctor woke her with some bad news: T...

Oregon officials consider limiting opioid prescriptions

kezi.com     8+ mon ago

Oregon officials consider limiting opioid prescriptions The proposed change would limit coverage for five broad chronic pain conditions to 90 days of opioid pain relievers...

Opioid prescriptions ticking downward in Wisconsin

fox11online.com     8+ mon ago

by Brittany Ford, FOX 11 News The state-wide prescription drug monitoring program is helping healthcare professionals crack down on over prescribing, July 30, 2018. (WLUK/File Photo) AA GREEN BAY, Wi...

Nurse sentenced for illegal opioid prescriptions

washingtontimes.com     4+ week ago

KOIN reports that 60-year-old Julie Ann DeMille was sentenced Tuesday to 48 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release for illegally distributing prescription opioids, filing a fal...

Oregon eyes limits to opioid prescriptions

lmtribune.com     8+ mon ago

Associated Press BEND, Ore. - A proposed change to the state's Medicaid program aims to reduce the overprescribing of opioids, which has caused an epidemic of overdoses, Oregon officials said. The pro...

Oregon officials consider limiting opioid prescriptions

seattletimes.com     8+ mon ago

The Associated Press BEND, Ore. (AP) Oregon officials say a proposed change to the state s Medicaid program aims to reduce the overprescribing of opioids, which has caused an epidemic of overdos...

Nurse sentenced for illegal opioid prescriptions

seattletimes.com     4+ week ago

KOIN reports that 60-year-old Julie Ann DeMille was sentenced Tuesday to 48 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release for illegally distributing prescription opioids, filing a fal...

Opioid Prescriptions Cost Paterson Doctor Medical License

tapinto.net     8+ mon ago

By TAPINTO PATERSON STAFF Credits: Tap Into file photo NEWARK, NJ- A Paterson based podiatrist who was sentenced to 36 months in prison earlier this year for defrauding Medicare and private insurance ...

Massachusetts leads nation in reducing opioid prescriptions

streetinsider.com     9+ mon ago

Massachusetts leads nation in reducing opioid prescriptions E-mail Address 0 shares News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premi...

Colorado hospitals cut back on opioid prescriptions

Colorado hospitals cut back on opioid prescriptions

kktv.com     1+ mon ago

Colorado hospitals cut back on opioid prescriptions Posted: Thu 10:57 AM, Feb 28, 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Penrose Hospital is among several hospital ...

Northwestern Montana tribes to limit opioid prescriptions

kulr8.com     5+ mon ago

Northwestern Montana tribes to limit opioid prescriptions Posted: Updated: By Associated Press ...

Opioid prescriptions take dip in west Kentucky

paducahsun.com     8+ mon ago

The number of western Kentucky adults who received prescriptions for opioids has declined significantly, according to a Kentucky Health Issues Poll. The adults surveyed in western Kentucky who said th...

Massachusetts leads nation in reducing opioid prescriptions

kswo.com     9+ mon ago

Massachusetts leads nation in reducing opioid prescriptions - KSWO 7News...

Study: Pets opioid prescriptions up 41 Percent

Study: Pets' opioid prescriptions up 41 Percent

philadelphia.cbslocal.com     3+ mon ago

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The opioid crisis isn't just impacting people. A new study says there's been a substantial increase in the amount of pain medication being prescribed for pets...

Colorado hospitals work to reduce opioid prescriptions

Colorado hospitals work to reduce opioid prescriptions

9news.com     3+ week ago

DENVER -- If you really want a problem to stop, then perhaps the best place to start is the beginning. Welch is the Director of Communications for the Colorado Hospital Associatio...

Missouri doctor sentenced for illegal opioid prescriptions

washingtontimes.com     4+ mon ago

The doctor, 62-year-old Philip Dean of Warrenton, pleaded guilty in August to federal charges of illegally distributing opiate medications and making a false statement to the Medicare program. He was ...

Study examines opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, trends in opioid prescriptions

medicalxpress.com     5+ mon ago

Opioid-related overdoses and deaths remain a major public health concern in Massachusetts, yet adolescents who experience opioid-related nonfatal overdose (NFOD) have been rarely studied. Using public...

Missouri has two systems to monitor opioid prescriptions. But it still has gaps

stltoday.com     8+ mon ago

NEOSHO, Mo. Once or twice a week, pharmacist Tim Mitchell has to play the role of an investigator, calling physicians and other pharmacists to verify a prescription. Mitchell operates three pha...

Missouri doctor sentenced for illegal opioid prescriptions

Missouri doctor sentenced for illegal opioid prescriptions

chron.com     4+ mon ago

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Delaware suspends doctor's license over opioid prescriptions

readingeagle.com     4+ mon ago

Delaware suspends doctor's license over opioid prescriptions A Delaware doctor has had his medical license and controlled substance privileges suspended for failing...

Delaware suspends doctor's license over opioid prescriptions

washingtontimes.com     4+ mon ago

News outlets report state documents say Ifeanyi Udezulu also ignored red flags like anonymous calls about his patients selling his prescriptions and the results of drug screens. The Delaware Departme...

Massachusetts leads nation in reducing opioid prescriptions

bizjournals.com     9+ mon ago

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Doctors pressured for opioid prescriptions seek alternatives

Doctors pressured for opioid prescriptions seek alternatives

washingtontimes.com     3+ mon ago

Doctors in Kansas knew their pain patient -- older, overweight and medicated for a back injury -- was at a crossroads after he fell at home and landed in the hospital. His opioid ...

Study examines opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, trends in opioid prescriptions

eurekalert.org     5+ mon ago

Adolescent females experience more non-fatal opioid overdoses than males; neither group receives adequate medication for follow-up treatment Opioid-related overdoses and deaths remain a major public ...

Trends in opioid prescriptions in children, adolescents

eurekalert.org     5+ mon ago

Trends in opioid prescriptions in children, adolescents Bottom Line: Prescription opioids dispensed to children and adolescents have steadily decreased since 2012 in an analysis of data from a large ...

NY doctors charged over opioid prescriptions amid epidemic

dailymail.co.uk     6+ mon ago

Oxycodone pain pills have contibuted to an opioid addiction crisis that was the driving force behind 1,500 drug overdose deaths in New York in 2017 Prosecutors unveiled charges on Thursday against fi...

Trends in opioid prescriptions in children and adolescents

sciencedaily.com     4+ mon ago

Trends in opioid prescriptions in children and adolescents Researchers observed a downward shift in opioid prescriptions in children and adolescents, which aligns with previously reported trends in a...

Number of opioid prescriptions remains unchanged, research finds

sciencedaily.com     8+ mon ago

Close Despite increased attention to opioid abuse, prescriptions have remained relatively unchanged for many U.S. patients, research led by Mayo Clinic finds. The research, published in The BMJ, show...

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

sfgate.com     3+ mon ago

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Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

newsobserver.com     3+ mon ago

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says...

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

hawaiinewsnow.com     3+ mon ago

Dr. Daniel Galanis told state lawmakers last week that the average number of monthly opioid prescriptions has decreased from about 69,000 in 2015 to 54,500 last year, the Hawaii Tr...

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

thegardenisland.com     3+ mon ago

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says By Associated Press...

Georgia doctor gets prison for illegal opioid prescriptions

Georgia doctor gets prison for illegal opioid prescriptions

sfgate.com     2+ week ago

Georgia doctor gets prison for illegal opioid prescriptions A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Dr. Vinod Shah to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to il...

Federal prosecutors warn Massachusetts doctors about opioid prescriptions

Federal prosecutors warn Massachusetts doctors about opioid prescriptions

wwlp.com     4+ mon ago

Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling sent a letter telling prescribers they'd been identified as having prescribed opioids to a patient within 60 days of that patient's death...

Hawaii opioid prescriptions on downward trend, official says

washingtontimes.com     3+ mon ago

Dr. Daniel Galanis told state lawmakers last week that the average number of monthly opioid prescriptions has decreased from about 69,000 in 2015 to 54,500 last year, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reporte...

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