Prince Treated for Drug Overdose Days Before Death

Prince was treated for a drug overdose 6 days before his death … multiple sources tell TMZ. We broke the story … Prince’s private jet made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois last Friday, hours after he performed in Atlanta. At the time his reps said he was battling the flu … something we questioned […]

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Manager: WWE legend Chyna died of accidental drug overdose

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former wrestling star Chyna died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said Wednesday. “It’s a 98 percent certainty and 2 percent speculation,” Anthony Anzaldo said. Anzaldo, who lived nearby, discovered the 46-year-old ex-WWE star dead on April 20 in her bed at herRedondo Beach home. He […]

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Prescription painkiller abuse reaches epidemic levels

Prescription painkiller abuse reaches epidemic levelsTYLER STARTED TAKING HYDROCODONE AFTER BREAKING HIS COLLARBONE. LATER HE GOT A PRESCRIPTION FOR OXYCONTIN. See all stories on this topic Dresden Police: Man Sells TennCare Wheelchair for DrugsThey said the man sold his wheelchair for five hydrocodone pills, which is worth about a nickel. Investigators said they then found […]

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Citizens Commission on Human Rights Launches Petition for a Congressional Investigation into …

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Launches Petition for a Congressional Investigation into …Prescriptions written specifically for antipsychotic drugs for active-duty troops increased 1,083 percent from 2005 to 2011, compared to prescriptions in … See all stories on this topic

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ADHD kids treated with unapproved antipsychotics

ADHD kids treated with unapproved antipsychoticsThe use of antipsychotic drugs to treat ADHD has not been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration – this is known as an “atypical” use. See all stories on this topic

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Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Study Detailing Rising Off-Label Use …

Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Study Detailing Rising Off-Label Use …continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which reveals the off-label use of atypical antipsychotic … See all stories on this topic Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: StudyTHURSDAY, […]

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Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasing

Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasingNew Rochelle, NY, April 7, 2014  Antipsychotic medications are often used for unlabeled indications, such as treatment of children and adolescents … See all stories on this topic

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Addicted Oklahoma: A former prescription drug addict comes clean

Addicted Oklahoma: A former prescription drug addict comes clean Lea Gray was 15 when a sympathetic relative gave her a 7.5-milligram Lortab, a prescription painkiller containing hydrocodone and acetaminophen.See all stories on this topic States Revolt Against Powerful New Painkiller Many feel the extended-release pill is prone to abuse, because it's not tamper resistant and […]

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Pill ban having ripple effect

Florida Weighs Easing Mandatory Minimums In Drug CasesTALLAHASSEE — Having seven hydrocodone painkillers on you without a valid prescription can land you in prison with a mandatory three-year … See all stories on this topic Legislators look at easing “harsh’ mandatory prescription-drug sentencing requirementsHaving seven hydrocodone painkillers on you without a valid prescription can land […]

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Fatty Acid Reduces Risk of Progression of Psychiotic Disorder and Prevention in Young

Fatty Acid Reduces Risk of Progression of Psychiotic Disorder and Prevention in YoungA Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Published in “General Psychiatry” by the American Medial Association February 2, 2010 G. Paul Amminger, MD; Miriam R. Schäfer, MD; Konstantinos Papageorgiou, MD; Claudia M. Klier, MD; Sue M. Cotton, PhD; Susan M. Harrigan, MSc; Andrew Mackinnon, PhD; Patrick D. McGorry, […]

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