Incentives pulling drugmakers away from finding opiod solution to combat addiction – The Times

Posted by - November 24, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Cash for research to design opiods that can’t be as easily abused are tied into cancer, Alzheimer’s funding, driving cost for abuse-resistant pain medications up Jared S. HopkinsBloomberg News For the drug industry, building a better pain pill is a problem. Pharmaceutical companies have introduced new medicines

Prescription Drug Abuse Leading to More Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – KTAL

Posted by - November 24, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Dr. W. Neil Gallagher and wife Gail Gallagher sit with their children. (Courtesy: Gail Gallagher) Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Dr. W. Neil Gallagher and wife Gail Gallagher sit with their children. (Courtesy: Gail

LETTER: Conversation can help prevent a tragedy – MyCentralJersey.com

Posted by - November 24, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Getty Images/iStockphoto A bottle with a hydrocodone (the generic name for drug sold under other names by various pharmaceutical companies) label and hydrocodone tablets spilling out isolated on white background. Hydrocodone is a popular prescription semi-synthetic opioid that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone

Prescription drug abuse leading to more grandparents raising grandchildren – KXAN.com

Posted by - November 24, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Related Coverage AUSTIN (KXAN) – The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is unwavering and Gail Gallagher remembers the day more than a decade ago that feeling grew even stronger. “The older one took the hand of the younger one and said we’re safe now,” Gallagher said.