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The new White House Heroin Program Response Strategy is aimed at combating the national rise in heroin abuse by concentrating on regions of the country considered the most affected. The $13.4 million funding has been allocated to what are called "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)." "Of…

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  DEA Issues Nationwide Public Health Warning About Fentanyl and Fentanyl-laced Heroin The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a "nationwide alert" about the growing threat to public health of the opioid painkiller fentanyl. The warning comes because of a recent surge in…

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According to Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) reports, In 2009 alone, from within emergency departments in the US that: 4.6 million visits were made due to drug related incidents 27.1 percent involved non-medical use of pharmaceuticals (i.e., prescription or over the counter medications,…

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California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced a crackdown on rampant prescription drug fraud in California, including arrests of dozens of abusers who averaged hundreds of doctor and pharmacy visits to collect massive quantities of addictive drugs like Valium, Vicodin, and OxyContin…

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The Encarta Dictionary defines autopsy as “The medical examination of a dead body in order to establish the cause and circumstances of death.” The early Egyptians performed autopsies. An autopsy was performed on Julius Caesar. In Florida, the legislature has instructed the medical…

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Prescription drug addiction, abuse and dependency have reached near epidemic proportions. Abuse of prescription drugs is now second only to marijuana, and greater than all illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine, says the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Abuse of these…

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Rick never expected he would wind up with the problem of prescription drug abuse. He was a high school athlete, graduated college with honors, moved to Florida and was working successfully in his chosen career path. However, like many Americans, Rick found himself addicted to painkillers after…

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