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WSBT-TV ReporterIt’s a shocking statistic impacting lots of local families – last year in St. Joseph County, more people died from accidental drug overdoses than in car accidents. Many of those deaths were caused by prescription drugs. It’s a...
Prescription turn-in event targets youth drug abuse To the editor: An alarming number of Washington County youth are intentionally abusing prescription medications to get high. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled...
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain. Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
On Oct. 31, 2012, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia was one of seven states to receive a $45,000 grant from the National Governors Association to participate in a Prescription Drug Abuse Reduction Police Academy. Prescription drug abuse...
Editor’s note: The following letter is being printed again after it ran with errors in Wednesday’s edition of the Sun. Mayfield wrong on House Bill 1 Dear editor, In the past week or so there have been some letters lauding Donna Mayfield for...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgBy all preliminary accounts, the first stem-cell therapy treatment done on a canine in Nicholasville is a complete success. The 8-year-old golden Labrador and service dog, Booster, had been showing signs of hip dysplasia and became the first to undergo...
Tags: Hip Replacement, Symptoms, Pittsburgh, Hips
Beach a dedicated leader Dear editor, I am writing in support of Rick Beach’s candidacy for city commissioner. Rick has been very active in his role as Winchester commissioner. He has accomplished great things for the citizens of our community,...
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The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
WILLIAMSBURG – A woman who helped change how medical professionals care for patients with chronic pain died Oct. 7. Maureen Carling, 73, a English-born nurse and retired hospice worker who moved to Williamsburg 18 years ago, developed the...
An Anderson nurse and her daughter were arrested Monday for insurance fraud and dealing drugs. Police said Paula Bolt and Kelly Bolt were dealing pain killers, after getting them by filling out fake prescriptions and health insurance claims. Police said...
This is the last in a four-part series exploring the impacts of heroin use on the greater Glendale area. In 1897, German chemist Heinrich Dreser catapulted two drugs to international fame, making the Bayer pharmaceutical company a household name. One...
Reading your article on health care insurance last month I was struck by how Maryland is attempting to make health care services available to all state residents at an affordable price ("Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits," Sept....
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