Panola County sues opioid manufacturers, joining growing list of East Texas plaintiffs

By: Meredith Shamburger - Longview News-Journal   CARTHAGE — Panola County has joined a growing list of East Texas counties that are suing opioid manufacturers, […]

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Seniors More Likely to Fall When Taking Opioids After Hospital Treatment: Study

Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study. &[…]

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Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- How long you take opioid painkillers after surgery is a much stronger risk factor for addiction and overdose than the dosage of […]

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Did You Know?

  According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, consistent marijuana use that starts in adolescence is associated with a loss of IQ points in […]

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Majority of Opioid Calls Concentrated in East Coast States, California, and Texas

Click here to read about the "Number of Calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers Involving Human Exposure to Opioids, January 1, 2017–November 30, 2017" in Issue 6 […]

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