At Prescription Drug Abuse Conference, US Rep. Keating Criticizes FDA's

At prescription drug abuse conference, US Rep. Keating criticizes FDA's
ATLANTA, Ga. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to approve Zohydro, a potent and controversial painkiller, was "outrageous" and will have "long-lasting, devastating effects" across the nation, U.S. Rep. William Keating said Wednesday …
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States rebel against powerful new painkiller
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — State officials around the country are rebelling over a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health authorities fear could worsen the nation's deadly scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse. On Thursday …
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Efforts increased to reduce heroin, prescription drug addiction in Macomb
“Lawmakers across the country have attempted to stem the tide and decrease abuse and misuse of medications,” the alliance says in a press release. “However, approaches to solve the issue have not been comprehensive and the problem has worsened.”.
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