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The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
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The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:10 PM 34,216 Views 15 Comments

The opioid crisis has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US since 1999.

'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'
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'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'

Dec 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,258 Views 62 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen underlined the quality of the province’s medical team.

How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?
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How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?

Dec 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,531 Views 39 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll spoke frankly about the use of pills last night.

'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby
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'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby

Dec 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 46,599 Views 83 Comments

‘It almost became like habit where it gave me a fighting chance if I wasn’t feeling 100%.’

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
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Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 19,111 Views 32 Comments

One in three women are estimated to use ibuprofen in the first three months of pregnancy.

Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says
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Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,393 Views 25 Comments

The 66-year-old passed away on 3 October 2017.

British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt
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British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt

Dec 26th 2017, 1:50 PM 42,016 Views 53 Comments

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend.

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
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Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day

Aug 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,426 Views 0 Comments

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects
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New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 AM 39,295 Views 23 Comments

The synthetic drug, PZM21, also does not produce addiction.

Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'
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Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'

Jul 18th 2011, 9:08 AM 1,260 Views 2 Comments

Research claims that drugs like paracetamol reduces agitation in patients – and could be substitute for antipsychotic meds.

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers
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Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

Feb 17th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Researchers discover that the opposite of the placebo effect also exists – if we believe a drug isn’t working on our bodies, then it probably won’t.