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Friday, December 9, 2016 - More than 50000 overdose deaths reported in US - Concord Monitor

CNN More than 50000 overdose deaths reported in US Concord Monitor "The stage was set with the prescription opiate problem," said New Hampshire Medical Examiner Thomas Andrew told the Monitor in March. "It cut such a wide swath through our population that when those folks switched over . . . to use heroin and ... Opioid Epidemic Is an Immediate Test for Donald Trump's AdministrationWall Street Journal all 60 news articles »

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Do your part to curb Kentucky's opioid epidemic - Lexington Herald Leader

Do your part to curb Kentucky's opioid epidemic Lexington Herald Leader That's why the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care and the Kentucky Medical Association are launching Know Your Meds KY. This statewide campaign will encourage patients to look to their physicians for education about how best to use, store and ...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 'Nightmare' superbug cases rise in Illinois health-care facilities - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune 'Nightmare' superbug cases rise in Illinois health-care facilities Chicago Tribune The state survey counted medical patients who tested positive for a germ known as CRE, short for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, which withstands many of the strongest antibiotics. It generally strikes at health-care facilities, often among ... and more »

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Medical Aid In Dying Close To Becoming A Legal Option In Colorado - CBS Local

CBS Local Medical Aid In Dying Close To Becoming A Legal Option In Colorado CBS Local DENVER (CBS4) - Colorado's governor has yet to certify the results of last month's ballot measures, but implementation of one initiative is already underway. The Colorado Medical Board voted to change its policy on medical aid in dying to comply with ...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Slick road, speed cited as factors in serious Cambridge crash - Bangor Daily News

Slick road, speed cited as factors in serious Cambridge crash Bangor Daily News Woodard was flown by LifeFlight to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor due to the severity of his injuries, which Ross said included head and possible internal injuries. The crash happened about 8:20 a.m. on Guilford Road, when Woodard apparently ...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Maryland panel names medical marijuana dispensary winners - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun Maryland panel names medical marijuana dispensary winners Baltimore Sun Maryland moved another step closer to making medical marijuana available to patients with the announcement Friday of preliminary licenses for 102 dispensaries across the state. The companies picked to run the dispensaries now must undergo additional ... Panel to release names of medical pot dispensary applicantsWTOP Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Selects DispensariesWCBC Radio One Maryland county medical-marijuana dispensary finalist namedHerald-Mail Media CapitalGazette.com -Delaware 105.9 -Washington Post all 17 news articles »

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Constellation and the Iowa Medical Society Announce Dispute Resolution - Business Wire (press release)

Constellation and the Iowa Medical Society Announce Dispute Resolution Business Wire (press release) MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Constellation, Inc., and the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) today announced the resolution of a dispute concerning a trademark licensing agreement between the parties. Terms of the resolution were not disclosed. and more »