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Purdue Pharma Tries to Block Oxy Revelations

By Jed Bickman

The manufacturers of OxyContin react to the threat of disclosures that might prove they lied (again) about their addictive drug. MORE  

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By Will Godfrey

Chris Christie Denounces the War on Drugs, How Ambien Wakes the Near Dead, and America's Druggiest Colleges. MORE  

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By Will Godfrey

Low Drinking Age Laws Raise Adult Women's Suicide Risk, Teen "Watched Pal OD on Heroin" and Called 911 Next Morning, and Reporter Hallucinates After Eating "World's Hottest" Chilli. MORE  

Methadone Baby Sold to Drug Dealers (For Drugs)

By Jed Bickman

The alleged price for a baby was $13,000, a second-hand car and 50 Oxy pills. MORE  

Medicare Charged with Paying for Pill Habits and Fake Patients

By Jennifer Matesa

Doctor-shopping, professional fake patients and elderly entrepreneurs may be aided and abetted by the social insurance program. MORE  

Suburbia's Now the Opioid Front Line

By Jennifer Matesa

Southwest Pennsylvania's suburbs are taking a heavy hit, with residents often moving from pain pills to heroin. MORE  

Chicago's Suburbanites Graduate from Oxy to Smack

By Anthony Daconti

Prescription pills have long since overtaken heroin use in the US, but they can also lead back there. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Alcoholic Asians May Benefit More from Naltrexone, InTheRooms.com, Drugfree.org and The Fix Host Virtual Town Hall Tonight, and Michael Jackson Was Drunk at "This Is It" News Conference. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Rogue Pharmacies Bank on Oxycodone, Former WWE Wrestler Faces Steroid and Ecstasy Charges, and Missouri Kindergartener Brings Crack Pipe and Meth to Show-and-Tell. MORE  

Priapic Pillhead "Pillaged His Pop"

By Ariel Nagi

A man tormented by an everlasting erection was prescribed Oxy for the pain and got hooked, leading to a robbery attempt on his dad, say cops. MORE  

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