Posts Tagged ‘Opioid Abuse’

Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern

Friday, March 5, 2010 9:24 1 Comment

Part I
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women.
On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman syndrome fuels pill-pop culture, and it’s about how […]

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Opioid Dependence

Friday, July 20, 2007 20:06 1 Comment

Opioid Dependence by Carl R. Sullivan, MD
The United States is currently experiencing an epidemic of patients dependent on opioids. These drugs, which are also known as narcotics, opiates and pain killers include some of the most addictive drugs known to man.
Many people are familiar with the opioid drug heroin, which has been illegal in the […]

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Opioid Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse: Seductive, Sedating Drugs Can Wreak Havoc on Your Health and Life

Friday, July 20, 2007 20:05 No Comments

Opioid Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse: Seductive, Sedating Drugs Can Wreak Havoc on Your Health and Life
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Prescription drug abuse is a major health problem in the United States with Opioids leading the pack of drugs that are abused.
People on the street usually refer to Opioids as narcotics. Opioids are […]

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Opioid Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse with Carl R. Sullivan, M.D.

Friday, July 20, 2007 10:47 1 Comment

Tune in on Friday, July 20th from 5:30pm to 6:00pm EST. Carl Sullivan, MD will join Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, Host and Executive Producer of Health in 30® to talk about addictions to pain medicine.
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