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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018 file photo, Christine Gagnon, of Southington, Conn., holds a sign during a protest with others who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses, outside the Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn. Gagnon lost her son Michael 13 months earlier. Nearly ten years ago, the blockbuster painkiller OxyContin was reformulated to discourage abuse by snorting and injecting, but it's unclear whether the harder-to-abuse format has decreased cases of addiction, overdose and death. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
July 22, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, the maker of OxyContin responded to a growing wave of opioid abuse by making the painkiller harder to snort and inject. But has that reformulation translated into fewer drug overdoses and deaths? It's a question that experts like Dr. Raeford Brown of the...
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July 20, 2019 - 10:23 am
Is that a ticking time bomb you're putting in your mouth?
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July 20, 2019 - 9:53 am
Symptoms can take one to two weeks to appear.
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July 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm
"Everyone is at risk in this weather.”
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July 19, 2019 - 3:47 pm
"For $5 I even got faucet water."
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July 19, 2019 - 7:33 am
Anyone who was in the ER at Children's Hospital on July 16 should get vaccinated.
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July 18, 2019 - 2:38 pm
But watch what you drink with it or how you follow it up with dessert.
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July 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
Powerful undercurrents of 10 miles an hour are just a few feet below the water surface.
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July 15, 2019 - 11:30 am
Just kick back and relax. Oh, that's right. You can't if you live in Detroit.
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July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
( KYW Newsradio ) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson...
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