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Mexican authorities say seizures of synthetic opioid fentanyl are 465% higher than 2019, rising to almost 2,300 lbs from around 405 lbs last year. Reduced traffic due to coronavirus may have made shipments of drugs easier to detect at border. #opioidcrisis
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From Fed court: 35-year-old man & a 32-year-old woman overdosed & died from drugs Dr. Moran’s prescribed. Indictment alleges Insys Therapeutics paid Moran $140,000 in ‘kickbacks’ to prescribe drug & disguised those payments as speaking fees. #opioidcrisis
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New York state is suing Johnson & Johnson and looking to recover $2 billion over the pharmaceutical giant's alleged role in the opioid epidemic, which has left millions of Americans addicted to potent painkillers & hundreds of thousands dead. #opioidcrisis
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New study by researchers at U of Illinois Chicago and the U of Pittsburgh suggests that a significant proportion of older patients receiving opioids at dental visits also use psychotropic medications -- a potentially harmful combination. #opioidcrisis
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Surgeons routinely prescribe opioids to breast cancer patients undergoing lumpectomy, but most patients, including those whose surgery involves sentinel lymph node biopsy can control pain with nonnarcotic medication according to new research. #opioidcrisis

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