All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘painkillers’

Adolf Hitler Was A Junkie, Used Painkillers 24 Times A Day According To New Documentary

Hard evidences have been uncovered pointing to Adolf Hitler’s dependence and addiction to drugs. According to a new TV documentary Hitler the Junkie which premiered on Foxtel on Wednesday, the villainous leader had regularly consumed a cocktail of different drugs including tranquilizers, morphine and crystal meth. During his reign as the Third Reich, Hitler’s followers who worshiped him like a …

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Marijuana Legalization Shocker: Legalized States Have Fewer Painkiller Deaths

In a bit of news that will surely give anti-legalization forces cause for worry, CNN reports that states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes are reporting much lower death tolls due to painkiller overdose. The Journal of the American Medical Association released the supporting data behind this discovery. The study reviewed medical marijuana laws and death certificate data between …

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New Painkiller Could Be Made With Tarantula Venom?

Those huge, scary, and furry spiders, namely tarantulas, carry venom that just may hold the key to the development of a safe and effective new painkiller, according to a new study. After all, the U.S. pain medication industry has millions of people addicted to their offerings, so this just might be a better alternative to those addictive prescriptions. Yale University …

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Medicare: Contributing To Painkiller Addiction

Addictions to painkillers for Medicare patients is growing rapidly, but could Medicare be fueling this dangerous trend? It has been discovered that nearly one in three patients who get prescriptions for painkillers, can get them from multiple doctors, and the physician prescribing them is unaware that they are already receiving prescriptions from another doctor. This is a trend that could …

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Ryan Leaf: Former Chargers QB Arrested For Burglary

For the second time in just one week, Ryan Leaf has been arrested for burglary involving prescription pain killers. At one time a young QB with a bright future (he was selected just after Peyton Manning in the 1998 draft), Leaf seemed to begin his downward spiral last year after he underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor from his …

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