All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pills’

‘Mortal Kombat’ Pills Linked to Multiple Deaths

Gone are the days when Mortal Kombat simply referred to an awesomely graphic, beat-em-up video game or a terribly lame movie, and here are the times when Mortal Kombat has reified itself all too well. In February, British news outlets released a story covering the death of 17-year-old Regane MacColl at a Scottish nightclub. According to witness reports, MacColl collapsed …

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Heavy Opioid Abusers Often Have Prescriptions, Shows Study

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today highlighted new research showing that Doctors themselves often supply patients at risk for opioid overdose. The new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, shows that the patients who use opioids (for recreation) 200 or more days out of every year often get their drugs …

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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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