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Heroin Use and Fatalities Rising May Be Due to Cost, Other Opioid Use

Heroin Use and Fatalities Rising May Be Due to Cost, Other Opioid Use

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Elk7YmaUGro Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Hall-Flavin are available in the downloads. Heroin is cheap, easily obtainable and on the rise as a killer across the nation. Because it is so cheap, heroin abuse is being seen in younger people and more people in the middle class. Experts say oxycontin [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Aumento en recetas de opioides corre paralelo a alza en consumo de heroína y sobredosis

Aumento en recetas de opioides corre paralelo a alza en consumo de heroína y sobredosis

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 12 de febrero de 2014 — La heroína no solamente es adictiva y mortal, sino que su consumo aumenta entre los estadounidenses. Esta perturbadora tendencia corre paralela al alza en el abuso de analgésicos recetados de base opioide ocurrida en los últimos años, dicen los expertos de [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Expert Alert: Increase in Opioid Prescriptions Parallels Spike in Heroin Use, Overdoses

Expert Alert: Increase in Opioid Prescriptions Parallels Spike in Heroin Use, Overdoses

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 12, 2014 — Not only is heroin addictive and deadly, its use is increasing among Americans. That disturbing trend parallels the spike of opioid based prescription painkiller abuse in recent years, say Mayo Clinic experts. Heroin, a drug that can be smoked, sniffed/snorted or injected intravenously, [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Sprung anesthesia and prostate cancer study next steps (:14)

Juraj Sprung, M.D., Ph.D., an anesthesiologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Anesthesia Outcomes Laboratory, discusses a study that found the methods used to numb prostate cancer patients when their prostate glands are removed for adenocarcinoma may affect whether or not tumors recur. Opioids, painkillers commonly given after surgery, may [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Sprung anesthesia and prostate cancer study results (:44)

Juraj Sprung, M.D., Ph.D., an anesthesiologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Anesthesia Outcomes Laboratory, discusses a study that found the methods used to numb prostate cancer patients when their prostate glands are removed for adenocarcinoma may affect whether or not tumors recur. Opioids, painkillers commonly given after surgery, may [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Sprung anesthesia and prostate cancer patient message (:58)

Juraj Sprung, M.D., Ph.D., an anesthesiologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Anesthesia Outcomes Laboratory, discusses a study that found the methods used to numb prostate cancer patients when their prostate glands are removed for adenocarcinoma may affect whether or not tumors recur. Opioids, painkillers commonly given after surgery, may [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Pain With Addiction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jon Ebbert discusses addiction in the realm of chronic pain. To listen, click the link below. Pain With Addiction

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