Tag Archives: Opioids

Former pharmacy owner in Alexandria pleads guilty to illegally dispensing opioids – WUSA9.com

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Former pharmacy owner in Alexandria pleads guilty to illegally dispensing opioids  WUSA9.com The operator of the now-defunct pharmacies has never been qualified to serve as a licensed pharmacist, the Department of Justice says. "Pharmacy|Nutrition" – Google News

Injection of opioids linked to significant increase in bacterial heart infections

People who inject drugs are at a high risk for a number of health issues. In a new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, researchers discovered a significant rise in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious heart infection, among Ontarians who inject drugs. When examining opioid prescriptions in the province, the research team discovered… Read More »