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When a Good Drug Goes Bad

drug addition, workplace safety

“I’m going to prescribe a little something for your pain,” says the doctor following your workplace injury, your scheduled non- work-related surgery, or your nagging aching back that’s your fault because you abuse it. The prescription starts out with good intentions and with a purpose—to help manage your physical pain.  What transpires for some changes their lives forever—an addiction to ...

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West Virginia attorney general criticizes Obama on coal role

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s Republican attorney general is criticizing President Barrack Obama for what he calls the Democrat’s assault on the state’s struggling coal industry. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey scolded the president ahead of his visit to Charleston on Wednesday to address West Virginia’s devastating drug overdose death rate — the highest in the nation. While Morrisey commends Obama ...

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